Friday, May 30, 2014

NASA's Lost Satellite Just Made Its First Contact With Earth in 17 Years

NASA's Lost Satellite Just Made Its First Contact With Earth in 17 Years



It’s official: ISEE-3, the 36-year-old satellite that NASA left for dead over a decade ago, is back in touch with humankind. This afternoon, a group of citizen scientists who raised almost $160,000 to fund the process of taking control of ISEE-3 announced that two-way contact has been established with the little satellite that could. So what’s next?