Author Topic: LIVE : Crew Dragon (SpX-DM2) Rndz/Docking/FD2 - May 31, 2020 : UPDATES  (Read 77517 times)

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Dragon is visible to ISS external cameras
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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Dragon is visible to ISS external cameras

To wit:

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ISS continuing to track Dragon on the ISS feed:

https://www.ustream.tv/channel/live-iss-stream
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ISS update on NTV, PMA-2 has already started equalizing pressure for arrival

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Initiating transfer burn

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Transfer burn complete, looks good
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Crew Wake-up Call Song Playing

Edit: Song was Planet Caravan by Black Sabbath

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MCC-X Calling capsule Endeavour for wake up, Doug congratulating the CORE on a new baby!

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ISS update: Successful checkout of C2V2 between Station and Dragon, communication link between the two (Only ISS to Dragon for now due to distance)

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The dot grows.

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50 km away.
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Final coelliptic Burn Nominal
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Getting ready for shift change on the ground

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Starting to makeout the outline of Endeavour

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ISS Orbit 2 entering Mission control Houston for the Shift change, they will be in charge of ISS during rendezvous and docking

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Use this stream to listen to clean comm net audio:

https://www.ustream.tv/channel/live-iss-stream

Oof, never mind, it has the hosts.  Just was silent during a video package, so I thought it was clean.  Might be useful to folks if it does go silent for ancillary recap videos and such, so I'll leave this post.
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Dragon calling the ground, MCC-X calling up items for the crew

Thermal Imager- Shuttering behavior still expected to be shuttering during manual piloting

Rendezvous completion time: 10:50 UTC

Non Required suggestions for Media Event

Video onboard after briefing if crew is good with it (crew gives ok)
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