Voyager 1

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Voyager 1

Post by Jay » Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:21 am

Launched in 1977 now 18.5 billion km from earth on the very edge of the solar system about to enter interstellar space, working in the most hostile environment known to man at temperatures just a few degrees above absolute zero. Still in good working order sending a constant stream of data back to earth.

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Bought in 2011, currently situated just a few kilometres from the retail outfit from which it was purchased in the relatively agreeable environment of my front room. Knackered.

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Re: Voyager 1

Post by humblebee » Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:09 pm

Nice interactive thing here on the BBC site about the Voyager craft:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21937524

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Re: Voyager 1

Post by Your Funny Uncle » Fri Jun 28, 2013 3:02 pm

You should've got NASA to build your DVD player...

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Re: Voyager 1

Post by tompony » Fri Jun 28, 2013 3:37 pm

I've got one of those. It got loads of stars in the review so I picked one up at Comet, but it turns out I don't have space for it.

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Re: Voyager 1

Post by soft revolution » Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:44 pm

Where as there's so much space for Voyager 1 that it would take 20,000 years to even get to two stars.

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Re: Voyager 1

Post by Gordon » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:10 pm

Are you talking about V'Ger?
Toot toot.

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