Re: Mars Polar Lander

Robert J. Bradbury (
Sat, 4 Dec 1999 04:50:35 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 4 Dec 1999, Robert Owen wrote:

> Assume, Jeff, that the Mars Polar Lander is catastrophically
> damaged and operationally disabled. What would be your
> interpretation of these mission failures?
I'd assume some aliens sub-SIs are using the South pole of Mars as a vacation get away spot and get a little bit testy about having their privacy invaded.<G>

But I don't suppose that will come up in any discussions if it turns out the probe(s) are lost and NASA convenes a review panel...