Global Hawk #872 09/11/14 - 09/12/14

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Flight Number: 
872-0137
Payload Configuration: 
HS3 2014 Instrument Configuration
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
23.6 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:WFFTo:WFF
Start:09/11/14 10:13 Z Finish:09/12/14 09:50 Z
Flight Time:23.6 hours
Log Number:14H002PI:Marilyn Vasques
Funding Source:Hal Maring - NASA - SMD - ESD Radiation Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:TN872 landed at 5:50pm EDT after a 23.6 hour mission to Tropical Storm Edouard. 64 sondes were deployed during the mission. The aircraft landed with a green board. During the flight the dropsonde system had an issue with the heater in the launcher. A replacement part is being overnighted from Boulder and will be installed Saturday morning. The next flight will be a return to Edouard and will takeoff either Saturday evening or Sunday morning.
Flight Hour Summary: 
14H002
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS447
Total Used272.6
Total Remaining174.4
14H002 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining
10/31/13 - 11/01/13871-0093Check10.410.4436.6
08/06/14872-0132Check5.115.5431.5
08/14/14871-0099Check6.221.7425.3
08/21/14871-0100Ferry2.424.1422.9
08/26/14 - 08/27/14872-0133Science22.646.7400.3
08/28/14 - 08/29/14872-0134Science23.770.4376.6
09/02/14 - 09/03/14872-0135Science23.694353
09/05/14 - 09/06/14872-0136Science24118329
09/11/14 - 09/12/14872-0137Science23.6141.6305.4
09/14/14 - 09/15/14872-0138Science23.8165.4281.6
09/16/14 - 09/17/14872-0139Science22.7188.1258.9
09/18/14 - 09/19/14872-0140Science23.7211.8235.2
09/22/14 - 09/23/14872-0141Science24.5236.3210.7
09/28/14 - 09/29/14872-0142Science24.2260.5186.5
09/30/14872-0143Ferry12.1272.6174.4

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Related Science Report: 

HS3 - Global Hawk #872 09/11/14 - 09/12/14 Science Report

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HS3 2014-09-11 Science Report: GLOBALHAWK AV-6 06L Flight