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Daily cosmobite: Voyager 1 anniversary

The launch of Voyager 1. Courtesy NASANASA launched its Voyager 1 spacecraft on this day in 1977, two weeks after its sister craft, Voyager 2. Voyager 1 is now over 19 billion kilometres from Earth and still sending back information to ground stations including the one at Tidbinbilla near Canberra.

The launch of Voyager 1. Courtesy NASA

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