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 11 
 on: June 20, 2016, 12:01:11 PM 
Started by CapitanPiluso - Last post by Pappolus
Hello CDRMikkel, welcome on board. Enjoy the trip to space and good speed with all the missions Wink Cool

 12 
 on: June 20, 2016, 01:21:11 AM 
Started by CapitanPiluso - Last post by CDRMikkel
Hello all CDRMikkel here or just Mikkel.
I for some got in to the space shuttle about 1.5 years a go after playing F-SIM,
and i have been flying in FSX for many years. I did watch the STS-135 launch on TV almost five years ago by pure accident, when my dad changed the TV to the Danish news channel. at the time i havnt seen a live rocket launch so it was quite interesting.
So far i have completed STS-1 STS-26 STS-47 and Ares-1x, but the RMS is giving
me a bit of a headache. looking forward for being on the forum and SSM2.  Cheesy

 13 
 on: June 18, 2016, 08:29:25 PM 
Started by Admin - Last post by mborgia
Windows 10, 64 bit
GeForce GTX680
Intel i7 processor
32 GB RAM

Go for Launch!

 14 
 on: June 16, 2016, 02:37:41 PM 
Started by thammond - Last post by Admin
Been a while since anyone used SSM2007 instead of the new version, so it took a while before we realised that the GPS MAJ FUNC needed to be set to SM before you even could activate the SPEC 88 DISP. Roll Eyes

Most of the background systems are simulated to a certain degree, but this one
 seems to be a plain programming error Shocked

We hope to be able to add more functionality of any possible errors in the next version, but it will probably be in a future add-on for the new version.
But we can always start fixing this one.

Admin

 15 
 on: June 13, 2016, 04:14:18 PM 
Started by DenisFerrari - Last post by kenralyon
thanks for the update. that kinda perked my ears a little to finally hear something about this simulator.

 16 
 on: June 13, 2016, 09:30:52 AM 
Started by Admin - Last post by krisj
Working fine here Smiley

W10 64bit, Amd FX 9590 8core, GTX 970, 16gb ram

 17 
 on: June 12, 2016, 09:56:59 PM 
Started by thammond - Last post by thammond
Running the STS-1 again.  I have the crew activity plan for STS-1 so I figured I would try out some of the crew activities while on orbit.  So the 1st item on the STS-1 crew activity plan is to turn ON "H2O PUMP LOOP 1 B"

So I went ahead and tried that.  The result was warning sirens and lights.  In particular the siren sounded, the Master alarm light illuminated red, and on the C/W display (F7) the H2O LOOP illuminated yellow, BACKUP C/W ALARM and PRIMARY C/W illuminated red.

So I figured this would be a good learning exercise and pulled out the SCOM to figure out what happened and why.

From the SCOM, my understanding is that there are two redundant cooling water loops.  Loop 2 is the normal loop used on orbit and that running both loops is not recommended as it would over tax the H2O/Freon heat exchanger.  But nowhere did I see it suggest that both loops couldn't be used at the same time.

Furthermore it states that the H2O LOOP C/W will illuminate if the pressure of loop pump 1 is less than 19.5 psi or greater than 79.5 psi.

So I brought up the SPEC 88 DISP to see what the pump pressures were at.  The SPEC 88 DISP values are 0 for pump 1 and 56 for pump 2.  So OK that would explain why the alarm went off.  But not sure why the pressure would go to zero when the pump1 is turned from OFF to ON?

So I tried turning the LOOP 1 PUMP back OFF.  The results for turning the pump 1 off was that the C/W lights went off.  However when I went back to the SPEC 88 DISP, the LOOP 1 pressure was still reading zero (which should result in a C/W warning?).

So the question for anyone out there is am I missing something in my understanding of the ELCSS systems or is this not modeled correctly in SSM (I realize this is outside the intended scope of the ssm program and is not intended as any kind of criticism of the program, just clarification).  Because it seems to me that turning on the pump for loop 1 should not result in a warning.


 18 
 on: May 31, 2016, 01:43:23 PM 
Started by DenisFerrari - Last post by GeoffW
Thanks Admin.

Look forward to the next instalment.

 19 
 on: May 31, 2016, 08:23:23 AM 
Started by DenisFerrari - Last post by Mogget
Thanks for the update, Admin. Much appreciated. I am still very interested in SSMS2, so monthly updates are very welcome.

 20 
 on: May 30, 2016, 10:03:14 PM 
Started by Admin - Last post by astrofox
Hallo Admin,
on my system running is OK too.
Win 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP1, Intel Core i5-661, EVGA Nvidia GeForce GTX970

Kind regards
Michael R.

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