NEAR’s Landing on Eros 433

OK, I’ll admit that I’m starting to get pretty excited about Monday’s attempted landing of the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft on the surface of asteroid Eros 433. Today they have a great animated sequence of the landing on their site. If NASA pulls off the gently, bouncing landing depicted in the movie, it will be quite a feat! (If the NEAR web site gets busy on Monday, here’s the mirror site)

Posted on February 9, 2001
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  1. ALBERTO on December 25th, 2002 1:20 pm


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