Other: GV 10/29/15

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Aircraft: 
Other: GV - 16M026
Flight Number: 
23
Payload Configuration: 
oIB-205
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
10 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:SCCITo:SCTE
Start:10/29/15 12:03 Z Finish:10/29/15 22:07 Z
Flight Time:10 hours
Log Number:16M026PI:John Woods
Funding Source:Bruce Tagg - NASA - SMD - ESD Airborne Science Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Today’s flight picked up several remaining high priority lines in the Antarctic Peninsula (part of a grid extending coverage around existing lines), as well as establishing a new set of baseline measurements in the region. Both LVIS and DMS instruments collected data normally throughout the flight and good coverage was obtained along the lines. Laser coverage along today’s flight is shown below. The flight was cut a little short in order to enable the divert to Puerto Montt this evening due to high winds in Punta Arenas. So… the mission is drawing to a close, and i wanted to pass along how excited we are by the coverage we’ve been able to achieve using the GV. It’s a great platform, we enjoy working with everyone and we appreciate the flexibility and commitment that we experience. The second graphic shows the extensive laser coverage to date. The data set will enable land and sea ice studies now, as well as providing a baseline data set that can be compared to future airborne and satellite missions tracking changes in the ice of West Antarctica.
Flight Hour Summary: 
15M04616M026
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS18015
Flight Hours Previously Approved 109.5
Total Used62.7148.1
Total Remaining -23.6
16M026 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
10/01/1511Science1.81.8122.7
10/03/1512Science10.812.6111.9
10/05/1513Science1123.6100.9
10/07/1514Science10.333.990.6
10/10/1515Science10.544.480.1
10/12/1516Science10.855.269.3
10/14/15 - 10/15/1517Science9.364.560
10/17/1517Science11.876.348.2
10/19/1518Other2.278.546
10/20/1519Science10.889.335.2
10/22/1520Science10.9100.224.3
10/25/1521Science10.2110.414.1
10/27/15 - 10/28/1522Science11.1121.53
10/29/1523Science10131.5-7
10/31/1524Other2.2133.7-9.2
11/01/1525Other5.1138.8-14.3
11/02/15 - 11/03/1526Other9.3148.1-23.6
15M046 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
09/10/151Check44176
09/11/152Check2.86.8173.2
09/11/15 - 09/12/153Check1.78.5171.5
09/17/154Check3.712.2167.8
09/18/155Transit2.114.3165.7
09/18/15 - 09/19/155Transit7.822.1157.9
09/19/156Transit6.728.8151.2
09/22/157Science10.539.3140.7
09/24/158Science1150.3129.7
09/26/159Science9.860.1119.9
09/29/1510Science10.470.5109.5

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