ER-2 #809 09/11/12

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Flight Number: 
12-9017
Payload Configuration: 
MABEL, CATS, CPL
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
1.7 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:WFFTo:WFF
Start:09/11/12 22:13 Z Finish:09/11/12 23:55 Z
Flight Time:1.7 hours
Log Number:122034PI:william cook
Funding Source:Thorsten Markus - NASA - SMD - ESD ICESat-2 Project Scientist
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:The second science flight launched as a troubleshooting effort with the intent of collecting deciduous forest biomass measurements over the mid-Atlantic U.S. with a short fuel load for quick recovery. MABEL did not communicate Laser status through NASDAT and the flight was recalled to continue troubleshooting on the ground. Plan for tomorrow is to continue repair work and 13 Sept. is a planned crew Down Day.
Flight Hour Summary: 
122034
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS47
Total Used53.1
Total Remaining-6.1
122034 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
09/06/1212-9014Check1146
09/07/1212-9015Transit8.19.137.9
09/09/12 - 09/10/1212-9016Science5.714.832.2
09/11/1212-9017Science1.716.530.5
09/14/12 - 09/15/1212-9018Science5.722.224.8
09/15/1212-9019Science3.725.921.1
09/19/12 - 09/20/1212-9021Transit8.834.712.3
09/20/12 - 09/21/1212-9022Science5.840.56.5
09/21/12 - 09/22/1212-9023Science4.845.31.7
09/27/1212-9026Science3.849.1-2.1
09/28/1212-9027Science453.1-6.1

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