Re: ISS and docking

From: Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Date: Sun Apr 07 2002 - 20:38:07 EDT

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    It is closer to three calendar days.  Most likely it is based upon crew days
    (sleep cycles) versus the day/night cycle in Houston
    
    Ron Lee
    
    
    
    At 07:28 PM 4/7/02 -0500, you wrote:
    >In discussing the shuttle and the ISS rendezvous, the term  "a flight day
    >three rendezvous " is used. What does that mean?  Does that mean that the
    >shuttle goes through 3 of its days and nights (light and darknesses) before
    >rendezvous, or does that mean 3 calendar days?   I would like to see the
    >shuttle approach the ISS.
    >--sue
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    Ron Lee
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