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O-Flights Scheduled 17-JUN

posted Jun 1, 2015, 11:00 AM by Web Admin

Requested an aircraft for "O" Flights at D-38 Canandaigua for our meeting nights on 17-JUN and an alternate on 24-JUN
Cadets should communicate their intent to participate by 10-JUN, and plan to arrive at 17:00 those days.

1st 2015 SpaceX Resupply Mission to ISS

posted Jan 7, 2015, 11:09 AM by Web Admin

There is a 90 percent chance of favorable weather for the next available SpaceX CRS-5 launch opportunity on Friday, Jan. 9, with the possibility of flight through precipitation as forecasters’ primary concern.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 launch scheduled for Tuesday aborted with one minute, 21 seconds left on the countdown clock. A thrust vector control actuator for the Falcon 9’s second stage failed to perform as expected, resulting in a launch abort. SpaceX is evaluating the issue and will determine the next opportunity to launch the company’s fifth commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station.

If a decision is made to launch on Friday, the liftoff time would be at 5:09 a.m. EST. Live coverage would begin at 4 a.m. A launch on Friday would place Dragon on a 24-hour fast track trajectory to the space station, with grapple on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 5:56 a.m. Rendezvous and grapple coverage would begin at 4:30 a.m.

The next launch opportunity would be at 4:47 a.m. Saturday.

SpaceX Set to Launch 4/14

posted Apr 14, 2014, 7:54 AM by Web Admin

SpaceX is set to launch Dragon to the ISS with a payload of seeds and plants, along with various station supplies.  NASA will televise the launch on 4/14 starting at 4PM EST.

Meeting 28-AUG-13

posted Aug 27, 2013, 9:29 AM by Jim Herrmann

As a reminder, we will be having aerospace education as part of tomorrow night's meeting. Please remember to study for your respective tests (Redstone or Saturn for those that have completed Redstone). We will build two rockets tomorrow night as well. I have attached the study material for the exams for your reference. Please let me know if there are any questions.

-Capt Gunn

Wing Tips - NYWg Aerospace Ed Newsletter

posted Apr 17, 2013, 8:34 AM by Web Admin

First quarter 2013 newsletter is available.

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