Gulfstream V - JSC 06/04/19

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Flight Number: 
GV-17
Payload Configuration: 
LVIS/GEDI
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
11.2 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:KEFDTo:KEFD
Start:06/04/19 09:14 Z Finish:06/04/19 20:25 Z
Flight Time:11.2 hours
Log Number:195003 - Completed as of this flight.PI:James Blair
Funding Source:James Blair - NASA - SMD - ESD GSFC Laser Remote Sensing Branch
Purpose of Flight:Science
Miles Flown:5000 miles
Flight Hour Summary: 
195003
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS40
Total Used43.1
Total Remaining-3.1
195003 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
05/18/19GV-12Science3.23.236.81200
05/21/19 - 05/22/19GV-13Science6.810302500
05/23/19GV-14Science7.517.522.53500
05/24/19GV-15Science5.723.216.82500
05/29/19GV-16Science8.731.98.13900
06/04/19GV-17Science11.243.1-3.15000

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Related Science Report: 

GEDI LVIS Underflights - Gulfstream V - JSC 06/04/19 Science Report

Mission: 
GEDI LVIS Underflights
Mission Summary: 

Took off KEFD at 04:13 CDT
Transited over the Gulf of Mexico
Flew GEDI track 2034, 2028, and 1759 en route to Costa Rica - partly cloudy
Pass of Arenal Volcano - cloudy
Mapped the area surrounding La Selva Biological Station, which had previously been surveyed by LVIS and provides ground truth. 12 lines - cloudy on northern 1/3 of lines, southern 2/3 mostly clear
Crossing line of all 12 La Selva lines, pass over Arenal - clear
Returned via GEDI track 2034 - partly cloudy
Landed KEFD at 15:19 CDT
 

Images: 

LVIS GEDI La Selva Track