View Full Version : NASA/French Space Agency Topex/Poseidon spacecraft

2005-Aug-11, 03:36 AM
The Rather Large Spacecraft That Could (http://www.terradaily.com/news/pacific-05c.html)
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Aug 10, 2005
Just like that fabled little engine, this tenacious spacecraft just won't give up! But in this case, the "I-think-I-can's" are whistling from the team of mission operations engineers and technicians who continue to work their magic.
Despite numerous technical and mechanical challenges, the NASA/French Space Agency Topex/Poseidon spacecraft continues to chug along, measuring the height of the world's oceans to the incredible accuracy of less than 4 centimeters (under 2 inches) and is still delivering more than 80-percent of the science data.

"...better than a Pass these days...full Credit..." :)