[Space] KML from G1 data

Brian Choate brian.choate at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 15:41:17 PDT 2010


Mail client just crashed so I am not sure if this email made it out or
was lost. If this looks familiar, it is not a glitch in the matrix, I
just suck...
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D'oh! That is what I get for asking someone what units it used rather
than just looking it up myself. It should indeed be in meters.

Here is the KML with the correct altitude. It doesn't look as impressive
as the incorrected data, but still cool.

B.




On 06/09/2010 11:57 AM, Christie Dudley wrote:
> Ahhh.  The kml standard specifies meters.  I think that's why everyone
> was confused.
> 
> Christie
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> 
> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Brian Choate <brian.choate at gmail.com
> <mailto:brian.choate at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     The G1 data is in meters, so I converted it to feet in the KML from the
>     last flight. I noticed that the KML from the alpha flight looked a lot
>     shorter too, I think it just wasn't converted and is also in meters.
> 
>     B.
> 
> 
>     On 06/08/2010 11:56 AM, Jonathan Moore wrote:
>     > On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 7:29 AM, Erik Ebert <eebert at gmail.com
>     <mailto:eebert at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     >> Cool.  I stripped out the dropouts so it displays a little better...
>     >
>     > did the new flight really go that much higher? I guess we did not have
>     > data from a good protaion of the alpha flight that could explain it.
>     >
>     > -Jonathan
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