Apr 27, 2023

Voyager 2 is the Eveready Bunny of Spacecraft: It Just Keeps Going and Going

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Voyager 2 is the only spacecraft to have studied the four giant planets of the Solar System. It was launched from Earth in 1977 and continues its extended mission through interstellar space, making new discoveries 45 years after launch.

A system hack extends the life of the 5 instruments still working on the venerable spacecraft, now over 45 years into its extended mission.

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