Re: STS launch times

From: Igor Lissov (i-cosmos@mtu-net.ru)
Date: Sun Sep 10 2000 - 01:42:28 PDT

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    Antonin,
    
    >There are different launch times given at
    >         ststle@spacelink.nasa.gov
    >and on the real time data page
    >http://www.spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/SSapplications/Post/Java
    SSOP/orbit/SHUTTLE/SVPOST.html
    >
    >The difference is rather very small - about 0.1 sec (STS-106 1245:47.091
    >UTC vs. 12:45:46.972 UTC), but I am unable to find out the reason for
    >that difference. I have found that on every shuttle flight since 1997.
    >Does anybody know the reason?
    
    My guess is that the times are for SRB ignition command and actual lift-off.
    By the way, what are the times for STS-103, STS-99 and STS-101?
    
    Igor Lissov
    
    
    
    
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