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    Voyager 2 Went Into Fault Protection Mode, But Engineers Brought it Back Online

    NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft went into fault protection mode on Tuesday January 28th. The fault protection routines automatically protect the spacecraft in harmful conditions. Both Voyagers have these routines programmed into their systems. After it happened, NASA engineers were still in communication with the spacecraft and receiving telemetry. The fault protection stems from a maneuver …
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    YAY! Good news for interstellar vehicles.
    Do good work. —Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom

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    So the signal to the craft and back now takes 34 hours round trip! Better get it right the first time.

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