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Old August 18th, 2019 #2
Ray Allan
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Ray Allan

Thanks for the info, Jerry. If JPL's controllers can budget the remaining power in Voyager 1 and Voyager 2's on-board nuclear generators properly, they may still be functional by 2026, or even survive to August and September 2027, the 50th anniversary of their launches. Pretty cool, I think.

Let's hope that in the future the probes don't disappear into a black hole or become target practice for a passing Klingon warship.
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