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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
By updating the receiver and increasing its sensitivity.

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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
We could have sent NCC-1701 out there to fix her up and get her to reconnect with the Creator.
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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
(11-03-2020, 04:23 PM)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: We could have sent NCC-1701 out there to fix her up and get her to reconnect with the Creator.

Nope, that type of roadside assistance is reserved for her great-great-grandprobe.
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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
(11-03-2020, 04:15 PM)Deesse23 Wrote: By updating the receiver and increasing its sensitivity.

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The receiver update was on the Deep Space Network, not the spacecraft, just to be clear. We have software defined radios (for some applications) now, but didn't back then.
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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
(11-04-2020, 12:12 PM)Reltzik Wrote:
(11-03-2020, 04:23 PM)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: We could have sent NCC-1701 out there to fix her up and get her to reconnect with the Creator.

Nope, that type of roadside assistance is reserved for her great-great-grandprobe.

That was Voyager 8.
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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
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NASA re-established contact with Voyager 2 after 8 months
Nasa: "Voyager 2! It's been 8 months!"
Voyager 2: "...and I'm 8 months pregnant."
Nasa: "Bye!"
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