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Old 12-03-2017, 12:33 PM   #1
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Voyager..still truckin

I recall when this mission started and am amazed that those thrusters are still speaking to NASA.

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NASA wakes up Voyager's slumbering thrusters 37 years later
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/nasa-wake...000500191.html


Sorry I misspelled Voyager in title...
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Fixed the spelling for you in the title.
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Old 12-03-2017, 02:14 PM   #3
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Hats off to the designers and builders of the craft.

Sometimes I have trouble waking up my 10yo mower after a winter of hibernation.
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Hats off to the designers and builders of the craft.

Sometimes I have trouble waking up my 10yo mower after a winter of hibernation.
+1.

If I had a buck for every mile ol' V1 has travelled, I'd have lotsa bucks!

Awesome stuff.
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Old 12-03-2017, 04:40 PM   #5
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launched in Sept 1977 - I wonder how many people at NASA were there then and are still in the program.
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