The SSC NMC was experiencing command and control issues at the beginning of the support. Station had to reload the station cnfig file to regain control. AOS was at 1903z, the config file reload was at 1905z. We had a good D/L at 1907 and good command at 1912z. the spacecraft was nominal and the sun maneuver was successful.

We were able to meet the objectives for the pass.  


Results of the maneuver:

CSS Angle TLM 0.85638

CSS Sun-Pointing Angle 1.71276

  05 Jan 18 @12:00

CSS Angle TLM 1.60803

CSS Sun-Pointing Angle 3.21606

  09 Jan 18 @19:00


Thruster 1 3776 05 Jan 18 @12:00

Thruster 2 3680

Thruster 3 4384

Thruster 4 4480


Thruster 1 3888 09 Jan 18 @19:00

Thruster 2 3792

Thruster 3 4672

Thruster 4 4768

Number of Pulses  

Thruster 1 112

Thruster 2 112

Thruster 3 288

Thruster 4 288

Thruster Pairs 

Thruster 1 & 2 224

Thruster 3 & 4 576




Timothy E. Perry

Mission Operations


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