A 47-year-old electrical engineer and radio astronomer hunting for a spy satellite came across the supposedly dead and lost spacecraft.
Scott Tilley was searching for a secret U.S. spy satellite when he found the spacecraft. "The odds are extremely good that it's alive," said a mission co-investigator.
NASA has had a pretty great string of luck when it comes to spacecraft reliability as of late. The Cassini probe around Saturn proved to be so reliable that its mission was extended multiple times, and the Juno probe hanging out aro...
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NASA has begun to decode its mysterious radio signals.