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DISCOVERY DEORBIT BURN FOR KSC



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

*DEORBIT TIMELINE FOR THE FIRST KSC LANDING OPPORTUNITY MONDAY
**/(all times are CDT)
/*3:13am…………..Deorbit Prep begins
4:24am..…….......PLBD Closing
4:36am......………MCC “Go” for Ops 3 Transition
5:40am......………Clothing Configuration
6:04am......………Seat Ingress
6:16am..….……...OMS Gimbal Check
6:30am..…...….…APU Prestart
6:45am.....…..…...MCC “Go-No Go” Decision for the Deorbit Burn
6:52am.....…..……Maneuver to the Deorbit Burn Attitude
7:04am...........…...Deorbit Burn
*/8:07am.....……….KSC LANDING

NOTE: FOR INFORMATION ONLY, ALL DEORBIT AND LANDING
OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (KSC), EDWARDS
AIR FORCE BASE, CA (EDW) AND THE WHITE SANDS SPACE HARBOR,
NM (NOR) FOR ALL DAYS ARE LISTED ON THIS TABLE; MISSION
MANAGERS HOWEVER, WILL DETERMINE THE FINAL STRATEGY FOR
CONSIDERING LANDING SITES ON EACH DAY BASED ON WEATHER AND
OTHER FACTORS.


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