Re: Last Orbit landing profile for Soyuz TM34

From: Tristan Cools (tristan.cools@skynet.be)
Date: Sat Nov 09 2002 - 11:38:49 EST

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    At 16:34 9/11/02 +0100, you wrote:
    
    Bram,
    
    
    >always happened, while the "space ship" was travelling in the ascending
    >branch,
    >meaning travelling to the point with highest northern latitude.
    
    You are probably right Bram.  I cannot recall a Soyuz landing traveling
    into a descending direction.  
    
    >
    >If this is true than 0501GMT looks unlikely to me and 0300UTC would be more
    >likely.
    
    
    If it was 0300UTC it could have been possible(I presume) to see a Soyuz
    Reentry over our region.
    
    Landing time information came from:
    
    http://www.newsfromspace.com/missions/soyuz/tma1/
    
    but at the NASA home page you can read:
    
    "The three-member Soyuz 5 crew is scheduled to undock the Soyuz TM-34
    spacecraft from the station at 2:41 p.m. CST (2041 GMT) Saturday, leaving
    behind the Soyuz TMA-1 spacecraft that it delivered to the station last
    week. Soyuz 5 is scheduled to land in Kazakhstan at 6:04 p.m. CST Saturday
    (0004 GMT Sunday). NASA TV will cover undocking activities, beginning at 2
    p.m. CST (2000 GMT)."
    
    Greetings,
    
    
    
    
    
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