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Genesis Failure Investigation ReportThe-Genesis mission to collect solar-wind samples and return them to Earth for detailed analysis proceeded successfully for 3.5 years. During reentry on September 8, 2004, a failure in the entry, descent and landing sequence resulted in a crash landing of the Genesis sample return capsule. This document describes the findings of the avionics sub-team that supported the accident investigation of the JPL Failure Review Board.
Document ID
20060008607
Document Type
Other
Authors
Klein, John (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
September 7, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 2004
Subject Category
Space Transportation and Safety
Report/Patent Number
JPL-Publ-2005-2
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS7-03001
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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