# ProjectSpace Transportation System 2016

#### gattispilot

STS5 eva TSD (Task Simulation Device)

Eva Storage cabinet

On the scenario. Launch
SBS separation burn 1/00:13:25 16 fps, 169x160 nm orbit
Telesat separation burn 1/08:21:20 16 fps, 160x169 nm orbit

Get the TLE data and load into the editor. Adjust the Time (MET 1/00:13:25) make the Alt 160 NM

Not sure on the orientation of the shuttle?

#### gattispilot

We get this for the sbs3 launch.

Shuttle lights on. Sure seems dark though

I used the Attitude from SF. But as you can see the sun is behind the shuttle. From the orbit diagram. The Sun should be to the side?

Something seems wrong from the video the earth is lit. Here the sunshield are closing.

and as you can see the earth is lit. the SBS3 satellite is there.

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#### Gargantua2024

##### The Desktop Orbinaut
Might simply be in O2016, the shuttle is oriented in the opposite direction

#### gattispilot

As I understand it. This is what the orbit mfd should read for SBS deploy?

if so we get this:

timeline:

#### gattispilot

STS-5 Launch

Et separation about 9 minutes MET

guidance:
 -30.000 =orbit(104,317,28.5,-1) -6.0 =engine(0,100,6) 3.0 =engine(100,100,1.00) 30.0 =engine(100,72.00,5.00) 55.0 =engine(72.0,100,5.00) 536.0 =jettison() 

I made a new ET even though it is a SWT for STS 5 it had a white nose cone

I have run into an issue. I need the MET on the shuttle to start on launch. In the original Atlantis there is a line "status" that changed based of SRB/Et separation.

But I need something like shuttle lifted off so start met.

MET += simdt;

#### gattispilot

So on STS 5,... I wonder about the shuttle orientation when the ET separates?

Looking at STS 6

There is a gauge on the side of the ASE part that rotates.

On the ASE there seems to be at least 2 types. The front frame gold foil or white.
sts 6 the frame is gold foil.

Any thoughts?

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#### Marg

##### Active member
Front IUS ASE frame white was only in sts-93... but... the on AFT IUS frame: that white box on the left front. It was covered with gold-orange foil in 90-ies (late TDRS flights)...

#### gattispilot

STS 6 NEW ET

The gauge would go here

sts 6 in orbit

#### gattispilot

I think the aft ASE's size is wrong?

#### gattispilot

I am ok with this. I made the solar panels reflective

#### gattispilot

I might try to add that gauge. I try to reproduce the images of the real shuttles. One thing that can be done is the CCTV cameras. In STS 6 they are gold and in some silver. The way to do it is just a new texture. gold foil or silver foil. And add a line in the scenario CCTVS or CCTVG?

#### gattispilot

I may need to rotate the gauge and indicator. So it can be seen by the camera?

#### gattispilot

Oh the IUS ASE. Lookiing at drawings. The Pivot is even with eth trunnions.

But in Orbiter it is with centerline of the IUS. I understand why. Because if you had it in the correct spot the IUS would rotate weirdly. Because of the difference in the Y values.

Just going to use the ASE position below. Not gauge.

#### gattispilot

This is what we have:

red circle is where the real pivot was.
orange is the pivot on the mesh
blue is the center line of the inside of the ASE aft where the IUS fits,
There are 2 attachments in the shuttle that rotate for the ASE both need to be the same or else the alignment off the IUS gets off.
One is the rotation of ASE and the other IUS
If we go with the real point I think all we need to do is readjust the IUS attachment so that it matches the real pivot.
If we just keep the pivot as STS_Payloads has it. Then the gauge really can't be done. Because it rotates on the pivot. The pointers on the part attached to the shuttle

Another thing that needs to be done is the gold foil parts need to move inward

That is part of the device that rotates the frame

Any thoughts?

#### gattispilot

Redid it.

In the real one there seems to be a white cube that the pointers attach. So that would not rotate. But the real video doesn't see the cube?

#### gattispilot

I have noticed an issue.
this is the IUS and TDRS
 IUS_1ST_TDRSnew:TDRS\IUS1new1 STATUS Orbiting Earth RPOS 5479544.874 2042665.301 3217127.362 RVEL -3071.3811 -2300.5297 6705.1303 AROT -7.777 -23.494 70.254 ATTACHED 0:0,STS-6 AFCMODE 7 PRPLEVEL 0:1.000000 NAVFREQ 0 0 RCS 1 CTRL_SURFACE 1 CONFIGURATION 1 CURRENT_PAYLOAD 0 END 
cfg:
 ; === Configuration file for vessel class Boeing Inertial Upper Stage === ClassName = IUS Module = spacecraft3 PropellantResource1 = 10 MaxMainThrust = 194500 ; === Attachment specs === BEGIN_ATTACHMENT P 0.05 -.6 -1.35 0 0 -1 1 0 0 XS END_ATTACHMENT 
ini
 [CONFIG] MESHNAME="Galileo\IUS1_Galileo" EMPTY_MASS=1134 FUEL_MASS=9709 MAIN_THRUST=194500 RETRO_THRUST=0 HOVER_THRUST=0 ATTITUDE_THRUST=100 ISP=2983 ;2913.76 ;PMI=(1.09,1.10,0.82) PMI=(0.50,0.50,0.50) CW_Z_POS=0.2 CW_Z_NEG=0.5 CW_X=1.5 CW_Y=1.5 CROSS_SECTION=(10.69,10.71,6.81) ROT_DRAG=(0.7,0.7,1.2) PITCH_MOMENT_SCALE=0.0001 BANK_MOMENT_SCALE=0.0001 COG=2 VISIBLE=1 CAMERA=(0,1.5,-2.00) SIZE=6 [AERODYNAMICS] VAIRFOIL_ATTACK=(0,0,0.2) VAIRFOIL_CHORD=0.5 VAIRFOIL_AREA=23 VAIRFOIL_ASPECT=0.5 HAIRFOIL_ATTACK=(0,0,0) HAIRFOIL_CHORD=.5 HAIRFOIL_AREA=23 HAIRFOIL_ASPECT=.5 [EX_MAIN_0] OFF=(0,0,-3) DIR=(0,0,-1) LENGTH=24 WIDTH=1.5 [PAYLOAD_0] MESHNAME=STS_PAYLOADS\ius_2ndSTAGE_TDRS;STS_PAYLOADSNEW/TDRSNEW OFF=(0.00,0.00,2.32);(0.00,0.00,6.34) MODULE=Spacecraft\Spacecraft3 NAME=IUS_2ND_TDRSnew MASS=6187 SPEED=(0,0,0.12) ROT_SPEED=(0,0,0) 
This is how the scenario starts. I have attachment manager open. You can see the attachment info matches the cfg. BUT the IUS is off

Then if I press Modify attachment

it is good.

#### gattispilot

I think it is a sc3 issue. VB works.
Looked at STS 30
old ASE

new ASE

But I wonder shouldn't the usa on the IUS be facing up?

Then Glow or not glow?

#### Gargantua2024

##### The Desktop Orbinaut
Yeah, the USA markings should be on top. Might have reversed the attachment directions back when it was in development