[amsat-bb] Re: [eu-amsat] Re: ARISSat-1 deployment time correction
dave.w8aas at verizon.net
Thu Aug 4 11:08:46 PDT 2011
The quoted report is correct. ARISSat-1 was deployed at 1843 UTC.
1507 was the scheduled time, but that did not happen. The cosmonauts
were about to deploy the satellite, but were stopped and did not
deploy until the antenna problem could be evaluated.
-- Dave, W8AAS
On Aug 4, 2011, at 5:20 AM, Thomas Frey wrote:
> Luc Leblanc schrieb:
>>>> The ARISSat-1 space craft was deployed from the ISS today at 1443
>>>> EDT (1843 UTC) after a hold based upon questions about the 70cm
>> One point i forgot in my previous post
>> Just to confirm the satellite has been deployed in the very first
>> 10 minutes after the cosmonauts where getting out the air lock not at
>> 1443 EDT "NO WAY" something is wrong here!!!
> Yes, I can confirm this. The hatch was officially opened at 14:50 UTC
> and ARISSat-1 was deployed at 15:07 UTC. I watched NASA-TV yesterday
> after 14:00 UTC or 16.00 MESZ. Someone mixed his local time with UTC
> or GMT I think.
> Mit freundlichen Grüssen, Regards, 73
> Thomas Frey, HB9SKA
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