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View Full Version : Venerable Voyager 2 Spacecraft Gets a Tune-up 14 billion Kilometers From Earth



Fraser
2011-Nov-16, 10:50 PM
Every mechanic loves to tinker with a machine to give it optimum operating efficiency. But this latest engineering feat involving the Voyager 2 spacecraft wins the prize for longest distance tune-up. Akin to servicing an old car to increase gas mileage, engineers at JPL sent commands across 14 billion kilometers (9 billion miles) out to [...]

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