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NASA lost a satellite / found by an amateur.
« on: February 02, 2018, 05:44:50 am »
It is the Washington post, which is usually reliable.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2018/01/31/nasa-lost-contact-with-a-satellite-12-years-ago-an-amateur-just-found-its-signal/?utm_term=.d790de33e1a6

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NASA lost contact with a satellite 12 years ago. An amateur just found its signal

NASA confirmed an incredible discovery Tuesday — that an amateur radio astronomer, on the hunt for a classified government satellite, stumbled instead upon signals from a spacecraft that had been thought lost 12 years earlier, raising hope that NASA can resurrect a mission that changed our understanding of the “invisible ocean” around the Earth.

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