The WISE spacecraft. Software and attitude control teams looking on.
Henceforth, in recognition of the full product lifecycle, I shall refer to my work as “creating space debris”. Go, Atlantis!
Friday I had the privilege of being on console when we shut down NextSat. Adios, freefall in peace!
Our spacecraft: More videos and images: http://www.darpa.mil/orbitalexpress/mission_updates.html http://boeing.com/ids/advanced_systems/orbital/oe_mm/index.html http://boeing.com/ids/advanced_systems/orbital/oe_images.html
Software glitch hinders Orbital Express demonstration Not our software, the other guys’ software. It’s been a very long, busy week, but things are getting back to normal.
I’m in Albuquerque and we launched successfully Thursday night. I’m working nights, sleeping days, not much excess brainpower left.