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TFW you are on a return trip to Earth after carefully sampling the solar wind and your drogue shoot doesn't open as you enter the atmosphere, and instead of being gracefully plucked out of the sky by helicopters you crash face first into the Utah desert.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genesis_

@cstanhope Yikes. They were lucky that they were able to accomplish most of their originally planned science!

@cstanhope "On January 6, 2006, Ryschkewitsch revealed that a pre-test procedure on the craft was skipped by Lockheed Martin, and he noted that the test could have easily detected the problem." 😠

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