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Amateur Astronomer Detects Signal from Long-Lost Satellite

On January 30, an amateur astronomer has made contact with a long-lost satellite The satellite: IMAGE (Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration) was first launched in March 2000 and exceeded his two-year mission by operating until 2005. However, NASA lost contact with it in December 2005, ending the mission in an abrupt manner. Now, engineers from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center were surprise ...

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