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25 years ago, from 4 billion miles away… a glimpse of your planet

From APOD comes this marvelous image:
Explanation: On another Valentine’s Day 25 years ago, cruising four billion miles from the Sun, the Voyager 1 spacecraft looked back one last time to make this first ever Solar System family portrait. The complete … Continue reading

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Voyager I finally reaches interstellar space!

Voyager I was launched in 1977.  It has finally let your solar system and entered interstellar space.
Click HERE for youtube videos of the songs on the “Golden Record”. Very cool.


Will little Voyager eventually achieve consciousness and return to Earth as … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday VOYAGER!

From NASA (and remember that Pres. Obama has killed the manned space program… just another reason to vote against him):
August 20, 2012
Thirty-five years ago today, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft, the first Voyager spacecraft to launch, departed on a journey that … Continue reading

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