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50 Years After Being Lost In Space, A Satellite Is Now Sending Messages Back To Earth

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When we lose an object in space, it’s usually gone forever. That’s the fate that everyone was expecting for LES-1 (short for the Lincoln Experimental Satellite), which disappeared from all tracking devices in 1967. There were eight more LES satellites launched over the following ten years, but LES-1 was never recovered. Amateur astronomers were the […]