Global Hawk #872 09/14/14 - 09/15/14

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Flight Number: 
872-0138
Payload Configuration: 
HS3 2014 Instrument Configuration
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
23.8 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:WFFTo:WFF
Start:09/14/14 15:01 Z Finish:09/15/14 14:50 Z
Flight Time:23.8 hours
Log Number:14H002PI:Marilyn Vasques
Funding Source:Hal Maring - NASA - SMD - ESD Radiation Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:TN872 landed at 0650 EDT after a 23.8 hour mission to Hurricane Edouard. 80 sondes were deployed during the mission, including sondes in the eye walls and storm center. The data collected during the flight showed the hurricane was stronger than expected. The jet and instruments performed very well and preparations have begun for a return mission to Edouard on Tuesday. Takeoff time will depend on the local weather at Wallops.
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 09/14/14 - 09/15/14 Science Report

Mission: 
HS3
Mission Summary: 

HS3 2014 14-15 Sept Science Report: GLOBAL HAWK AV-6 Edouard Flight