RE: Shuttle landing path

From: Paul Grace (paulgrace@lookoutranch.com)
Date: Thu Jul 21 2011 - 20:16:06 UTC

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    Here's a piece earlier in the orbit too:
    http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/shuttle/archives/sts-107/investigation/timeline/
    rev12_1/page4.jpg
    
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: seesat-l-bounces+paulgrace=lookoutranch.com@satobs.org
    [mailto:seesat-l-bounces+paulgrace=lookoutranch.com@satobs.org] On Behalf Of
    Dale Ireland
    Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2011 11:22
    To: 'Roger'
    Cc: 'SeeSat-L'
    Subject: RE: Shuttle landing path
    
    Gong! The policy was in effect for years before that. Also the Columbia WAS
    ascending but it wasn't in a high inclination orbit .
    
    Dale
    
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Roger [mailto:roger.in.eugene@gmail.com] 
    > Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2011 11:10 AM
    > To: Dale Ireland
    > Cc: SeeSat-L
    > Subject: Re: Shuttle landing path
    > 
    > I think after Columbia, they tried to avoid flying over the 
    > US on re-entry.
    > 
    > On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 10:03 AM, Dale Ireland 
    > <direland@drdale.com> wrote:
    > > Why did the shuttle almost always land on the ascending leg of its 
    > > orbit rather than the descending which gives the whole 
    > country a great view?
    > >
    > > Dale
    > >
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