HS3 - Global Hawk #872 08/24/13 - 08/25/13 Science Report

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Date: 
Saturday, August 24, 2013 - Sunday, August 25, 2013
Mission: 
HS3
Mission Location: 
Central Atlantic flight from WFF
Mission Summary: 

  

Related Flight Report: 

Global Hawk #872 08/24/13 - 08/25/13

Flight Number: 
872-0114
Payload Configuration: 
HS3 - TN872 2013 configuration
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
24.6 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:WFFTo:WFF
Start:08/24/13 10:58 Z Finish:08/25/13 11:34 Z
Flight Time:24.6 hours
Log Number:13H010PI:Marilyn Vasques
Funding Source:Hal Maring - NASA - SMD - ESD Radiation Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:The aircraft experienced a yellow landing gear fault about 20 minutes into the mission. After consultation with NGC, it was determined that the cause of the fault was likely a sensor issue and a decision was made to continue the mission. Landing occured without any issues. 54 sondes were deployed during the mission and the scientists report good data from all three instruments.
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 Miles Flown
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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