Re: Shenzhou 5: possible launch time

From: Paolo Cosetti (
Date: Tue Oct 14 2003 - 18:51:00 EDT

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    At 08.24 14/10/2003 -0400, you wrote:
    >I suspect that the start of the launch window on 2003 Oct 15 may be within a
    >minute or two of 09:15 Beijing Time, or 01:15 UTC on the same date.
    >I arrived at this by working back from the time of sunrise near the landing
    >site, assuming a 14 rev mission, as has been reported in various news media.
    >Ted Molczan
    Kudos to you Ted !
    Liftoff time of the mission is 9:06 am Beijing Time (0106 UTC - 9.06pm EDT 
    Oct 14).
    This is what spacedaily reports.
    Paolo Cosetti
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