Bill Roper's Journal
What Do You Mean No Brakes? 
13th-Jun-2006 09:58 pm
Via Instapundit, it turns out that the Genesis spacecraft crashed, because the two sensors that would have told the ship that it was time to deploy the parachute were installed backwards -- by design!

Not a good design, mind you...
14th-Jun-2006 10:55 am (UTC)
Uh. No, no, it wasn't.
14th-Jun-2006 01:07 pm (UTC)
That's the trouble with spacecraft design. When the system crashes, it crashes.
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