Genesis (spacecraft)

Genesis was a NASA sample return probe that collected a sample of solar wind and returned it to Earth for analysis. It was the first NASA sample return mission to return material since the Apollo Program, and the first to return material from beyond the orbit of the Moon.Genesis was launched on August 8, 2001, and crash-landed in Utah on September 8, 2004, after a design flaw prevented the deployment of its drogue parachute. The crash contaminated many of the sample collectors, and although most were damaged, many of the collectors were successfully recovered.

The Genesis science team demonstrated that some of the contamination could be removed or avoided, and that the solar wind could be analyzed using a variety of approaches. It is relatively easy to detect the solar wind, but the precision measurements are difficult and techniques are still being refined in laboratories worldwide. Nonetheless, in March 2008 scientists stated that they believed that all of the mission's major science objectives would be achieved successfully.

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CTV 29 May 2020
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Business Wire 29 May 2020
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Tiscornia Beach And Discovery Park Will Be Closed Saturday Due To Large, Unpermitted Events

CBS Sports 29 May 2020
On Wednesday, park rangers announced the closure of the parking lot at Tiscornia Beach near Discovery Park ... Discovery Park?....

SpaceX’s 1st astronaut launch in space! Discovery to document the historic leap

Financial Express 29 May 2020
The launch was called off on Wednesday with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown because of thunderclouds and the danger of lightning ... ....

Land Rover Discovery and Range Rover Velar diesel variants discontinued: Here is why

Financial Express 29 May 2020
The Land Rover Discovery, Range Rover Velar as well as other models like the Range Rover, Sport currently aren't available with a compliant BS6 diesel engine. Diesel BS6 versions though are being worked on ... ....

Cryptocurrency Documentary to Air on Discovery Science Channel

The Coin Telegraph 29 May 2020
Open Source Money,” a documentary series on a crypto firm fully financed with cryptocurrency will air on cable television in the United States .......

Discovery Science to Premier Crypto-Funded TV Series About … Dragonchain?

CoinDesk 29 May 2020
A new TV series tracking the story of Disney-linked blockchain firm Dragonchain was fully funded in cryptocurrency. It's scheduled to go live July 4 on Discovery Science ... ....

Discovery Park will be closed Saturday to prevent gatherings

Lodi News Sentinel 29 May 2020
Parks officials say they are closing both Discovery Park and Tiscornia Beach on Saturday after they became unaware of large events planned .......

Investigation Discovery doc examines Brittany Murphy's death

Canada Dot Com 29 May 2020
... of pneumonia, an iron deficiency and multiple drug intoxication,” but the cause is now being called into question by producers behind new Investigation Discovery network TV documentary Brittany Murphy....

Discovery to document SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch

India TV 29 May 2020
Discovery has announced that it will be documenting the launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit ... Discovery's show "Space Launch ... Channel on June 8 at 9 PM..Viewers can stream the show by downloading Discovery Plus app....

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom hosts food-distribution event

East Bay Times 29 May 2020
The rides and attractions at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom may still be closed to the public, but that doesn’t mean the Vallejo theme park has gone totally silent. On Thursday, Discovery Kingdom was the site for a food distribution event aimed at supporting needy Bay Area ......

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