Tuesday / 29 April 2014

ISEE-3 Reboot Project To Include Moon Flyby


LOIRP Team Leaders Dennis Wingo (T) & Keith Cowing (B) Heading Up Crowdfunding Project To Reactivate Comet-Chasing Probe ISEE-3; Team Has Already Raised Over 40% Of The US$125,000 Goal, Needs To Have Funds / Contact Probe By Mid-May, Complete Orbit Change Maneuvers No Later Than Mid-June 2014, Those Maneuvers Will Include Flyby Of Moon At 50-Km Altitude; If Successful, 479-Kg Probe Will Be Directed To Study A Nearby Comet, All New Data From 13 Craft Instruments Will Be Crowdsourced 

Image Credit: Rockethub.com, SpaceRef, Crowdfunder.com