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Old 03-17-2010, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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Here is a link to watch a slide show of ten spacecraft that have outlived their designed operational lifetimes and are still functioning. Despite radiation, micrometeorites and inevitable electronic and software glitches.

The link is provided by Scientific American Magazine and there are various auxillary links that you can access.

Space Aged: 10 Spacecraft from Decades Past That Are Still Ticking [Slide Show]: Scientific American Slideshows .
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Old 03-17-2010, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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