Crash landing

时间:2019-03-08 06:11:04166网络整理admin

Seeking to prove there’s water on the Moon, NASA plans to crash its Lunar Prospector spacecraft into a perpetually dark crater near the lunar south pole when the project’s budget runs out on 31 July. The probe will hit the crater at 1700 metres per second, resulting in what mission scientists euphemistically describe as a “gross deformation of the vehicle”. The collision will also produce a plume of debris,