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T. Marcopulos ; Hewlett-Packard Co., CA, USA

For cost and quality reasons, NASA is allowing its contractors great leeway in designing and building new systems. Here, the author describes how this hands-off approach worked when Hewlett-Packard built the electrical ground support system for the Lunar Prospector, which will mark Earth's return to the Moon after 25 years

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IEEE Spectrum  (Volume:35 ,  Issue: 8 )