Lost in translation, space edition
11 Feb 2014
Emily Lakdawalla from Planetary Society:
A big question is whether we even still know how to communicate with the spacecraft. It was built in the 1970s, at the same time as the Voyagers. But we’ve been in continuous communication with the Voyagers since their launch; the same isn’t true of ICE.
[…] in the 30 years since it departed Earth we’ve lost the ability to speak its language.