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Added: 2023-10-29 17:04, Author: st, Category: Events

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Fixes for Voyager probes launched in 1977

Fixes for Voyager probes launched in 1977

The name "Voyager" is often linked to Bartek Dramczyk, the musician and editor, or to the Amiga web browser from VaporWare. However, space probes launched many years ago, before the creation of the first Amiga, also bear this name. NASA engineers routinely update the firmware that runs these devices beyond the solar system.

Since their launch in 1977, the two Voyager probes have travelled more than 12 billion miles and continue to transmit data from beyond our solar system. According to a Slashdot citing NASA, attempts were made to send two patches to the probes.

The first aim is to enable both spacecraft to rotate slightly more in every direction, which in turn reduces the accumulation of fuel deposits. The second objective is to prevent a repetition of an error that occurred in 2022 on Voyager 1, where the geographic positioning control system (AACS) mistakenly saved commands in the computer's memory rather than executing them.

Source: science.slashdot.org, nasa.gov

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