This is all very interesting.
Come to think of it, I've screwed up color images similarly in my darkroom for a LOT less money. Think they might take a ColorStar 3000 analyzer along with them on the next mission?

Considering the disdain we have around here for "things digital" there is a passage included in the "Color Calibration Paper" (towards the end) that suggest a way out of the color fidelity problem: Take images with a conventional camera on conventional color film -

YAY!! APUG forever!!!