2017-09-01

P3 Transit Flyers in Blue - note changes to previous communications in yellow
Commercial Flyers in Green
 
 
Friday, September 1st
 
Last day to Pack - Put items in either the Air Shipment staging area or the Sea Shipment staging area
0700-0800 At breakfast, P3 Transit Flyers - Give Passport to ESPO
0830 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport for packing and access
0900-1300 Airport: P-3 Science Access 
1000 RSVP to Susan for Hotel BBQ
1100 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport for packing
1130 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel after packing
1315 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel after packing and access
1400 P3 Transit Flyers - put large luggage in lobby (or Conference room in the morning)
1430 P3 Luggage Van leaves for airport to get scanned in main terminal. Come if you want. ESPO will oversee and text you if your bag is in question  (may cost 10E for taxi)
1430 Shuttle: (optional) Hotel to Airport for luggage scan
1500 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel after packing
1600-2000 P3 Transit Flyers - finalize and pay bill at hotel and pay cash for any incidentals afterwards
1630 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel if needed
1730 Hotel BBQ 
 
Saturday, September 2nd
0430 Early Breakfast
0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport for Transit Flyers
0610 Transit Flyers - Return badges and vests to ESPO
0600-1200 Commercial Flyers - Check out of hotel - can put luggage in conf room
0600-1600 Commercial Flyers - Return badges and vests to ESPO
1620 Commercial Flyers - NASA Shuttle from hotel to airport
1630 Optional: Hotel Shuttle from hotel to airport 
 
ESPO Numbers:
Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243
Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-988-4417
Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

2017-08-31

Thursday, August 31st

Science Flight #PRF12Y17

0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast

0530 Weather Briefing

0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 

0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)

0730 P-3 doors closed

0800 P-3 takeoff - 9 hour flight

0810 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

0900 Weather and chemical weather forecasts based on WRF - Chem predictions for next possible flight day (+1-3)

1000 Daily flight planning meeting - Discussion on targeted science objectives

1600 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

1700 P-3 Landing

1715 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1700-1800 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd

~1815 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)

 

Plan:

Fri, Sep 1 - last day to Pack - Put items in either the Air Shipment staging area or the Sea Shipment staging area

Sat, Sep 2 - depart

 

ESPO Numbers:

Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243

Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-988-4417

Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

2017-08-30

Wed, August 30th

Science Flight #PRF11Y17

0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast

0530 Weather Briefing

0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 

0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)

0730 P-3 doors closed

0800 P-3 takeoff - 9 hour flight

0810 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

0900 Weather and chemical weather forecasts based on WRF - Chem predictions for next possible flight day (+1-3)

1000 Daily flight planning meeting - Discussion on targeted science objectives

1100 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKdo to Hotel

1600 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

1700 P-3 Landing

1715 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1700-1800 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd

~1815 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)

 

Plan:

Thu, Aug 31 - flight

Fri, Sep 1 - last day to Pack

Sat, Sep 2 - depart

 

ESPO Numbers:

Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243

Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-988-4417

Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

2017-08-29

Announcements:  Not flying tomorrow - Will fly Wed & Thurs

Tuesday, August 29th

0800 Hotel : weather/forecast. http://espo.webex.com and join Meeting. Password: TMS@0800. Phone: 1-844-467-4685 736367#

0900 Hotel : Flight Planning Discussion

0810 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

0830-1300 Airport: P-3 Science Access (as late as 1500 if needed)

1000 Hotel : Flight Planning

1200 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1315 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1400 Shuttle: Hotel to Grocery n back

1600 Hotel : Science Team Meeting (voluntary/optional) 

 

Plan:

Wed, Aug 30 - flight 

Thu, Aug 31 - flight

Fri, Sep 1 - last day to Pack

Sat, Sep 2 - depart

 

Links

São Tomé Google Map: https://drive.google.com/openid=1bJsQm0uhz51_QkCeusUTWOCetTQ&usp=sharing

(editable so you can add pins to dining, pharmacy, etc...)

Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or

view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel

 

ESPO Numbers:

Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243

Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-988-4417

Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

2017-08-28

Monday, August 28th

Science Flight #PRF10Y17

Group A: (Crew, ac scientists, forecaster A, ground flight scientist A)

0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast

0530 Weather Briefing

0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 

0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)

0730 P-3 doors closed

0800 P-3 takeoff - 9 hour flight

0810 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

0900 Weather and chemical weather forecasts based on WRF - Chem predictions for next possible flight day (+1-3)

1000 Daily flight planning meeting - Discussion on targeted science objectives

1600 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

1700 P-3 Landing

1715 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1700-1800 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd

~1815 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)

1845 Shuttle: Hotel to SuperCKdo and back

 

Plan:

Tue, Aug 29 - flight 

Wed, Aug 30 

Thu, Aug 31 - flight

Fri, Sep 1 - last day to Pack

Sat, Sep 2 - depart

2017-08-27

Announcements:

The hotel has an outdoor party tonight.  Wear your noise cancellation headphones.

P-3 still scheduled to depart Sept 2nd

 

0800 Hotel : weather/forecast. http://espo.webex.com and join Meeting. Password: TMS@0800. Phone: 1-844-467-4685 736367#

0900 Hotel : Flight Planning Discussion

0810 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

0830-1300 Airport: P-3 Science Access 

1000 Hotel : Flight Planning

1200 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1315 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1330 Hotel : Science Team Meeting http://espo.webex.com and join Meeting. Password: TMS@1600. Phone: 1-844-467-4685 736367#

 

Note: SuperCKdo closed on Sunday

 

Plan:

Mon, Aug 28 - flight 

Tue, Aug 29 - flight 

Wed, Aug 30 

Thu, Aug 31 - flight

Fri, Sep 1 - last day to Pack

Sat, Sep 2 - depart

 

Links

São Tomé Google Map: https://drive.google.com/openid=1bJsQm0uhz51_QkCeusUTWOCetTQ&usp=sharing

(editable so you can add pins to dining, pharmacy, etc...)

Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or

view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel

 

ESPO Numbers:

Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243

Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463 & São Tomé +239-988-4417

Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

2017-08-26

Announcements:

1 day extension with P-3 departing Sept 2nd

 

Sat Aug 26

Science Flight #PRF09Y17

Group A: (Crew, ac scientists, forecaster A, ground flight scientist A)

0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast

0530 Weather Briefing

0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 

0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)

0730 P-3 doors closed

0800 P-3 takeoff - 9 hour flight

0810 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

0900 Weather and chemical weather forecasts based on WRF - Chem predictions for next possible flight day (+1-3)

1000 Daily flight planning meeting - Discussion on targeted science objectives

1600 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

1700 P-3 Landing

1715 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1700-1800 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd

~1815 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)

Potential dinner excursion to Omali hotel for their bbq - tbd

 

Potential Plan:

Sat, Aug 26 - flight

Sun, Aug 27 -

Mon, Aug 28 - flight 

Tue, Aug 29 - flight 

Wed, Aug 30 -

Thu, Aug 31 - flight

Fri, Sep 1

Sat, Sep 2 - depart

 

 

Links

São Tomé Google Map: https://drive.google.com/openid=1bJsQm0uhz51_QkCeusUTWOCetTQ&usp=sharing

(editable so you can add pins to dining, pharmacy, etc...)

Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or

view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel

 

ESPO Numbers:

Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243

Jhony Zavaleta +1-650-224-4825 & São Tomé +239-988-4417

Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463

Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

2017-08-25

Fri Aug 25

Reminder: No access to hotel conference room until afternoon

 

0630 Hotel  : Continental Breakfast; Hot breakfast starts at 0700

0740 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 

0800 Airport: P-3 Science Access  (Access till 1300 and as late as 1500 if needed)

0800 Airport: weather/forecast. http://espo.webex.com 

0900 Airport: Flight Planning Discussion

1000 Airport : Group Picture in front of P-3B

1015 Airport: Flight Planning

1030 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1130 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1315 Shuttle: Airport to Grocery for 20 minutes then to Hotel

1400 Hotel  : ESPO starts setting up Ops Center

1510 Shuttle if needed: Airport to Hotel

1600 Hotel  : Science Team Meeting  http://espo.webex.com 

1930 Hotel:  BBQ - 30 Euros includes spectacular buffet, 2 drinks, dance show - RSVP to Susan by 1000 Aug 25

 

 

Potential Plan:

Sat, Aug 26 - flight 

Sun, Aug 27 -

Mon, Aug 28 - flight 

Tue, Aug 29 - flight 

Wed, Aug 30 -

Thu, Aug 31 - flight

Fri, Sep 1

Sat, Sep 2 - depart

 

 

Links

São Tomé Google Map: https://drive.google.com/openid=1bJsQm0uhz51_QkCeusUTWOCetTQ&usp=sharing

(editable so you can add pins to dining, pharmacy, etc...)

Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or

view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel

 

ESPO Numbers:

Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243

Jhony Zavaleta +1-650-224-4825 & São Tomé +239-988-4417

Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463

Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

2017-08-24

Announcements:

 

1:  Please avoid the conference room on the morning of the 25th.  São Tomé will be coming out with new currency (less zeros).  There is an unveiling presentation on the 25th at the hotel.  We have agreed to let them use the conference room for their formal event.  We will be moving the Ops Center to the Airport after the Thursday morning (24th) flight planning meeting (about 1030).  The Ops Center will be at the airport through Friday afternoon (25th). 

2:  1 day extension with P-3 departing Sept 2nd.

 

Thurs Aug 24

Science Flight #PRF08Y17

Group A: (Crew, ac scientists, forecaster A, ground flight scientist A)

0430 Hotel Limited Breakfast

0530 Weather Briefing

0545 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport 

0630 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

0715 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport (to view takeoff)

0730 P-3 doors closed

0800 P-3 takeoff - 9 hour flight

0810 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

0900 Weather and chemical weather forecasts based on WRF - Chem predictions for next possible flight day (+1-3)

1000 Daily flight planning meeting - Discussion on targeted science objectives

1030 Vacate Conference Room

1030 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport to continue to monitor flight on MTS with group

1200 Preliminary flight plans are produced

~1200 Lunch at Airport - details will be Whatsapp'd

1600 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

1700 P-3 Landing

1715 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1700-1800 Access possibly 1 hour - tbd

~1815 tbd Shuttle: Airport to Hotel (after access)

 

 

Potential Plan:

Fri, Aug 25 - possibly b2b flight

Sat, Aug 26 - flight if no b2b on 25th

Sun, Aug 27 -

Mon, Aug 28 - b2b flight if no b2b on 25/26

Tue, Aug 29 - flight 

Wed, Aug 30 -

Thu, Aug 31 - flight

Fri, Sep 1

Sat, Sep 2 - depart

 

 

Links

São Tomé Google Map: https://drive.google.com/openid=1bJsQm0uhz51_QkCeusUTWOCetTQ&usp=sharing

(editable so you can add pins to dining, pharmacy, etc...)

Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or

view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel

 

ESPO Numbers:

Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243

Jhony Zavaleta +1-650-224-4825 & São Tomé +239-988-4417

Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463

Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

2017-08-23

Wed August 23

0800 Hotel : weather/forecast. 

0900 Hotel : Flight Planning Discussion

0940 Shuttle: Hotel to Airport

1000-1400 Airport: P-3 Science Access - 4 hours

1000 Hotel : Flight Planning

1200 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel

1415 Shuttle: Airport to Hotel to Grocery to Hotel

1600 Hotel : Science Team Meeting 

 

Links

São Tomé Google Map: https://drive.google.com/openid=1bJsQm0uhz51_QkCeusUTWOCetTQ&usp=sharing

(editable so you can add pins to dining, pharmacy, etc...)

Pictures and Social Media: View and Post photos on ESPO website and/or

view/like/follow on SciFly Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/sciflychannel

 

ESPO Numbers:

Bernie Luna +1-650-417-8810 & São Tomé +239-988-4243

Jhony Zavaleta +1-650-224-4825 & São Tomé +239-988-4417

Dan Chirica +1-925-640-0463

Susan McFadden +1-312-804-1055 & São Tomé +239-988-4245

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