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Fraser
2010-Oct-21, 07:30 PM
LCROSS was unusual mission, in that it relied on an impact to be able to study a planetary body. But not only was the mission unusual, but so was the ejecta plume produced by the impact of a spent Centaur rocket booster. ďA normal impact throws debris out more than up, like an inverted lampshade [...]

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