Global Hawk #872 08/08/17 - 08/09/17

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Flight Number: 
872-0183
Payload Configuration: 
HOPE EPOCH
Nav Data Collected: 
Yes
Total Flight Time: 
21.8 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KEDWTo:KEDW
Start:08/08/17 01:56 Z Finish:08/09/17 21:57 Z
Flight Time:21.8 hours
Log Number:17H004PI:Amber Emory
Funding Source:David Pierce - NASA SMD Senior Suborbital Program Executive
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:The second science flight and actual science flight for tracking a weather storm which was Tropical Storm Franklin in the Atlantic Ocean. The number of sondes dropped were 49. All systems operated nominally on the aircraft. There were some command and control issues with the aircraft and satellite connections.
Flight Hour Summary: 
17H004
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS150
Total Used85.9
Total Remaining64.1
17H004 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
07/27/17872-0182Check4.84.8145.2
07/27/17872-0182Science4.89.6140.4
08/08/17 - 08/09/17872-0183Science21.831.4118.6
08/18/17872-0184Science3.935.3114.7
08/23/17 - 08/24/17872-0185Science24.559.890.2
08/30/17 - 08/31/17872-0186Science26.185.964.1

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