Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

"I'm All Right, Guys!"

New Horizons made radio contact last night.

Stand by for about 18 months' worth of data, as the download speeds from the spacecraft will be akin to those of an old acoustic modem. At over three billion miles from Earth, New Horizons is a very long way from the nearest fiber optic junction box.

1 comment:

Joe said...

At least it doesn't have to send them via Comcast.