Re: Spacex Dragon undocking date/time

From: Bob Christy (bob@zarya.info)
Date: Thu May 31 2012 - 09:35:11 UTC

  • Next message: Robert Holdsworth: "Re: Spacex Dragon undocking date/time"

    Timings have already changed, latest are here: 
    http://www.zarya.info/Calendar.php
    
    best to watch NASA TV to keep up live if you need to: 
    http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html
    
    Bob Christy
    
    On 31/05/2012 10:27, Robert Holdsworth wrote:
    > Timeline and expected location of splashdown contained herein.
    >
    > http://www.cbsnews.com/network/news/space/home/spacenews/files/spacex_cots2_splashdown_preview.html 
    >
    >
    >
    > Happy landings!
    >
    > Robert
    >
    >
    >
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: Bob Christy<bob@zarya.info>
    > To: Seesat-L<SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    > Cc:
    > Sent: Thursday, 31 May 2012 5:24 AM
    > Subject: Re: Spacex Dragon undocking date/time
    >
    > Apologies - I pasted the wrong NOTAM into the previous version of this
    > message......
    >
    > Hot off the press from SpaceX and NASA, but a little different from
    > NASA's figures yesterday.
    >
    > May 31 (all UTC):
    >
    > 08:05 - undocking using the RMS (approx)
    > 09:35 - release from RMS (approx)
    >
    > 3x engine firings to separate from ISS
    >
    > 14:51 - retro-fire
    > 15:44 - splashdown (about 900 km, announced as 490 nautical miles, SW of
    > Los Angeles, my estimate based on the NOTAM area.... near 26 north,
    > 120.5 west)
    >
    > NOTAM:
    >
    > 05/109 (A2263/12) - AIRSPACE DCC SPACE X DRAGON REENTRY STATIONARY
    > RESERVATION WITHIN AN AREA BNDD BY 2445N/12000W 2518N/12048W
    > 2719N/12250W 2911N/12439W 3025N/12546W 3105N/12619W 3140N/12601W
    > 3155N/12518W 3128N/12428W 3028N/12300W 2843N/12053W 2740N/12000W
    > SFC-UNL. 31 MAY 15:05 2012 UNTIL 31 MAY 16:15 2012. CREATED: 28 MAY
    > 15:09 2012
    >
    > Bob Christy
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