voyager still works

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    Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years

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    The Voyager team is able to use a set of four backup thrusters, dormant since 1980. They are located on the back side of the spacecraft in this orientation. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech.
     
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    Just what I've been doing on Bali holiday

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    Not after 35 years in cold space I hope.
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    Just 7 months in warm Darwin

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    P S It's now 4am here and no-one to operate the thruster hence the return signal

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