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Voyager 2 Gets a Life-Extending Power Boost in Deep Space | WIRED

The NASA team hopes the iconic spacecraft and its twin can continue taking data beyond the solar system past their 50th birthdays.

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NASA Woke Up Voyager 1 From 13 Billion Miles Away, And The Spacecraft Actually Signalled Back - Siamtoo

Have you ever tried starting a car that’s been sitting unused for a couple of decades? There’s no guarantee that will even respond, let alone actually start up. That makes the feat NASA achieved just a few days ago even more impressive. The space agency c

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NASA Contacts Voyager 2 Using Upgraded Deep Space Network Dish

The only radio antenna that can command the 43-year-old spacecraft has been offline since March as it gets new hardware, but work is on track to wrap up in February.

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Voyager Mission Detects Unexpected Pressure At The Edge Of The Solar System

NASA’s Voyager 1 mission scientists have calculated the total pressure from particles in the outer region of the solar system, known as the heliosheath during an opportune timing of a solar event that made the measurement possible.

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Neptune has a tiny moon we've never seen until now. Here's how Voyager missed it

Scientists have discovered a new moon in orbit around Neptune. Named Hippocamp, it likely formed from fragments of larger moons struck by comets.

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NASA's voyager spacecraft still sending data back to Earth after 40 years in operation

NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft are coming up on their 40-year anniversaries of exploration this August and September.

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40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey | Science | The Guardian

In 1977, Voyager 1 and 2 started their one-way journey across our galaxy, travelling a million miles a day. Jonathan Margolis meets the dedicated team keeping the craft moving

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Confirmed: Voyager 1 in Interstellar Space

New data collected by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft have helped scientists confirm that the far-flung probe is indeed cruising through interstellar space, the researchers say. Voyager 1 made headlines around the world last year when mission scientists