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December 4, 2000
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Since 1965, the Pioneer 6 space probe has quietly maintained its orbit around the sun between Earth and Venus. This week, in commemoration of the anniversary of its launch, NASA will attempt to re-establish contact with the oldest surviving spacecraft.
posted by jjg (1 comment total)

 
Cat seems to have everyone else's tongue; I thought this was a *killer* story; thanks, jjg.
posted by baylink at 9:53 AM on December 5, 2000


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