USCG: Safety Alert-Gulf of Mexico, FL (Space Operations)

1. Space capsule reentry operations which may be hazardous to surface vessels
will be conducted for the reentry of Dragon Crew-7 within portions of one of
the following reentry sites:
A: Offshore Cape Canaveral:
From 29-02-27N/080-13-48W
28-51-00N/080-00-46W
28-39-32N/080-13-48W
28-51-00N/080-26-49W to beginning
B: Offshore Daytona:
From 29-59-27N/080-40-01W
29-48-00N/080-26-52W
29-36-32N/080-40-01W
29-48-00N/080-53-09W to beginning
C: Offshore Jacksonville:
From 31-06-28N/080-15-00W
30-55-01N/080-01-40W
30-43-30N/080-15-00W
30-55-01N/080-28-19W to beginning
D: Offshore Panama City:
From 29-54-25N/086-10-58W
29-42-57N/085-57-50W
29-31-29N/086-10-58W
29-42-57N/086-24-07W to beginning
E: Offshore Pensacola:
From 29-59-27N/087-30-00W
29-48-00N/087-16-51W
29-36-32N/087-30-00W
29-48-00N/087-43-08W to beginning
F: Offshore Tallahassee:
From 29-22-38-N/084-05-20W
29-16-58N/083-58-55W
29-06-20N/084-11-12W to beginning
G: Offshore Tampa:
From 28-17-27N/083-54-00W
28-06-00N/083-41-02W
27-54-32N/083-54-00W
28-06-00N/084-06-57W to beginning
2. The Hazard periods for the primary reentry opportunity and any backup
reentry opportunities are as follow (all times are represented as Zulu time
unless otherwise indicated):
A: Offshore Cape Canaveral
13/0020 MAR 24 to 13/0050 MAR 24.
13/0845 MAR 24 to 13/0915 MAR 24.
13/2355 MAR 24 to 14/0025 MAR 24.
14/0820 MAR 24 to 14/0850 MAR 24.
14/2330 MAR 24 to 15/0030 MAR 24.
B: Offshore Daytona
13/0840 MAR 24 to 13/0910 MAR 24.
14/0000 MAR 24 to 14/0030 MAR 24.
14/0815 MAR 24 to 14/0845 MAR 24.
14/2335 MAR 24 to 15/0005 MAR 24.
C: Offshore Jacksonville
13/0835 MAR 24 to 13/0905 MAR 24.
14/0810 MAR 24 to 14/0845 MAR 24.
14/2340 MAR 24 to 15/0010 MAR 24.
D: Offshore Panama City
12/0930 MAR 24 to 12/1000 MAR 24.
14/0020 MAR 24 to 14/0050 MAR 24.
14/0840 MAR 24 to 14/0910 MAR 24.
E: Offshore Pensacola
12/0935 MAR 24 to 12/1005 MAR 24.
14/0025 MAR 24 to 14/0055 MAR 24.
14/0845 MAR 24 to 14/0915 MAR 24.
F: Offshore Tallahassee
12/0920 MAR 24 to 12/0950 MAR 24.
13/0035 MAR 24 to 13/0105 MAR 24.
14/0835 MAR 24 to 14/0905 MAR 24.
14/2350 MAR 24 to 15/0020 MAR 24.
G: Offshore Tampa
12/0925 MAR 24 to 12/0955 MAR 24.
14/0835 MAR 24 to 14/0910 MAR 24.
14/2340 MAR 24 to 15/0010 MAR 24.
3. The identified locations in paragraph 1 are designated a hazardous warning
area for space vehicle reentry. A space vehicle may reenter within this area
between the dates and times listed. The Coast Guard is establishing this
hazardous warning area to protect vessels and waterway users from the
potential hazards created by reentry vehicle splashdowns and recovery
operations.
4. The U.S. Coast Guard is providing this notice to advise mariners of these
hazardous areas and safety zones which may impact navigation interests.
Navigations hazards from space capsule reentry activities may include free
falling debris and/or descending vehicles or vehicle components under various
means of control. Mariners are urged to avoid the reentry sites during
reentry windows as detailed above.
5. For further information about the reentry safety zones, mariners may
contact U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center at (904) 714-7500
for zones off Florida East Coast and U.S. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg
at (727) 824-7574 for zones off Florida West Coast. For further information
about the space vehicle, please visit www.spacex.com. For navigational
safety, mariners are advised to refer to the geospatial chart at
www.navcen.uscg.gov/chart for information on Space Launch and Recovery
Operations (SOLAR).
CANCEL AT//150030Z MAR 24//