V’GER

From NASA July 8, 2019 A New Plan for Keeping NASA’s Oldest Explorers Going This artist’s concept depicts one of NASA’s Voyager spacecraft, including the location of the cosmic ray subsystem (CRS) instrument. Both Voyagers launched with operating CRS instruments. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech Unannotated version With careful planning and dashes of creativity, engineers have been able…

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Voyager1 – so far out, there's no solar wind anymore

What is really amazing is that the probe still operates after over 3 decades, which is a testament to the design team. It’s a SNAP to keep powered up though. – Anthony Artist concept of Voyager near interstellar space. Image credit: NASA/JPL From NASA JPL: (h/t to Dr. Leif Svalgaard) PASADENA, Calif. – The 33-year…