The ICE/ISEE-3 spacecraft is in space since 1978. It'll return near the Earth in august 2014. can we contact it to put it in L1 Lagrange point ? Is it too old ? The decision is in the hands of Nasa.

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    $\begingroup$ This page suggests, no. Or at least, the tech. to communicate it has been removed, and no-one is willing to pay the cost of making it again. $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 6, 2014 at 17:13
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    $\begingroup$ Obligatory XKCD. Coincidentally, it's the comic no. 1337, which is kinda leet :=) Explanation for the comic is here $\endgroup$
    – TildalWave
    Commented Mar 6, 2014 at 17:17


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