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Saturday, June 16, 2012

The Voyager 1 space probe reaches edge of solar system.




THE MOST DISTANT MAN-MADE OBJECT IN SPACE.


Launched by NASA in 1977.


Moving at a speed of about 17 km per second.


Voyager 1 is now about 18 billion kilometers from the Sun.


communicate with Earth with radio waves that reach us 16 hours later


Power
Voyager 1 has three large radioisotope thermoelectric generators