NASA Announces Extension of 9 Spacecraft Missions

Posted on July 8, 2016

Just before the spacecraft Juno finishes a five-year trip to Jupiter on Monday, NASA has decided to extend the missions of nine older robotic explorers that have lived beyond original expectations.

The agency announced the decision on Friday, saying the nine are still producing bounties of observations for scientists.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/03/science/nasa-extends-spacecraft-missions.html