Global Hawk #872 09/04/13 - 09/05/13

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Flight Number: 
872-0116
Payload Configuration: 
HS3 - TN872 2013 configuration
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
22.9 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:WFFTo:WFF
Start:09/04/13 15:08 Z Finish:09/05/13 14:00 Z
Flight Time:22.9 hours
Log Number:13H010PI:Marilyn Vasques
Funding Source:Hal Maring - NASA - SMD - ESD Radiation Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:During this flight, the tropical system was named Tropical Storm Gabrielle by the NHC. Also, the NHC used dropsonde data from the flight to characterize the storm. A record 80 sondes were deployed during the mission. Also, this marked the first time that back-to-back science flights have been conducted.
Flight Hour Summary: 
13H010
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS459.1
Total Used272.4
Total Remaining186.7
13H010 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining
08/01/13872-0111Check55454.1
08/08/13871-0087Check4.69.6449.5
08/14/13871-0088Ferry10.820.4438.7
08/16/13872-0112Ferry10.230.6428.5
08/20/13 - 08/21/13872-0113Science25.155.7403.4
08/24/13 - 08/25/13872-0114Science24.680.3378.8
08/29/13 - 08/30/13872-0115Science22.6102.9356.2
09/03/13 - 09/04/13871-0089Science23.2126.1333
09/04/13 - 09/05/13872-0116Science22.9149310.1
09/07/13 - 09/08/13872-0117Science23.2172.2286.9
09/10/13871-0090Science4.6176.8282.3
09/15/13 - 09/16/13871-0091Science22.9199.7259.4
09/16/13 - 09/17/13872-0118Science20.6220.3238.8
09/17/13871-0092Science4.5224.8234.3
09/19/13 - 09/20/13872-0119Science22.7247.5211.6
09/25/13 - 09/26/13871-0093Science15.1262.6196.5
09/26/13872-0120Ferry9.8272.4186.7

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Related Science Report: 

HS3 - Global Hawk #872 09/04/13 - 09/05/13 Science Report

Mission: 
HS3
Mission Summary: 

AV-6 flight around Tropical Storm Gabrielle and an adjacent convective system