Remote Agent

How are remote agents used?

What are the advantages of remote agents?

There are many advantages of remote agents, including:

What is a remote agent?
Is Remote Agent like the robots in science fiction movies?
How are satellites with no remote agent controlled?
What does agent mean?
How often does DS1 communicate with a ground station?
What is DS1's programmed mission?
How does NASA run space missions?

Why don't we just send astronauts on deep space trips?
What kind of data is DS1 sending back?