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Landing time was 23:53:44, Earth Received Time

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla

25-05-2008 20:45 CDT

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Just got a press release that told me the landing time was 23:53:44, as received on Earth. This is only 11 seconds later than the last nominal touchdown time I have on a final copy of the planning timeline -- so it's pretty darn close to center. That would put the landing time at 15 minutes and 20 seconds earlier, 23:38:24.

I'm still waiting to hear about the preliminary solution on the latitude and longitude of the landing site.

 
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