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Whatever happened to the Voyager spacecraft?

EARL CAMPBELL, NEWPORT, TENNESSEE
Both spacecraft are alive and well, returning science data each day. After traveling through space for more than 27 years, Voyager 1 is now nearly 8.8 billion miles (14.2 billion kilometers, or 94.6 AU) from the Sun, heading in a northerly direction toward interstellar space. On February 17, 1998, Voyager 1 exceeded Pioneer 10's distance from the Sun and became the most distant human-made object. Voyager 2 is now about 7 billion miles (11.3 billion km, or 75.7 AU) away, and is headed on a southe...

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