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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