The two space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 had been sent into space in 1977 by NASA, and they traveled farther than many people hoped. The two spacecraft are somewhere beyond the Solar System right now, and their purpose was to study it up close.
In the present, scientists have much higher expectations from astronomy, such as traveling through wormholes, exploring parallel universes, colonizing other planets, finding “new Earths,” and much more. But back in 1977, the launch of both Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes was the best thing since sliced bread at that time for astronomers.
Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 will soon run out of fuel
According to Futurism, NASA itself made the announcement that both Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes will run out of power soon and become inactive.
There’s no use starting to run around like a headless chicken thinking about what humanity will do without the two Voyager space probes. Ralph McNutt, a Johns Hopkins University physicist who has been very implicated in the activity of the two legendary space probes, tells us that they had achieved a lot more than it was initially scheduled. He stated via the Scientific American report issue that came out this week:
We’re at 44 and a half years,
So we’ve done 10 times the warranty on the darn things.
We can remember back in 2021 when the Voyager 1 spacecraft detected a hum that ignited the imagination of many of us, hoping or fearing that aliens had been discovered. Back in May 2022, the same Voyager became confused about its place in space and began to send unusual data back to Earth.
The two Voyager space probes had indeed been extremely useful for humanity, so there’s no use starting to pick the brain of an astronomer to tell you about their achievements. You can read about them in all corners of the internet.