WB-57 #927 10/21/16

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Flight Number: 
12
Payload Configuration: 
POSIDON
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Archive Data: 
20161021 (12 archive (plain-text) files; 21 image files)
Total Flight Time: 
5.6 hours
Flight Segments: 
From:PGUMTo:PGUM
Start:10/21/16 10:24 Z Finish:10/21/16 16:00 Z
Flight Time:5.6 hours
Log Number:17W003PI:Eric Jensen
Funding Source:Ken Jucks - NASA - SMD - ESD Upper Atmosphere Research Program
Purpose of Flight:Science
Comments:Payloads: MMS, DLH, SID3, CPI, 2DS, SO2, H20, POPS, WAS, PANTHER AND 03 LITE. SATCOM type was INMARSAT. High flight. This mission flew southeast of Guam approximately 1000 nm and returned. Several deep dives were flown outbound along with sine wave type altitude changes between FL490 and FL560 (est.).
Flight Hour Summary: 
16W00717W003
Flight Hours Approved in SOFRS5842
Flight Hours Previously Approved 50.5
Total Used7.590.3
Total Remaining 2.2
17W003 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
10/01/163Ferry4.44.488.1
10/02/164Ferry5.710.182.4
10/03/165Ferry5.91676.5
10/09/166Ferry4.220.272.3
10/12/167Science5.725.966.6
10/14/168Science5.331.261.3
10/15/169Science4.83656.5
10/18/1610Science5.741.750.8
10/19/1611Science5.747.445.1
10/21/1612Science5.65339.5
10/24/1613Check1.354.338.2
10/25/1614Science4.558.833.7
10/26/1615Science5.564.328.2
10/28/1616Science5.469.722.8
10/31/1617Ferry5.274.917.6
11/01/1618Ferry5.980.811.7
11/02/1619Ferry5.686.46.1
11/03/1620Ferry3.990.32.2
16W007 Flight Reports
Date Flt # Purpose of Flight Duration Running Total Hours Remaining Miles Flown
09/13/161Science2.12.155.9
09/15/162Science5.47.550.5

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Related Science Report: 

POSIDON - WB-57 #927 10/21/16 Science Report

Mission: 
POSIDON
Mission Summary: 

This flight is designed to explore the chemical composition in the tropical tropopause layer in the region south of Guam