From: NASA HQ
Posted: Friday, April 22, 2005
NASA selected the mishap investigation board to determine why the Demonstration of Autonomous Rendezvous Technology (DART) spacecraft did not complete its mission on April 15.
The board consists of seven voting members from NASA centers, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and the U.S. Air Force Space Command, including:
The Ex Officio is Kerry Remp, GSFC. The Ex Officio to the Board assures board activity conforms to NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) 8621.1.
Federal employees assigned as Board advisors:
Dr. Neville Marzwell, JSC, will serve as a board consultant:
DART was the first demonstration program selected by NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate to develop technologies for the Vision for Space Exploration.
DART was designed to establish autonomous rendezvous capabilities for the U.S. space program. During the mission, DART was to rendezvous with a satellite and perform several close proximity operations.
For more information about DART on the Internet, visit:
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