LCROSS Flight Director's Blog
- December 2009
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What Happened on Impact Night?
Dec 16, 2009 06:22:17 PM | Paul.D Tompkins
- Many observers were puzzled by the events of the LCROSS impact, especially the details of the NASA TV impact video. In this post, Payload Engineer Mark Shirley, who oversaw payload operation on impact night, explains what happened. Beyond the video, he provides some great insight into real-time science operations, and the engineering challenges of making things work when there's no second chance.