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Talk:NASA prepares to roll orbiter Discovery to launch pad

Check time conversion. If I am correct at 12:01 a.m. EDT is not 16:01 UTC AnyFile 13:55, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC)

What is your basis for such an assertion?
Let me walk you through the calculation so you can verify this for yourself:
  • Now that DST is in effect, I am located in the Pacific Daylight Savings Time Zone. We are at UTC -7 when DST is in effect.
  • EDT (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) is three hours ahead of PDT. Therefore, they are at UTC -4 when DST is in effect.
  • 12 + 4 = 16. Therefore 12:01 EDT time is the equivalent of 16:01 UTC.
Please let me know if you find a problem in my calculations.
Thank goodness the recent story on Daylight Savings Time didn't get deleted, or I wouldn't have studied this subject in such detail. :) — DV 14:19, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC)(found problem below)
Now I see the problem. That time wasn't 24 hour time, it is 12:01 a.m., so it's really 04:01 UTC. I made the correction.
Also here's the article from Wikipedia on EDT to support this. — DV 14:32, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC)
Well, you caught the time but I'm surprised nobody noticed that the first and second paragraphs were referring to two entirely different stages in assembling and moving the shuttlecraft to its final destination. vlsimpson 14:47, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Thank you for that...I will fix it --HiFlyer 15:12, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Didn't he already fix it? For my own part, I need to stop using 24-hour time for everything. I keep forgetting that a.m./p.m. thing. :) — DV 15:15, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC)
Yes DV it was fixed. And UTC is always 24 hour time. I was wrong on that too. Two strikes!?! eeeeeeeyaaa!!! --HiFlyer 15:17, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Eastern Daylight time to UTC and back conversion page --HiFlyer 15:19, 4 Apr 2005 (UTC)

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