DC-8 08/08/17 - 08/09/17

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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: 
8.3 hours
Flight Segments: 
Start:08/08/17 16:17 Z Finish:08/09/17 00:35 Z
Flight Time:8.3 hours
Log Number:178007 - Completed as of this flight.PI:James Abshire
Funding Source:Ken Jucks - NASA - SMD - ESD Upper Atmosphere Research Program
Purpose of Flight:Transit
Comments:Transit Fairbanks to Palmdale. Six spiral descents with missed approaches were executed over Northway, Alaska; Whitehorse Yukon; Grant County Airport, Washington; Burns, Oregon; Winnemucca, Nevada, and the Edwards, AFB TCCON site. Two en route descents to 500 feet AGL were made near Coronation and Moresby Islands. Conditions were satisfactory until encountering persistent smoky and hazy conditions from near mid latitude over British Colombia and remained that way until landing at Palmdale. Instrument teams and mission science reported good results.
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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