Re: UARS orbit jump

From: Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@zonnet.nl)
Date: Mon Sep 26 2005 - 13:47:24 EDT

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    In the UARS report
    
    
     http://umpgal.gsfc.nasa.gov/www_root/homepage/uars-science/Weekly_Status/Weekly_Status_092305.htmlit is stated that on Sep 19 the thrusters were fired for calibration.                              APPENDIX A                       REAL-TIME COMMAND SHEETS                     Week ending 16 September 2005ORBIT   AOS        NO.      SUBSYS      REASON-----   ---        ---      ------      ------76694   257/1255   05-324   MACS        ENGINEERING BURN (STEP 1)76694   257/1411   05-324   MACS        ENGINEERING BURN (STEP 3,5,6)76695   257/1447   05-324   MACS        ENGINEERING BURN (STEP 7-24)AOS 257/1255 is the day in the year (sep 19) and the time (in UT??)***********UARS DE-BOOST ACTIVITY***********The first 18-minute thruster burn (first of 6 or 7 burns tolower the UARS orbit), was originally planned for 29 September2005. It is now being delayed until 4 October 2005.Greetings and clear, dark skiesLeo Barhorst, Medemblik NLCospar 4252 52.76350 N 5.09114 E 2 m ASLhttp://www!
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