Re: Spacex Dragon undocking date/time

From: Bob Christy (bob@zarya.info)
Date: Thu May 31 2012 - 13:24:06 UTC

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    Approximation to the re-entry ground track and estimate of splashdown point:
    http://www.zarya.info/Gallimaufry/DragonCOTS2+Splashdown.php
    
    Bob Christy
    
    On 31/05/2012 10:35, Bob Christy wrote:
    > 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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