Re: Shuttle landing path

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Date: Thu Jul 21 2011 - 20:03:32 UTC

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    On Thu, 21 Jul 2011, Dale Ireland wrote:
    > They land on the ascending passes even when they are at night and there are
    > nice daylight opportunities on the descending so I don't think that is the
    > answer.
    > I have heard the theory about work cycles and disrupting the sleep cycles of
    > the ISS crew which is usually on Moscow time. That would still result in a
    > similar number of landings from both approaches.
    Discussion ca. 2008 from Orbiter Forum, with what looks like some 
    reasonably qualified responders:
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