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ER-2 - AFRC #809 06/17/21

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Flight Number: 
21-9048
Payload Configuration: 
AWAS, DPOPS, HAL, HWV, HUPCRS, ROZE, CAFÉ, CANOE, WI-ICOS, MMS, PALMS, UCATS, AVS Camera
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
6.2 hours
Comments: 
This was the first science flight for the DCOTSS payload. Ground ops went well. Take off occurred 0902 local. Climbed out to 50k ft for MMS maneuver. L2 constant FL through flight. DPOPS (N4) had issues 1 hr in, reset and worked again. Fire en route on southern leg, northern leg with dips was perfectly aligned with growing cloud conditions. Some light turbulence. No cirrus during ascent or descent. Landed 1512 L. Gary Toroni was the pilot.
Flight Segments: 
From:PMDTo:PMD
Start:06/17/21 16:02 Z Finish:06/17/21 22:12 Z
Flight Time:6.2 hours
Log Number:212002PI:Kenneth Bowman
Funding Source:Barry Lefer - NASA - SMD - ESD Earth Venture Suborbital-3 Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Flight Hour Summary: 
212002
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS166
Total Used59.8
Total Remaining106.2
212002 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
06/09/2121-9046Check4.14.1161.91268
06/14/2121-9047Check3.87.9158.10
06/17/2121-9048Science6.214.1151.90
07/12/2121-9056Transit3.217.3148.70
07/16/2121-9057Science825.3140.72883
07/20/2121-9058Science7.232.5133.52400
07/23/2121-9059Science6.739.2126.82294
07/26/2121-9060Science6.345.5120.51952
07/29/2121-9061Science7.653.1112.92628
08/02/2121-9062Science6.759.8106.22670

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