Recent Changes to the LPL-West Spaceflight Programs Web Page

August 23, 2001
Revised GLO Instrument description and added a section on the upgrade
ot the GLO spectrographs.

Oct.29, 1999 -
Added an STS-95/UVSTAR page with a link to a DPS presentation on the Io
Plasma Torus

Aug. 28, 1997 -
GLO-5 and GLO-6 End-of-Mission Report Added

Apr. 11. 1997 -                                                   
Because of the reflight of STS-83, the launch date for STS-85 has slipped
from July, 17 to August 7, 1997. The launch date change was made official
by the STS-85 Flight Integration Manager. 
Nov. 21, 1996 -
STS-85 has been added to the Shuttle Missions page.

Oct. 15, 1996 - 
that will be published in Advances in Space Physics,
is avaliable on our home page.

July 25, 1996 -
The new version of Sibyl (SIBYL3) is now avaliable from the
Software page.

June 05, 1996 -
A navigator has been added to the UCAT Search Utility to facilitate
getting around the combersome page.  The "UCAT Navigator" is located
in a frame at the bottom of the page.

Apr 03, 1996 - 
All of the GLO shuttle mission (STS-53, STS-63, STS-69,
SYS-74) are available for the UCAT Search.

Mar 12, 1996 - 
Support IR Imager and Star Calibration information is
now available from in the GLO Instrument page.

Jan 23, 1996 - 
New look to the Homepage with added UCAT Search capabilities.
Missions are now in a seperate page called GLO Shuttle Missions.

Nov 20, 1995 -
The Space Shuttle Atlantis landed at 17:01:27 pm GMT.

Nov 12, 1995 - 
The Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted-off this morning at
12:30 GMT.

Nov 11, 1995 -  
Launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-74) has
been delayed due to weather problems in the trans-Atlantic landing

Oct 31, 1995 -
Predicted fly-overs for coordinated observations for STS-74 are
are in the Ground Station Fly-overs for CEDAR/GLO Coordinated

Sept 7, 1995 -
The Space Shuttle Endeavour lifted-off this morning at 15:09
GMT beginning its 11 day mission.
SEH Observations were added to the STS-69 page.

Sept 6, 1995 -
Orbital Parameters for STS-69 flight are on the STS-69 page
under Predicted Orbital Parameters.

Sept 5, 1995 -
The GLOVIEW software program is now availabel for STS-69 in the
SOFTWARE section of the LPL-West Spaceflight Programs page.

August 31, 1995 -
Launch of the Space Shuttle Endevour (STS-69) has been delayed
once again, do to electrical problems.  The delay is expected
to last 7 days.  New Launch date: Sept. 7, 1995 @ 15:09:00 UT.

August 30, 1996 -
Predicted fly-overs for coordinated observations for STS-69 are
are in the Ground Station Fly-overs for CEDAR/GLO Coordinated

     Following a briefing by a special assessment team, NASA 
managers have decided to postpone the August 5th launch of 
Space Shuttle Endeavour on Mission STS-69 in order to finish 
a review of flight hardware associated with O-rings in a 
nozzle joint of the Reusable Solid Rocket Motor (RSRM).  Launch
of Endeavour is now targeted for no earlier than mid-August.

     Shuttle managers expect to receive another briefing by 
the RSRM assessment team at the end of next week.  They plan 
to wait until the assessment team has concluded its efforts 
before determining a new launch date for Endeavour.

July 5, 1995 -
Pre-launch fly-overs for STS-69 CEDAR/GLO Coordinated Observations are now
availabel on the page.  They are in the Ground Station Fly-overs for
CEDAR/GLO Coordinated Observations part of STS-69 section.  Comments are

June 13, 1995 -
Post-launch fly-overs for STS-63 CEDAR/GLO Coordinated Observations are now
availabel on the page.  They are in the Ground Station Fly-overs for
CEDAR/GLO Coordinated Observations part of STS-63 section.  Comments are

May 4, 1995 -
There are two illustrations of the IEH-1 bridge for STS-69(GLO-III
and UVSTAR instruments). 

May 2, 1995 -
It's finally here.  The Windows video (.AVI) file has added to the
"Preliminary look at the data" section of the homepage.  As promised,
the video is of a PRCS burn. 

April 11, 1995 -
The GLO View Software is now up to date and ready for downloading.
There is a self-extracting executable, which contain all the files
needed to run Glo View, and a link to the directory where the
individual files are located. These links can be found under the 
heading "STS-63 Orbital Information"

April 6, 1995 -
A Windows video (.AVI) file will been added soon to the "Preliminary
look at the data" section of the homepage. It is of one the PRCS
firing which the GLO experiment took data from.  Keep looking at the
"Announcements" link for new additions on this page.

February 11, 1995 -
The Shuttle Discovery landed  at the Kennedy Space Center
this morning to complete an eight-day mission highlighted by
the first rendezvous by a Shuttle with the Mir Space Station. 

Commander Jim Wetherbee and Pilot Eileen Collins guided Discovery to a
textbook touchdown on KSC's Runway 15 at 5:51 AM CST to complete
a 2,992,806 million mile mission spanning 129 complete orbits of the
Earth, the 20th flight for Discovery.

February 6, 1995 -
A new section had been added to STS-63 portion of this page.  I deals with
news updates from the POCC at Goddard Spaceflight Center.  It will
be updated as new information is available.  Revised over-flights for the
rest of the mission are on the Revised Ground Station Fly-overs for
CEDAR/GLO Coordinated Observations section.

February 3, 1995 -
Liftoff of space shuttle Discovery was successful at 05:22:04 GMT on 
Feb. 3, 1995.  Revised over-flights for all stations are now on the
page from MET 0/09:25 to MET 1/07:30.  More time will be posted as
soon as more orbits are available.

February 2, 1995 -
Problems with the navigational control on the shuttle Discovery
caused the launch to be postponed.  The new official estimated
launch is February 3 at 0:23 EST.  Predicted overflights for
Japan have been add in the Overflight section.

January 24, 1995 -
Plots of the STS-63 Predicted Earthlimb Observations are in the
Ground Tracks section of this page.

January 18, 1995 -
Predicted ground station overflights have been added to the 

January 9, 1995 - 
LPL-West Spaceflight Programs world wide web page goes on-line.

o Last Updated: 21 November, 1996

This page is maintained by:
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