Controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory returned the Deep Space 1 probe to normal cruise configuration Friday night and have made progress on understanding at least one of the anomalies that has plagued the inaugural "New Millennium" technology testbed over the past week. Over a six-hour period, controllers used the spacecraft's thrusters to turn it back to its cruise configuration and out of the safe mode it adopted after its star tracker stopped working (DAILY, Nov. 13). ...
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