Where is Voyager 1 Now?

How far has the Spacecraft traveled since its launch in 1977?

Voyager 1 is not only the farthest spacecraft from Earth it is also the fastest traveling spacecraft. It uses small thrusters to orient itself for communicating with us at Earth. And now, researchers have found a way to utilize the four backup thrusters, dormant since 1980. Don’t forget that the spacecraft has been cruizing the space for 40 Years and 6 Months, as of April 2018. In fact, it reached Jupiter back in 1979. Luckily, with the backup thruster working again, the Voayger-1 Mission will have an extended life of 2-3 years. The mission is expected to end in 2025.

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