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SETI [ASTRO] Lunar Prospector Set For Crash-Landing

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Mon, 24 May 1999 13:49:56 -0400

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>From: Ron Baalke <BAALKE@kelvin.jpl.nasa.gov>
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>Subject: [ASTRO] Lunar Prospector Set For Crash-Landing
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>Reply-To: Ron Baalke <BAALKE@kelvin.jpl.nasa.gov>
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>Moon spacecraft set for crash-landing
>By BBC News Online Science Editor Dr David Whitehouse
>May 24, 1999
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>Scientists want to crash-land the Lunar Prospector spacecraft into the
>Moon's south-pole region. They believe this may help them determine how much
>water is on the Moon.
>
>Full story here:
>
>http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_351000/351372.stm
>
>Also, if you will recall, the ashes of Eugene Shoemaker are onboard
>Lunar Prospector.
>
>Ron Baalke
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