Tag Archives: Voyager

So very cool that it needs its own post! VOYAGER 1 is TALKING AGAIN!

A while back in 2023, Voyager 1, which set out in 1977 to fly by the outer planets and then head off into the void, stopped sending usable data.   I did a News Of The Church podcast about that.  HERE  … Read More

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Miscellaneous observations

A few interesting stories… First, call about a long distance call.  HERE   In 1977 Voyager 1 was sent to the outer edge of the solar system.   In November, NASA wanted try to extend the probe’s life by doing a course … Read More

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Just Too Cool! Voyager fires its thrusters for the first time in 37 years.

Recently I re-watched the movie The Martian, which is also a novel.  [US HERE – UK HERE  I understand that the author has a new book out.] I find it inspiring. We  encounter challenges.  We work the problems.  We face … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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