Re: [>Htech] NASA reports most recent message from NEAR

From: Larry Klaes (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 06:20:34 MST

Then NEAR radioed back:

"Hey, tell Mars Polar Lander: Look what I did and I
wasn't even designed to land! Okay, so maybe Mars'
mass is just a wee bit more massive than a planetoid
the size of Manhattan - but I did it!"


At 05:12 AM 02/13/2001 -0800, Robert J. Bradbury wrote:

>NASA's Deep Space Network reports having received the following
>message from the recently touched down NEAR spacecraft:
> "Heeellllpppp, I've fallen and I can't get up".

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