Astronomy magazine podcast: Voyager marks 30 years in space

Voyager project manager Ed Massey answers questions about the spacecraft and their legacy.
By | Published: August 30, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Voyager 1
With the potential to last until 2020, Voyager 1 has far exceeded its mission expectations.
August 30, 2007
NASA’s two venerable Voyager spacecraft are celebrating three decades of flight as they head toward interstellar space. Their ongoing odysseys mark an unprecedented and historic accomplishment.

Voyager 2 launched August 20, 1977, and Voyager 1 launched September 5, 1977. They continue to return information from distances more than three times farther away than Pluto.

In this week’s show, Voyager project manager Ed Massey talks about the spacecraft.

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