New Horizons probe awakens to receive software upgrade
9/14/2017 12:20 AM EST
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The New Horizons probe has successfully ended its five-month hibernation and resumed chats with its mission controllers.
The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab received the “I'm okay” message via NASA's Deep Space Network station in Madrid.
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Once the probe's back in “Active” state, it's got a busy schedule before a December 9 course correction maneuver to set it on course for Kuiper Belt Object MU69, before another hibernation starting...
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