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Unread 26-11-2018, 11:22 PM
Poop
 
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First image sent back to earth. Hope that thing has wipers on it.

 
Unread 26-11-2018, 11:31 PM
Wez
 
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First image sent back to earth. Hope that thing has wipers on it.

Mentioned on the news the lense cap was still on

Seven months to wait for that picture
 
Unread 27-11-2018, 11:06 AM
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My name and little miss R's name are engraved on the first of 2 naming chips on Insight. I applied back in 2015. I printed off her NASA 'Boarding Pass' last week to take to school for Show & Tell. We watched the landing together last night and she made me a celebration cocktail of vodka, coke and vimto, with a gummy lemon slice.

Science.
 
Unread 27-11-2018, 11:37 AM
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she made me a celebration cocktail of vodka, coke and vimto, with a gummy lemon slice.
 
Unread 27-11-2018, 04:46 PM
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First image sent back to earth. Hope that thing has wipers on it.

poopers
 
Unread 30-11-2018, 11:33 PM
Spock
 
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no one else spotted it then?
 
Unread 30-11-2018, 11:54 PM
Poop
 
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Spotted what?
 
Unread 01-12-2018, 01:01 PM
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Unread 10-12-2018, 02:50 PM
waynes ear's
 
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https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/n...rstellar-space

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For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere - the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun.

Members of NASA's Voyager team will discuss the findings at a news conference at 11 a.m. EST (8 a.m. PST) today at the meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in Washington. The news conference will stream live on the agency's website.

Comparing data from different instruments aboard the trailblazing spacecraft, mission scientists determined the probe crossed the outer edge of the heliosphere on Nov. 5. This boundary, called the heliopause, is where the tenuous, hot solar wind meets the cold, dense interstellar medium. Its twin, Voyager 1, crossed this boundary in 2012, but Voyager 2 carries a working instrument that will provide first-of-its-kind observations of the nature of this gateway into interstellar space.
https://eyes.jpl.nasa.gov/eyes-on-voyager.html

 
Unread 10-12-2018, 02:55 PM
red red robbo
 
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41 years in an immensely hostile environment and they are still bloody working. Hats off to the engineers that designed and built them (most of whom are probably in a lot less healthy state than their creations )
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