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Pluto Mission: Was it a P3?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Oso, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. Oso

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    This photo was reported to have been taken in a side room near the New Horizon's control room. A drone pilot was seen flying a P3, believed to be in orbit around Pluto. NASA commented, "We like to keep costs low, but still use the best technology available."
     

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    That phantom is lost! Only 26% battery left! Way past the point of no return!
     
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    Flyaway
     
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    Itelite antenna
     
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    Gimbal doesn't get horizon. Mission failed...
     
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    Friggin new firmware.....
     
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    Forgets to hit record button ....
     
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    Love the atmosphere and the surface temperature... And plenty of open area to fly, no trees, poles' power lines or unaware people to crash into. ;-)

    And the Phantom 3/Inspire 1 intelligent battery charging station is free.. Hahaha
    image.jpg
    Wish I was there...

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    That pilot app is connected to an inspire and not a phantom. Good try :p
     
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    It was me but please don't tell the FAA I was over 20,600,000,000,000 feet AGL.
     
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    It's clearly solar powered and very noisy!
     
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    Love these fun threads - Adam
     
  13. Oso

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    That really cracked me up.
     
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    Ohhh the latency!
     
  15. Oso

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    As long as you stay within the solar system, it's all good.
     
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    4.5 hours of lag with the FPV. It must be the iPad overheating.
     
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    Yes, if only takes two Streamlight LED flashlights, to power it up.
    No gravity, makes things flow much simpler, and no latency. Ever. Hahaha

    Three hour flight times on one charge... Way to go NASA!
    & I like how they utilized the Gold Phantom 3 Pro stickers for masking tape... ;-)

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    I've done it far too many times myself and its always on the peachy shots! Thats why I loved Litchi on the P2V+ ... auto record function.
     
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    That's gotta be the most complex "unboxing" pic I've ever seen.
     
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    Are those zip ties in the photo.....look ! They use THREE per arm.
     
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