Still Recovering

We’ve gotten news (and pictures) from the downrange recovery crew.  NCT is in excellent shape after landing, with quite negligible damage to the gondola and instrument.  However, it’s situated precariously on a steep slope a hard hour and a half hike from the nearest road.  McBride, Daniel, and Zhong-Kai are working valiantly with the CSBF team to extract the instrument.  Today they hope to stabilize the instrument and remove heavy components like the solar panels and batteries to get under the helicopter weight limit.

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One response to “Still Recovering

  1. A truly epic end for an epic flight ¿isn’t?