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Voyager Has Left the Building

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  1. duxrule
    Member

    Great, now we have to start worrying about out technology mating with other-worldly materials, then coming back to destroy us as a data-driven spacebot. 8O

    Voyager 1 becomes first human-made object to leave solar system
    http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/12/tech/innovation/voyager-solar-system/index.html

    http://www.startrek.com/database_article/vger

    Posted on September 13, 2013 - 04:15 PM #
  2. Alfredo_T
    Member

    I find it amazing that these probes have "batteries" that still deliver power 35 years after going into service. (The batteries are miniature nuclear power plants.)

    Posted on September 13, 2013 - 04:35 PM #
  3. Amus
    Member

    "...then coming back to destroy us as a data-driven spacebot."

    In the form of a bald babe?

    Posted on September 13, 2013 - 04:42 PM #
  4. duxrule
    Member

    :twisted:

    Posted on September 13, 2013 - 04:43 PM #
  5. kennewickman
    Member

    The Veeger woman !!

    CARBON BASED UNITS .....WOMAN !!

    Persus Kimbata....havent seen her much lately..

    Posted on September 13, 2013 - 04:48 PM #
  6. jr_tech
    Member

    Sorry to say "she's dead, Ken" :(

    http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/obituary-persis-khambatta-1172804.html

    Posted on September 13, 2013 - 05:07 PM #
  7. Amus
    Member

    That's undoubtedly the reason.

    Posted on September 13, 2013 - 07:14 PM #