[meteorite-list] Jordan Fall
From: Martin Horejsi <martinh_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:22 2004
Bravo Ron, you earned you keep! You and the Sultan of Oman really showed how
the overall success of a space mission can really come down to a small
effort made by a single individual.
on 5/3/01 10:33 AM, Ron Baalke at baalke_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov wrote:
>> By the way Ron, it seems you are somewhat of a hero. When I was at Kennedy
>> Space Center for the launch of the Mars 2001 Odyssey mission, Lynn Lowery
>> said that you noticed, via your webcam, water flowing on the floor where the
>> Mars spacecraft was housed. You were able to contact the right people soon
>> enough to stop the flood from reaching damaging the spacecraft, and thus,
>> once again reaffirming that JPL does indeed stand for "Just Plain Lucky."
>> By the way Ron, what were you doing looking at your website late on a Friday
>> night anyway?
> Well, as you may know, I've setup a webcam down at the KSC on the Mars Odyssey
> spacecraft. I took a snapshot every 2 minutes. I made time lapse movies
> from the images. At the end of each day, I would go through the images
> I've archived for that day, and create the movies. It was during
> this that I noticed a water leak occurred in the clean room.
> See the article below.
> Ron B.
Received on Thu 03 May 2001 12:49:13 PM PDT