Genesis Mission Status Update April 11, 2002

Status Report From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2002

This past week, Genesis detected and low speed solar wind, high-speed solar wind/coronal hole, and a borderline coronal mass ejection.

A total of 13.13 kg of fuel has been used since the start of the mission, and 1.84 kg since the start of science.

Telecom continues to report good performance. The spacecraft, using the 26-meter Deep Space Network dish in Canberra, Australia, identified a ground station setting change that boosted performance.

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