News | A New Plan for Keeping NASA’s Oldest Explorers Going

Voyagers 1 & 2 should be renamed Timex 1 and Timex 2 – they just keep on ticking.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

To manage Voyager 2’s dwindling power supply, engineers recently shut off one instrument’s primary heater. So far, the cooled instrument continues to return data.

Source: News | A New Plan for Keeping NASA’s Oldest Explorers Going

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