Earth Science Missions Anomaly Report: GOES/POES Program/POES Project: 6 Sep 2003 | SpaceRef – Your Space Reference: “As the NOAA-N Prime spacecraft was being repositioned from vertical to horizontal on the ‘turn over cart’ at approximately 7:15 PDT today, it slipped off the fixture, causing severe damage. (See attached photo). The 18′ long spacecraft was about 3′ off the ground when it fell. ”
I’d hate to be the one that pressed the button 🙁