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separation recorded for posterity



The tiny digital camera on board Cluster spacecraft FM 5 (Rumba) made a
piece of space history earlier today. The 430 gramme Visual Monitoring
Camera (VMC) attached to the base of FM 5 sent back the first colour
pictures ever taken from space as two unmanned satellites separated and
drifted apart from each other.

More at: http://sci.esa.int/content/news/index.cfm?aid=1&cid=1&oid=23895

-- 
jeff davis, n9avg
http://n9avg.org/

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