WebHeader_Grove.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Informed. Empowered. Sustained by you. Support NHPR this election season and become a sustaining member today.

NASA Probes Crash of Genesis Spacecraft

NASA assembles a review board to investigate why parachutes failed to deploy on the Genesis space capsule, causing it to crash into the Utah desert. Scientists hope to salvage some of Genesis' cargo of cosmic particles. Hear NPR's Howard Berkes.

Copyright 2004 NPR

Howard Berkes is a correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.