mercoledì 9 luglio 2014

NYT Science: Space Probe Might Lack Nitrogen to Push It Home

Space Probe Might Lack Nitrogen to Push It Home
By KENNETH CHANG

Engineers trying to lasso an aged NASA space probe may have run into an insurmountable obstacle: Tanks once full of nitrogen gas, needed to fire the thrusters, appear to have be empty.

Published: July 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

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