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Forty years on, Voyager is still hurtling through space, sending back new data

A concept image of one of the twin Voyager spacecraft. Launched in 1977, the spaceships "revolutionised the science of planetary astronomy" with the discoveries they made of the solar system.


ARE we alone?

Forty years ago, Nasa rocket scientists sought to answer this question by launching the Voyager spacecraft, twin unmanned spaceships that would travel further than any human- made object in history.

They are still travelling.

When Voyager 1 and 2...

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