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Re: Slightly OT: Preliminary mishap report forMarsGlobalSurveyor



I must paraphrase "Planet of the Apes"...

"You just can't trust humans at all..."

Roger
WA1KAT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John B. Stephensen" <kd6ozh@comcast.net>
To: "Joe Fitzgerald" <jfitzgerald@alum.wpi.edu>; "AMSAT BB"
<amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, April 13, 2007 3:07 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Slightly OT: Preliminary mishap report for
MarsGlobalSurveyor


> The report says that the spacecraft operated far longer than planned and
the
> final failure was due to human error.
>
> 73,
>
> John
> KD6OZH
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Joe Fitzgerald" <jfitzgerald@alum.wpi.edu>
> To: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2007 17:14 UTC
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Slightly OT: Preliminary mishap report for Mars
> GlobalSurveyor
>
>
> >  NASA has just released their preliminary report on the Mars Global
> > Surveyor failure earlier this year.  Food for though for those of us who
> > worry about spacecraft (and software) reliability.  Ammunition for those
> > that hate to put computers on board!
> >
> > Follow links from:
> > http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mgs/
> >
> > -Joe KM1P
> >
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