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Re: ao-40 Inertia Wheels Operating



This doesn't sound good, unless it's actually a planned test. The wheel 
might make it difficult to magnet torque AO-40 to the planned attitude.


At 03:39 PM 11/24/00 +1100, "David Brown" <djbrown@bigpond.net.au> wrote:
>Hi All,
>just got this telemetry frame off ao-40.(24-11-00 0430 UTC)
>It seems to indicate that one of the 3-Axis wheels are turning.A test or
>maybe a quck way to get the thing all lined up for the ucoming burn.
>
>SNIP >
>***************************** Senseurs sol/terre**************************
>Mode sens. : spin
>SS1 PLL: SpinRate[rpm]   4.0
>SS Z -25   -20ø SS Y -25   -20øSS Up  -X    8ø SS Up  -Y   8ø
>SS Z -45   -47ø SS Y -45   -35øSS Dwn -X    8ø SS Dwn -Y   8ø
>***************************** Roues a Inertie ****************************
>Wheel no. power on (speed):1(2135.700283 rpm),
>***************************** Arcjet Motor *******************************
>Pression Res. 5Bar  Pression Mot.  5Bar
>Courant Mot.    0.2A  Tension Mot.  -237.4V  Flux 0x08
>***************************** Moteur 400N ********************************
>Motor valve: closed  High pressure: -167Bar Low pressure: -0Bar
>END SNIP <
>
>
>Rgds,
>
>Dave VK3DXL
>
>
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