Monday, May 29, 2006

Voyager Spacecraft Greatly Exceed Expectations

Pasadena Star-News - Voyager Spacecraft Greatly Exceed NASA Expectations
By Elise Kleeman Staff Writer

>>They have visited four planets and 48 moons, and in another 10 years both will pierce the boundary of the solar system.
The Voyager spacecraft are now rushing away from the sun at almost 1 million miles a day.
In December 2004, Voyager 1 passed a boundary in the solar system known as the termination shock.<<

Fascinating reading. My father and other members of my extended family once worked at NASA's JPL in Pasadena, so I have always taken an interest.

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