Zombie Spaceship ISEE-3 Coming Home After 36 Years in Space

June 16, 2014 9:39 AM

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A spacecraft that has reportedly spent over 3 and a half decades in space is finally heading home. The New York Times reports that the International Sun Earth Explorer-3 or ISEE-3 has finally been contacted by a team of civilians.

Launched by NASA way back in 1978, during the presidency of Jimmy Carter, "the craft orbited the sun between the sun and the Earth, allowing scientists to observe for the first time the high-speed stream of electrons and protons known as the solar wind before it reached Earth," says the New York Tim...

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