Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Air Ground Communications for MR-4

Air Ground Communications for MR-4

Ratings: (0)|Views: 46 |Likes:
Published by Bob Andrepont

More info:

Published by: Bob Andrepont on Mar 20, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

03/20/2011

pdf

text

original

 
APPENDIX
Air-GroundCommunicationsforMR-4Thefollox_ingtablegivesaverbatimtranscrip
-
astronautinanF-106airplane."ATS"standsfortinnoft
i
lt'connnunicationsbetweentilespacecraftthe"AtlanticOceanShip,"aMercuryrangestationandt
i
legroundduringthe5
'
[R_flight.T
i
lecallaboardashipx_hichhadbeenmovedinclosetosi
T
nslistedit/tilesecondcnhmtnidentifydifferentthelandingareaforthisflight."HuntClub"istheclementsofthcoperation.Thespacecraftisiden-designationgiventotherecoveryhelicopter
s
.tiffedas"Bell7
'
forLibertyBell7.Theastronaut"CardFile"isthedesignationofaradio-relayair-
c
mnmunicatorintheBlockhouseisidentifiedasplanewhichrelayedthespacecraftcomnmnications"Stml
;/
'-CapCorn"istheastronautc0mmuni-totheMercuryControlCenter.catnrintheMercuryControlCenter."Chase"isan
T
rans
-
mi
ss
im
_
(
.'
r
_
tt
t
t
l
lii
J
t[
-
dttr(i
-¢
,Itt.t
i
(
5
,11
1
rt
l
ltni
-
Time
,
lio
n,
tllltll[
J_
,r(
'
ti/OFllil
r
l
J.s
PC
S
(
_
C
(
oll
l
t
_iu
l
l
ico
t
iot
l
Stouy0:01I1itt-off.IBellT0:031.5Ah,Roger.ThisisLibertyBellT.Theclockisol)erating.CapCmn0:083I
,
oudamiclear,.lost;,don
'
tcr_toomuch.
2
IhdlT0:11I.5l
)
ke-doke.0:182.5()
}
x,it'saniceride
up
tono
;
_.(_ap(Sto
l
0:
2
0ILmJdandclear.Itell7I
}
:
2
1.5I.5Roger.0:
2
88.5OK.
T
hefuelisgo;about1!:_g's;cabinpressurei
s
justcomingoffthep
e
g;the()_i
s
go;'*_ehave26amps.(
Z
ap(
:
omI):36.52.5Roger.Pit
c
h[attitude]88[degrees],thetrajectoryisgood.IBell70:39
2
Roger,looksgoodhere.(,)th546.5OK,there.W
e
'restartingtopickupalittlebitofthenoiseandvibration;notbad,though,atall.50sees.,mor
e
vibration.5thql71:01.56.5ilK.Thefuelisgo:1]_g's;cabinis8{psi]:the02isgo;27amps.1:08.5
0
.5\nd[Re
s
tofcommunicatio,notreceived.}
l
'apt
:
om1:091PilchisIRestofcommuni
c
ationnotre
c
eived.]6Bell7I:100.5I[g,5[gl[Restofcommunicationnotre
c
eived.]Capt;omI:ll2Pitch[attitude[is77{degrees];trajectoryisgo.7Bell71:
1
30.5Roger.Cabinpressureis
s
tillabout6[psi]anddrop
l
)ingslightly.Lookslikeshe'sgoingloholdabout5.5[psi]._1Bell71:23O.5
F
hIRes
l
ofcommunicationnotreceived.]Cap
(
Sm
J
1:23.50
.
5Cabin[Restofeommt
]
nicationnotreceived.I0Bell71:2
4
I.5Believeme,O
2
isgo.CapCorn1:
2
63Cahinpressurehohling5.5[psi!.
I0Ilell
7
[
:29
I.
5Roger,roge
r
.1:3115.5ThisisLib
e
rtyBell7.Fuelisgo;2!_g's;cabinpressure5.5:O2isgo;main[bus]25[xolts]
,
isolatedah,isolated[bus]is28[volts!.Wearego.CapCmn1:46.53Roger.Pitch[attitude]is62[degrees];trajectoryisgo.IIB
e
llTl:I
_
9.53Roger.Itlooksgoodinhere.1:5618.5Every
t
hingisgood;cabinpressureisholding;suitpressureis()K'.2minut
e
sandwegot4g
'
s;fueli
s
go;ab,f
e
elthehandcmltrollermo'_ejustahairthere;
c
abint
,w
essureishtdding,02isgo;25amps.tComm
t
micatormlidenlitied.
41
 
_FCL
I
I
$-
missi
,
mCommuni
-
dura-cationCorntnuni
-
Time
,
tion
,l
lltl
_l
b
c
r
(
'
atorrain:se
c
secCommu
n
ication
CapCorn2:151.5Roger
,
wehavegohere.12Bell72:16.50.05AndIseeastar!CapCorn
2
:17
1
.5Standbyforcutoff.[3Bell7
2
:
2
32Therewen
t
theto_er.ChaseI2:24.51.5Roger
,
ther
e
wentthetower,affirmativeChas
e
.l
:
lBell7
2
:
2
64Roger,squib
s
areoff.CapCorn
2
:31.50.5Roger.15Bell72:339.5Therewentposigrades
,
capsulehass
e
parated.Weareatzerogandturningaroundandth
e
sunisreallybright.CapCorn2:42.54.5Rog
e
r,cap.sep.[cap
s
uleseparationlight]isgreen
;
turnaroundhas
s
tarted,manualhandl
e
out.16Bell7
2
:4713.5Ohboy!Manualhandlei
s
out;the
s
kyis,'cryblack;thecapsuleiscomingaroundintoorbitattitude;therollisalittlebitslow.CapCorn3:010.5Roger.17Bell73:028.0Ihaven'ts
e
enaboosteranyplace.OK,ratecormnandiscomingon.I'minorbitattitude,I'mpitchingup.OK,40[Restofcommuni
-
cationnotrec
e
ived.}Wait,I'v
e
lost
s
omerollh
e
r
e
som
e
plac
e
.CapCorn3:10.53.5Roger,ratecommandi
s
comingon.You'retr}ingmanualpitch.18Bell73:15.53OK
,
igotrollback.OK,I
'
mat24[degrees]inpitch.CapCorn3:20.54Roger,yourIP[impactpoint]isrighton,Gus,righton.19Bell73:24.53OK.I
'
mhavingalittl
e
troublewithrate,ah,withthemmmalcm_-trohCapC
o
rn3:
2
8
0
.5Roger.
2
0Bell
7
3:314IfIcangetherstabilizedhere,allaxesare_orkingallright.CapCorn3:363Roger.Und
e
r
s
tandmanualcontrolisgood.21B
e
ll73:40.53Rog
e
r
,
it
'
sit
's
sortof
s
luggish,morethan[expected.22Bell73:451.4OK,I
'
myawing.CapCorn3:47.51.5Roger
,
yaw.23Bell73:501
Le
ft
,
ah.24Bell73:51.54OK,comingbackin
y
aw.I'malittl
e
bitlateth
e
re.CapCorn3:57.52Roger.R
e
adingyouloudandclear,Gus.25Bell73:59.52
L
otof
s
tuff--there'salotofstufffloatingarounduphere.
2
6Bell74:0212OK
,
I'mgoingtoskipthe
y
aw[maneuver],ah,or[ratherthe]roll[maneuver}becauseI'malittlebitlateandl'mgoingtotrythisroughyawmaneuver.
A
boutallIcanreallyseeisclouds.Ihaven'tse
e
nanylandanyplacey
e
t.CapCorn4:153.5Roger,you'reonthewindow.Areyoutryingayawmaneuver?27Bell74:18.55.5I'mtryingtheyawmaneuv
e
rand
F
monthewindms.It's,uchafascinatingviewoutthewindo;_youjustcan'thelpbutIo
,
koutthatway.CapCorn4:251.5Iund
e
rstand.28Bell74:29.5Yousu,ah,reall
y
.ThereIseethecoast,[see.CapCorn4:30.5l.54+30[elapsedtimesincelaunch]Gus.(_)4:334.54+30[elapsedtimesincelaunch]he'slookingoutthe
x
Gndow,AOK.29Bell74:37.53.5IcanseethecoastbutIcan'tidentifyanything.CapCmn4:4
2
2Roger,4--30[elapsedtimesincelaunch]Gu
s
.30Bell74:444OK,l
e
tmeg
e
tbackh
e
r
e
toretroattitude,r
e
tro
s
equ
e
ncehasstart
e
d.CapCorn4:483.5Rog
e
r
,
retros
e
quencehas
s
tarted.Gotor
e
troattitude.31Bell74:524Right,
;
_e'llseeifI'minbad,notinv
e
ryg
o
odshapehere.CapCorn4:573.5Got15seconds,plentyoftime,I'llgiveyouamarkat5:10[elapsed32timesincelaunch}.Bell75:01.52.5OK
,
retroattitude[light]isstillgreen.CapCorn5:056Retrosonmymark,3,
2
,1,mark.(_)He'sinlimits.[FallsinthemiddleoflastCapCorncommunication.]lComnmnicatorunidentified.
 
Trans
.
mission(
,_
i
-
dura
-
Communi-Time
,
tion
,
,r(,
at
or
ln
i
n:s_
csecCommunication
33Bell75:11.5OK,there's1firing,there's1firing.(_)5:12IRetrol.[Cut
s
outBell7.]CapCorn5:13.5IRoger,retro1.3lBell75:19
2
There's
2
firing
,
nicelittleboost.Therewent3.CaI)Corn5:212.5Roger,3,allretrosarefired.3
5
Bell7
5
:23.
5
IRoger,roger.36Bell7
5
:2
5
.
5
2.
5
OK,yeh,they'refiredoutrightthere.CapCorn5:293Roger,retrojettis
o
narmed.37Bell75:33.52.5Retrojettisoni
s
armed,retrojettisoni
s
armed,goingtoratecom-
nland.
38Bell75:36I.5OK,I'mgoingtoswitch.Cal)Corn5:383Roger.Understandmanualfuelhandleisin.39Bell75:413Manualfuelhandleisin,mark,goingtoHF.CapCorn5:4L5l.5Roger,HF.5:526.5Libert
y
Bell7,thisisCapCon)onHF,1,2,3,4,5.Howdoyouread[Bell]7?(11Igotyou.I0Bell76:0818...here,doyoureadmc,doyoureadmeonHF?...GoingbacktoU[UIlF]...[receivedbyATSship].Boyi
s
that...Retro,I'mbackonUIIFand,ah,andthej
e
t)ther
e
tros[lav
e
jetti
s
oned.NowIcanseetheCapeand,ohboy,that'ssomesight.[can'tseetoo
nluch.
(;apCorn6:056ThisisCapCornonttF,l,2,3,4
,
5.Ho_*doyouread[Bell]7?11Bell76:3_3.5Roger,IamonUHFhigh,doyoureadme?(ial)Corn6:38t.5Roger,r
e
adingyouloudandcl
e
arUIIFhigh
,
canyouconfirmretro-jettison?1
2
Bell76:413.5OK
,
periscopeisretracting,goingtoreentryattitude.CapCorn6:_7I.5Roger.Retroshavejettisoned,scopebasretract
e
d,you'regoingtor
e
entryattitude.Bell76:51.51Affirmative.CapCorn6:56.53.5Bell7fromCapCorn,yourIP[impactpoint]isrighton._Bell77:00.53Roger.I'minreentryattitude._5B
e
ll77:05.50.5Ah.CapCoin7:072.5Roger,bowdoe
s
itlookoutthe_indo
;
_no
;
_?
1
6Bell77:09.5
t
Ah,thesuni
s
confinginandsoall[canseereallyisjust,ah
,
justdarkness,theskyisveryblack.CapCorn7:14.53Roger
,
youhavesomemoretimetolookifyoulike.CapCorn7:272.5[Bell]7fromCapCorn,howdoyoufeelupthere?
1
7Bell77:303.5Ifeelverygood,autofuelis90[percent],manualis50[percent].Cal)Colll7:33.53Roger,0.05gin10[seconds].!8P;ell77:372OK.
t
9Bell77:50.53OK,everythingisverygood,ah.Bell77:542.5Igot0.05g[light]androllratehasstarted.CapCorn7:57IRoger.511Bell78:03.55Gotapitchr
a
teinhere,OK,g'sare
s
tartingtobuild.CapCorn8:09I.5Roger,readingyouloudandclear.51Bcll78:115Roger,g'sarebuilding,
;
_e'reupto6ig!.52Bell78:171.5There's9[g].53Bell78:1911.5
T
here'sabout10[gl;
)
behandleisoutfromunderit;hereIgotaIi)liepitchratecomingbackdo_nthrough7[gl.CapCorn8:322Roger,still
s
oundg
o
od.51Bell78:34.53OK
,
thealtimeterisaetiw_at65[Ihousandfeet].There's60lthou-sandfeet].CapCon)8:38.51.5Roger,65,111
1
0.55I_,ell78:427.5OK,I'mgetting
s
omecontrails,evidentlyshockwave,50,0
0
0feet;I'mfeelinggood.I'mw_rygood,everythingisfine.CapCorn8:49.52.5Roger,50,000.1Communicatorunidentified.
4
3

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->