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Global Hawk #872 02/09/13 - 02/10/13

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Flight Number: 
Payload Configuration: 
ATTREX - TN872 2013 configuration
Nav Data Collected: 
Archive Data: 
20130209 (13 archive (plain-text) files)
Total Flight Time: 
24.3 hours
Flight Segments: 
Start:02/09/13 14:45 Z Finish:02/10/13 15:03 Z
Flight Time:24.3 hours
Log Number:13H003PI:Eric Jensen
Funding Source:Hal Maring - NASA - SMD - ESD Radiation Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:The second ATTREX 2013 science flight was successfully completed on Feb 10. The aircraft landed with a green board.
Flight Hour Summary: 
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS208
Total Used152.9
Total Remaining55.1
13H003 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
02/05/13 - 02/06/13872-0105Science24.531177
02/09/13 - 02/10/13872-0106Science24.355.3152.7
02/14/13 - 02/15/13872-0107Science24.579.8128.2
02/21/13 - 02/22/13872-0108Science24.6104.4103.6
02/26/13 - 02/27/13872-0109Science24.4128.879.2
03/01/13 - 03/02/13872-0110Science24.1152.955.1

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Related Science Report: 

ATTREX - Global Hawk #872 02/09/13 - 02/10/13 Science Report

Mission Summary: 

This flight provided numerous vertical profiles through the TTL in the deep tropics (10 S to 20 N). Extremely dry air was sampled in the upper TTL. Air masses advected from the southern Pacific convergence zone and the western Pacific were sampled. Very low ozone concentrations were measured indicative of recent transport of clean air from the marine boundary layer to the uppermost troposphere by deep convection in the SPCZ. Ice clouds were detected near 5-10 N, but not in the upper TTL associated with the very dry layers. The southernmost flight leg extended down to about 12.5 N at 150 W.