by Doug Ellison in Potsdam
Mark was followed by Bernard Foing - whose colleague Pascale Ehrenfreund spoke about the SMART-1 impact last year in Valencia. Not much new information, but a few extra little snippets of data. The last full frame of data from SMART-1 was received at 05:42:21.759 on the morning of September 3, 2006. However a radio observatory in Australia continued to recieve a signal until 05:42:22.394076. That's a very accurate timing which constrains the impact point along the trajectory down to plus or minus 2 centimeters.