Details on Akatsuki conditionsFeb 24, 2016

As was previously reported by some news media, on February 20, the Usuda Deep Space Center failed to obtain telemetry on the Venus Climate Orbiter Akatsuki, with commands ceasing to function. On the following February 21, the antenna of the spacecraft used for communication was changed automatically by the timeline commands sent before the loss of the communication and the communication was re-established.