DC-8 07/21/17 - 07/22/17

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Flight Number: 
Payload Configuration: 
ASCENDS Payload: CO₂ Sounder, Picarro, ACES, AVOCET, DACOM, DLH, DLH-X, CO₂ 7000
Nav Data Collected: 
Total Flight Time: 
5.6 hours
Flight Segments: 
Start:07/21/17 19:55 Z Finish:07/22/17 01:31 Z
Flight Time:5.6 hours
Log Number:178007PI:James Abshire
Funding Source:Ken Jucks - NASA - SMD - ESD Upper Atmosphere Research Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Instrument calibration flight. The flight was conducted in the central San Joaquin Valley and conditions were acceptable despite seasonal wildfires around the area. Three spiral descents and climbs were accomplished over Merced, CA (KMER) and two over Porterville (KPTV). All instruments performed well. The payload is ready to deploy.
Flight Hour Summary: 
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS60
Total Used56.1
Total Remaining3.9
178007 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
07/20/17 - 07/21/171208Science4.35.254.8
07/21/17 - 07/22/171209Science5.610.849.2
07/27/17 - 07/28/171211Transit9.420.239.8
07/31/17 - 08/01/171212Science7.928.131.9
08/08/17 - 08/09/171216Transit8.356.13.9

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