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Advanced Deep Space Communications Methods

Question: I am seeking recommendations for learning about advanced deep space communication methods. I visited several libraries and found little about how we presently and are preparing for the future of super fast and high speed communication approaches, including encryption, … Continue reading

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How Far Can a Space Probe Go Before We Lose Contact With It?

Question: Hi, my name is Connor. I’m six years old. I’m doing this for my science fair project. I’m in kindergarten. How far can a probe go before we lose contact with it? Answer: The only limitation to how far … Continue reading

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Will We Ever Catch-Up to Voyager One?

Question: If at some point in the extreme future we overtake Voyager One will we return it to earth, increase its speed or just let it continue?  – Thomas Answer: As Voyager One is moving away from Earth and is … Continue reading

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Where is Voyager 1 Headed and When Will It Get There?

Question:  The Voyager 1 spacecraft has left our solar system and is now in interstellar space but where exactly is it heading now and at its present speed how long will it take to get there.  – David Answer:  I … Continue reading

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How Much Longer Will We Be Able to Detect Voyager 1?

Question:  The space probe “Voyager 1″ has now left our solar system and is venturing into interstellar space. This in itself is magnificent achievement but for how much longer will Voyager 1 be able to gather data and transmit it … Continue reading

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