[amsat-bb] NASA Kills Ulysses

Clint Bradford clintbrad4d at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 1 09:00:01 PDT 2009

After 18 years of operation, NASA has switched off Ulysses, the space  
probe designed to study the properties of solar wind, the heliosphere  
magnetic field, and the solar radio bursts that can greatly affect our  
gadgets, telecommunications, and every electronic system here on  
planet Earth. It was the first object to see and study our Sun's poles.

Read Ulysses Mission Operations Manager Nigel's email message to the  
Ulysses community ...


Clint Bradford, K6LCS

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