Voyager Spacecraft to Power Down Systems after 44 Years Written 22 June 2022


Artist's concept of NASA's Voyager spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech |  NASA/JPL-Caltech

The Daily Mail (UK) reports that NASA is considering a potential timeline for the powering-down of the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft after 44 years of operation. NASA “is now planning to begin turning off some of the Voyagers’ systems in the hope of eking out the spacecrafts’ remaining power to extend their journeys to about 2030.”
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