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NASA shuts off systems on Voyager 2

To save power for long haul into interstellar space, NASA shuts off systems on Voyager 2, but is still going strong, more than forty years after launch. Launched in 1977, Voyagers 1 and 2 are the longest-running spacecraft, still operating at more than 11 billion miles from home, decades after …

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Space Station cosmonauts find life in the vacuum of space

Russian scientists are shocked by this discovery and can’t really explain how it is possible. The Russian press agency ITAR-TASS is reporting something surprising: Cosmonauts have found microorganisms on the exterior of the International Space Station. According to the chief of the Russian ISS orbital mission, Vladimir Solovjev, these findings …

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