LOS ANGELES (AP) - October 17, 2009 They say the mission went off great even though many observers
had expressed disappointment that the Oct. 9 impact was less than
New images released over the weekend show a mile-high plume of
lunar debris from the Cabeus crater shortly after the space
agency's Centaur rocket struck.
Anthony Colaprete, the mission's chief scientist, says they were
amazed by the data which appears to be very high quality.
On the Net:
NASA's LCROSS site: http://www.nasa.gov/lcross
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