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Friday, September 19, 2003

Posted by Tanstaafl - Robot ship braces for death by Jove - Sep. 19, 2003: "Galileo, its propellant running low and its electrical systems on the blink, will nonetheless keep a handful of its 10 instruments on during the final hours, giving scientists a chance to squeeze some final data from the $1.4 billion mission. "

On the blink? Is that like on the fritz? Is it going to go kaput? How about "starting to malfunction." CNN could at least pretend to be a reputable news source.


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