After two long years, NASA has finally reestablished contact with one of its spacecraft. STEREO-B was cut off from NASA’s Deep Space Network (DSN) since October 2014. The space agency surprisingly picked up a signal from the space craft with help from the DSN.
Mayday, mayday! We have trouble in space. NASA's exoplanet hunter, Kepler, which is stationed 75 million miles away from home, malfunctions. In a routine scheduled contact, the Kepler entered into Emergency Mode, alarming NASA's engineers.