STS 126 Ascent to ISS Trajectory Spreadsheet

From: Ted Molczan (
Date: Wed Nov 12 2008 - 23:40:33 UTC

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    I have produced an MS Excel spreadsheet to compute azimuth, elevation, R.A. and
    Dec, during STS 126's ascent to orbit on its mission to ISS:
    To use, enter your observation site co-ordinates and the date and time of
    lift-off, in the specially labelled cells (those with red coloured font).
    The spreadsheet is set up for STS 126's scheduled launch on 2008 Nov 15 at
    00:55:34 UTC., as seen from Washington, D.C.
    I obtained the trajectory data from The CBS News Space Reporter's Handbook, by
    William Harwood:
    Scroll down to the SpaceCalc section, and see file for PC or for Mac.
    Ted Molczan
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