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Voyager 1 passes another milestone: It's now 138AU from home

Barry Rueger Silver badge

Middle Age

Couldn't recall how old these were, so checked:

SPACECRAFT LIFETIME

The Voyager spacecraft launched in August and September of 1977 and spent more than 11 years exploring the likes of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune before officially heading off toward interstellar space in 1989.

Not bad for forty year old hardware.

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