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USC: GTS-6

Posted 11-22-2011 at 12:26 AM by ky (USC: GTS-2)
Updated 11-22-2011 at 12:28 AM by ky

On November 5th, at 6:30 P.M, GTS-6 ended with the safe landing of Monitor. It was the sixth orbital mission of the GTS program. It orbited the earth 230 times, and traveled a distance of approximately 5,750,000 miles.

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DG Monitor took off to the ISS on October 22nd, at 9:25:30 AM. After taking off, Monitor performed a 30 degree back to the east to intercept the ISS.

It then pitched up 40 degrees to gain altitude. MECO occurred at 9:39 AM. During launch,
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USC: GTS-2

Posted 08-15-2011 at 01:19 PM by ky (USC: GTS-2)
Updated 08-17-2011 at 05:47 PM by diogom
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On August 11th, at 12:48 A.M,GTS-2 ended with the safe landing of Columbia. It was the second orbital mission of the GTS program. It orbited the earth 80 times, and traveled a distance of approximatly 2,345,580 miles.



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On August 5th at 12:00:02 PM main engines were engaged and achieved liftoff horizontally. DG Columbia then turned to 42 degrees (north-east) to simulate a ISS mission's heading.
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