NASA Brings Voyager 2 Fully Back Online @NASAVoyager
Pretty incredible news – Voyager 2, currently some 11.5 billion miles from Earth, is back online and resuming its mission to collect scientific data on the solar system and the interstellar space beyond. Via Inverse
On Wednesday, February 5 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern, NASA’s Voyager Twitter account gave out the good news: Voyager 2 is not only stable, but is back at its critical science mission.
“My twin is back to taking science data, and the team at @NASAJPL is evaluating the health of the instruments after their brief shutoff,” the account tweeted.
Voyager 2 is sister craft to Voyager 1. Both have been traveling through the solar system — and now beyond it — for the last four decades. Together, they have transformed our understanding of our stellar neighborhood and are already revealing unprecedented information about the interstellar space beyond the Sun’s sphere of influence.
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