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Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years

Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years

After 37 years without use, the thrusters of Voyager 1 successfully fired up Wednesday. The only human-made object in interstellar space, the fastest and farthest spacecraft, NASA’s Voyager 1 has been flying for 40 years. But how can it still communicate with Earth? The spacecraft relies on small devices called thrusters to orient itself to our…

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