Author Topic: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-11 Dragon - RNDZ, Berthing, ISS Ops - UPDATES  (Read 85503 times)


Offline Chris Bergin

During the Sunday orbital commute (channelling Rob Navias) we can post videos of the Dragon pass over the UK (and other places) last night. Some amazing videos on Youtube.

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You summoned a video! Dragon passing over UK - and the second stage & solar panel covers photobombing along the way. Not my video, but best one I've seen.



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Dragon Resupply Mission (CRS-11) passing over Oxfordshire 22 minutes after launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Florida. The two light in the middle are the Dragon capsule and the second stage, the two lights on either side are the discarded protective fairings tumbling away from the craft. Look for a thruster correction burst at 1min 12sec.
« Last Edit: 06/04/2017 01:22 PM by Jarnis »

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SSRMS in good configuration for Dragon grapple and berthing

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Approach Initiation burn.


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HA3-MC1 and -MC2 burns - in the bag.

Now: CE3 burn - Dragon heading to 6km out.

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In Cupola, Peggy and 2fish are ready to monitor the Dragon approach
« Last Edit: 06/05/2017 11:54 AM by centaurinasa »

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in 30 mn, NTV "Coverage of the Rendezvous and Capture of the SpaceX/Dragon CRS-11 Cargo Craft at the ISS (Capture scheduled at 10 a.m. ET)"

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Peggy give some update on preparation for Dragon ops to MCC-H
« Last Edit: 06/05/2017 12:23 PM by centaurinasa »

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Here we go!

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Capcom: "Space X MCC and MCC-H ready to dragon Inside KOS"
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Tally ho! Dragon approaching from 250 meters. CUCU monitor view:

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MCC-H.

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Peggy and 2fish monitor the Dragon approach
(and if neccessary command an abort with CUCU ("COTS UHF Communications Unit")
« Last Edit: 06/05/2017 02:22 PM by centaurinasa »

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Entering the KOS

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Heading to 30m

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