Archive for date: July 23, 2002

Takes a licking…

July 23, 2002 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Just like the Energizer Bunny, many of our early space probes seem to be ticking along way past their original lifetime estimates. According to an article in Scientific American, the Deep Space Network recently reaquired the Pioneer 10 spacecraft which had not been contacted in nearly eight months. Not bad for a spacecraft that was […]