2013-07-24

DFRC UPDATE:  

AV-1 Completed:

HIWRAP Battery switch

Pending:   new camera lens for nose camera.

AV-6 Completed:

Wednesday July 24 - Outdoor Payload-IT testing

Goals:

Thursday July 25 – Continue Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 0600-1430  (PIs needed at 0700)

 

WFF UPDATE

AV-6 Completed:

Wednesday July 24 -  Outdoor Payload-IT testing

AV-6 Goals:

Thursday July 25 -  Continue Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 1000-1730

PAO/EPO

DFRC HS3 Teachers Workshop 7/15-25

Chincoteague Pony Swim 7/24 & 7/26*corrected dates (beware of tourist traffic)

 

ESPO:  Mike Craig is leaving DFRC 7/25 and Bernie Luna will be taking over at DFRC.

2013-07-23

DFRC UPDATE:  

AV-1 

Pending: HIWRAP Battery switch, new camera lens for nose camera.

AV-6 Completed:

Tuesday July 23 - Initial Outdoor Payload-IT testing.

Goals:

Wednesday July 24 – Continue Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 0600-1430  (PIs needed at 0700)

 

WFF UPDATE

AV-6 Completed:

Tuesday July 23 -  COMSEC Brief 0900,  Initial Outdoor Payload-IT testing.

AV-6 Goals:

Wednesday July 24 -  Continue Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 1000-1730

PAO/EPO

DFRC HS3 Teachers Workshop 7/15-25

Chincoteague Pony Swim 7/24 & 7/26 *corrected dates (beware of tourist traffic)

2013-07-22

DFRC UPDATE:  

AV-1 Completed:

Monday July 22 - Outside testing for Ku comms and intercoms.

Goals:

Pending:   HIWRAP Battery switch, new camera lens for nose camera.

AV-6 Completed:

Monday July 22 – Wt & Balance and fueling

Goals:

Tuesday July 23 - Initial Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 0600-1430  (PIs needed at 0800)

The Ku system at Wallops will be used for the testing on Monday and Tuesday.

 

WFF UPDATE

AV-6 Completed:

Monday July 22 – PIs set up and software loads.

AV-6 Goals:

Tuesday July 23 -  COMSEC Brief 0900,  Initial Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 1100-1730

 

PAO/EPO

DFRC HS3 Teachers Workshop 7/15-25

NASA HS3 Google Hangout 7/23 

Chincoteague Pony Swim 7/23 (beware of tourist traffic)

2013-07-20

DFRC UPDATE:  

AV-1

Goals:

Monday July 22 - Outside testing for Ku comms and Cronus checkout, 0600-1430 (no PIs needed)

Pending:   HIWRAP Battery switch, new camera lens for nose camera.

AV-6 Completed:

Saturday July 20 – CPL and AVAP powered in hangar.

Goals:

Sunday July 21 – HARD DOWN DAY

Monday July 22 – Wt & Balance and fueling

Tuesday July 23 - Initial Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 0800-1430 

The Ku system at Wallops will be used for the testing on Monday and Tuesday.

 

WFF UPDATE

AV-6 Goals:

Sunday July 21 -  PIs travel.  Prep begins July 22

Monday July 22 – Wt & Balance and fueling; PIs set up / computer scans etc.

Tuesday July 23 -  COMSEC Brief 0900,  Initial Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 1100-1730

2013-07-19

DFRC UPDATE:  

AV-1 Completed:

Friday July 19 – PI Instrument backbone test.

Goals:

Friday July 19 – Indoor power-on testing in afternoon

Saturday July 20  – PIs travel home.  Return Aug 4.  Ops begin Aug 5.

Sunday July 21 – HARD DOWN DAY

Monday July 22 - Outside testing for Ku comms and Cronus checkout, 0600-1430 (no PIs needed)

Pending:   HIWRAP Battery switch, new camera lens for nose camera.

AV-6 Completed:

Friday July 19 – Final integration.

Goals:

Saturday July 20  – Power-on inside the hangar 0700-1200

Sunday July 21 – HARD DOWN DAY

Monday July 22 – Wt & Balance and fueling

Tuesday July 23 - Initial Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 0800-1430 

The Ku system at Wallops will be used for the testing on Monday and Tuesday.

 

WFF UPDATE:

AV-1 Completed:

Friday July 19 – PI Instrument backbone.

Goals:

Saturday July 20  – PIs travel home.  Return Aug 4.  Ops begin Aug 5.

AV-6 Goals:

Sunday July 21 -  PIs travel.  Prep begins July 22

Monday July 22 – Wt & Balance and fueling; PIs set up / computer scans etc. 

Tuesday July 23 -  Initial Outdoor Payload-IT testing, 1100-1730

2012-11-05

AV-1 Science Flight

Take off was delayed due to Ku issues but GH had a successful take off at 1336 PST (and is currently flying). The mission plan was revised to maintain the 1400 PST Tuesday landing time (because we used fuel while working the Ku issue). Please see MTS for the latest flight plan.

Tuesday 11/6
1400 Estimated Landing
No instrument access on Tuesday

We will also hope to have enough information to determine if the flight met the HS3 science success criteria.

Wednesday 11/7
0730 Debrief
If the flight met the HS3 science success criteria.
0800-1200 De-integration (or alternate times pre-coordinated with Dave Fratello)

2012-11-04

Don't forget the time change this weekend. Times are now Pacific Standard Time

Monday 11/5
1045 PIs in GHOC
1045 Engine Start
1200 noon take off

Tuesday 11/6
1400 Est. Landing

2012-11-02

Don't forget the time change this weekend. Times are now Pacific Standard Time

Saturday, 11/3
Aircraft preflight

Sunday, 11/4
Down day

Monday 11/5
1045 PIs in GHOC
1045 Engine Start
1200 noon take off

Tuesday 11/6
1400 Est. Landing

2012-11-01

The Range flight was successfully completed today! Science Flight Monday/Tuesday.

Friday, 11/2
0900-1200 Instrument access
1200-1500 Aircraft preflight

Saturday, 11/3
Down day / back up for Aircraft preflight

Sunday, 11/4
Down day

Monday-Tuesday, 11/5-6
Pacific Flight (noon take off)

2012-10-31

CST was successfully completed today! Range flight tomorrow.

DFRC: All times PDT

Thursday, 11/1
0700-0930 Aircraft PreFlight
0930 Aircraft tow out
1100 PIs in GHOC
1200 Take off
1600-1700 Landing
1800-1900 Aircraft access

Friday, 11/2
Back up for range flight

Saturday, 11/3
Preflight for Pacific Flight

Sunday, 11/4
Down day

Monday-Tuesday, 11/5-6
Pacific Flight

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