[tz] Timekeeping in the news
alan.mintz at gmail.com
Wed Dec 25 01:46:46 UTC 2019
Here's the NYT article that mentions the 11 hours:
https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=43958.860 and an
interesting (though "armchair") analysis, noting that the mission countdown
started at T-11 hours:
On Tue, Dec 24, 2019 at 4:42 PM Marshall Eubanks <marshall.eubanks at gmail.com>
> It was a time transfer error - the mission elapsed time clock was off
> by 11 hours because it took the wrong time from the Atlas at
> separation. They were very lucky not to lose the spacecraft.
> Marshall Eubanks
> On Tue, Dec 24, 2019 at 4:15 PM Arthur David Olson
> <arthurdavidolson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > "Boeing Starliner Ends Up In Wrong Orbit After Clock Problem."
> > https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/20/science/boeing-starliner-launch.html
> > @dashdashado
Alan Mintz <Alan.Mintz at gMail.com>
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