The Voyager 1
Cost, Speed, and How Far it Traveled!
The cost of the Voyager 1 is 250 million dollars. The max speed is 38,610 miles per hour. It is 17.6 light years away from earth.
- The Voyager 1 was actually the second of its twin spacecraft to launch, but was the first to race by Jupiter and Saturn!
- It flew by Jupiter and Saturn before continuing on toward interstellar space.
- It and its twin explored Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune!
- They also explored 48 of their moons!
- The Voyager was built to last 5 years but is still in space and should last another 20 years!
- It has been in space for 39 years!