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Updates on the Voyager Missions

When I was younger, I was always fascinated by the amazing strides of space exploration technology. Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were the pinnacle of human achievement in my opinion. It has been a long time since I reviewed their journey. I watched a YouTube video summarizing the achievements of these two amazing space probes. … Continue reading Updates on the Voyager Missions Continue reading

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Voyager 1- Interstellar Travel

In 2013, after almost four decades of space traveling, Voyager 1 became the first man-made object to leave our solar system. The most amazing detail of this great accomplishment? The Voyager has 175,000,000 million times less computing power than the Apple iPhone 5 and its “memory card” is measured in kilobytes. ¬†For those who aren’t […] Continue reading

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The size of the universe and what that means for space travel

If there is one thing that I have learned so far in the Solar System, it’s that the universe is really big. Just for light to travel from one end of the Milky Way galaxy to the other takes 100,000 light years, and this distance is short compared to the universe itself! Additionally, since light […] Continue reading

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Voyager 1

Voyager 1 launched in 1977 in order to collect data and research the outer planets of our solar system. Currently, 11.5 billion miles from Earth, scientists are having some difficulty determining when exactly the Voyager is going to leave the solar system. It has completed its mission of surveying the outer planets, such as Saturn, […] Continue reading

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