POSIDON - WB-57 #927 10/19/16 Science Report

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Date: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Mission: 
POSIDON
Mission Location: 
Guam
Mission Summary: 

This flight provided additional sampling of TTL trace gases and cirrus in air perturbed by typhoon Haima as well as water vapor concentration across a horizontal temperature gradient. 

Related Flight Report: 

WB-57 #927 10/19/16

Flight Number: 
11
Payload Configuration: 
POSIDON
Nav Data Collected: 
No
Total Flight Time: 
5.7 hours
Archive Data: 
20161019 (12 archive (plain-text) files; 133 image files)
Flight Segments: 
From:PGUMTo:PGUM
Start:10/19/16 13:00 Z Finish:10/19/16 18:42 Z
Flight Time:5.7 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. Similar profile as the 18 OCT 16 flight except the aircraft spiraled down upon reaching Guam on the return leg. A balloon launch occurred at 1600 local.
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
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
09/13/161Science2.12.155.9
09/15/162Science5.47.550.5

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