November 30, 2021

NASA wakes up Voyager’s slumbering thrusters 37 years later

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By Mariella Moon From engadget The backup thrusters have been inactive since 1980. NASA’s Voyager 1 has been drifting farther and farther away from our planet for the past 40 years. Now, the agency has ensured that it can maintain contact with the farthest spacecraft from Earth for at least two to three more years […]