Reply to post: Space is good for you sometimes

Voyager 1 fires thrusters last used in 1980 – and they worked!

Rocketist
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Space is good for you sometimes

Just imagine: After 37 years, the seals on those thruster valves still opened without damage, and held tight again. Wouldn't want to rely on that with a faucet that hadn't been used since 1980.

Just shows what you can do when there's no stupid oxygen or light around.

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