Saturday, January 14, 2012

Phobos/Grunt Watch: The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

Spaceflight 101 has the latest numbers at their Phobos/Grunt Reentry Page. The predictions are all for Sunday January 15th now.

@PhG_Reentry tweets: "trajectory" flattening (lower drag than expected) potentially delaying re-entry

Phobos/Grunt featured on Comedy Central's Colbert Report Wednesday. Watch the whole episode here.

Stay tuned!

1 comment:

  1. I think perhaps the slow drag of the sat has created a new weather pattern for the Western U.S.S.

    After 60 days of brite, uncluttered A.M. skies, now we get the snow clouds.

    It's a Russkie plot.