of Ground Tracks
Track Data Source: STS-107 GPS State Vector
Time Line Source: STS-107 Accident Investigation Master
Revision 12.1, dated 02/12/03 9:00 a.m. CST, from the Integrated
latitudes and longitudes are plotted on the map at 0.96
second time intervals,
although there are numerous data dropouts. The symbol used
for points from the trajectory
data file is a red dot.
time tags of events from the Master Timeline sometimes fall
between trajectory data
points, and in some cases they occur during GPS data dropouts.
In these cases the correct
location of the event is indicated by a blue dot.
of the contents of Note Boxes:
Header – Greenwich Mean Time, or GMT, of the event and the
Number from the Master Timeline (in parentheses)
Latitude and W. Longitude of the event (red dots only) in
description from the Master Timeline
Altitude of the event (H) in feet (interpolated when necessary)
Number of the event (Mach) (interpolated when necessary)
nominal events have been intentionally omitted
file of these images (1.5 Mb)