Ebb and Flow are no more. The two spacecraft of NASA’s Grail mission crashed on the Moon at about 5:28 p.m. Eastern time, about 30 seconds apart, one of the few times that cheers and claps have been heard in the control room to celebrate the loss of a spacecraft.
NASA also announced it had named the impact sites after Sally Ride, the first American woman in space.
From inside sources, I understand that NASA officials were considering naming the impact sites "Obamacare" and "California", but changed them at the last minute when it was pointed out that the spacecraft wouldn't leave craters anywhere near the size of those terrestrial pits of failure.
Bah. Nuke the moon! It's the only way to be sure.