So...GRAIL A, or GRAIL B? - MyMoon

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SO...GRAIL A, OR GRAIL B?

NASA's twin GRAIL spacecraft are making their way to the Moon, with GRAIL A arriving within 24 hours, and GRAIL B to follow the next day.

The time has come..to pick a side!

GRAIL A and GRAIL B may seem completely identical, but in fact, they do have their differences.

So, in the spirit of Vanilla v. Chocolate, Edward v. Jacob, and Boxers v. Briefs, here's the skinny on the popularity throwdown set to explode between the two, as they perform their testy maneuvers...:

GRAIL A

PROS

- Natural leader

- Finishing first it its class

- Has it's “A” game on

CONS

- No one likes a show-off

- 'The first stormtrooper through the door always bites it'

- Has to watch its back

- Is hurtling towards the Moon ~18 MPH slower than GRAIL B

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GRAIL B

PROS

- Speed demon! Traveling 18mph faster on the way there, and its insertion burn is 1 minute faster

- Everyone loves the underdog. It's got something to prove

CONS

- Why did GRAIL A get picked first? You have to wonder...

- Waiting until the last year of human existence (2012) to arrive. A little late to the party, there

- Jealously for GRAIL A may overwhelm its processors

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For me, personally? I'm going with GRAIL B. It's faster, it's got motivation, and I hate the Yankees. I say, root for the little man! The big discoveries will be coming from B. You heard it here first.

So...are you GRAIL A, or GRAIL B?

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