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Lunar Swingby: Development of a Procedure

13 Jul 2009, 22:29 UTC
Lunar Swingby: Development of a Procedure
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All of you keeping up with LCROSS have undoubtedly already heard the good news – that our team at NASA Ames successfully performed our capstone event on Day 5 of the mission – the Lunar Swingby. In execution, it worked just as we had hoped. But getting it to work wasn’t easy. In this post, I’d like to walk you through the evolution of the procedures and command sequences that we ultimately flew on Day 5.

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