Dec 08 2014

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Looks like Venus Express may have run out of fuel

They say it’s an anomaly, but they knew they were super short on fuel before its last maneuver. It looks like it might be in an orbit with its solar arrays properly orientated, but they can only receive the occasional data burst from the payload.

ESA lost contact with Venus Express on 28 November.

Venus Express

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