Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Answers to e-mail questions

Many of you have been submitting questions via our link to mission control. We will take a minute to answer a few of these questions.
  • Steve had 12,300 feet of available runway for takeoff.
  • Unofficially, there was approximately 1,000 ft remaining at liftoff.
  • The official takeoff time was 12:38:37 Zulu time (6:38:37 local).
  • The flight is projected to last over 78 hours.
  • The filed cruising altitude is FL 450 (45,000 feet).
  • Video of the takeoff will be available on the K-State at Salina GlobalFlyer website