NASA received strange signals coming from a spacecraft that is 13 billion miles away

This most recent interview that NASA was a part of not too long ago has left us with our mouths hanging, to say the least, as it looks like after 37 years of drifting through space, we might actually finally get Voyager 1 home.

That’s right, the first JPL and NASA spacecraft that was lost some 37 years ago may actually be coming home, as NASA recently reported the fact that the secondary thrusters outside the ship are back online and they can be able to carry the ship back home after all.

Since it went offline while floating at full speed through space, it basically fell off course some time ago and started floating farther and farther into our solar system at 35,000 miles per hour.

You can currently find it a staggering 13 billion miles away from our planet, but NASA has stated that it believes it will be able to make contact with it again soon.

With the TCM thrusters back online, the craft might be able to fly for another 1-2 years, which would bring it close enough to us to the point where we would essentially be able to retrieve it.

NASA put together a team consisting of Chris Jones, Robert Shotwell, Carl Guernsey and Todd Barber, who were given the task of making sure the spacecraft returned home. Hopefully their mission will be a success as they have already received a positive response from the ship after waiting for 19 hours and 35 minutes for the ship to confirm the commands they sent it.

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