solar conjunction

Communication With Mars is About to Become Impossible (for two Weeks)

Every two years, Mars enters what is known as a "Solar Conjunction," where its orbit takes it behind the Sun…

3 years ago

NASA Solar Forecasting Takes A Hit As Sun-Gazing Spacecraft Stops Phoning Home

A NASA spacecraft has been out of radio contact for about two weeks, but the agency is still holding out…

10 years ago