41 year-old NASA Probe Voyager 2 is going farther than ever before

41 year-old NASA Probe Voyager 2 is going farther than ever before

By: Peter Kratz

Launched in 1977, Voyager 2 has traveled over 18 billion kilometers, which is an incredible feat. For some background, interstellar space is a place where, according to NASA, is where a “tenuous, hot solar wind meets the cold, dense interstellar medium”.

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This relates to engineering because NASA is the forerunner in astronomical engineering, and this is just adding to their greatness.