NASA satellite CRASH: NASA sends radiation probes on fiery Earth descent after six years | 3/27/2019 | Sebastian Kettley
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The probes were initially designed for a two-year-long mission, but much like the decommissioned Mars Opportunity rover, the satellites outlived all expectations.

However, in February this year, the Van Allen mission team at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) pulled the plug on the satellites.

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Nelli Mosavi, the Van Allen project manager at APL, said: “At the new altitude,...
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