The Farthest-Travelled thing Created By Humans.

The spacecraft was launched on 5 September 1977, which accounts for more than 45 and a half years of travel so far. It was set up for the primary mission to study the outer solar system and interstellar space.

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The Farthest-Travelled thing Created By Humans.

Voyager 1 has traveled more than 1,400 crore miles away from Earth and is the farthest object made by humans.

The spacecraft was launched on 5 September 1977, which accounts for more than 45 and a half years of travel so far. It was set up for the primary mission to study the outer solar system and interstellar space.

(Voyager 1 Trajectory)

It was manufactured by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, owned by NASA, and managed by the California Institute of Technology. It was launched from Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 41 with the help of a Titan IIIE rocket; the spacecraft weighed 721.9 kg at launch time. 

(mage NASA Laboratory) image source - lamag.com

The spacecraft carries a gold-plated audio-visual disc in the hope that, if someday some other life form finds it, they can get an idea of life on Earth. It includes photos of the Earth, scientific information, greetings, a music collection, and more.

(Image Golden Disk) image source - collectspace.com

NASA has shared all the information about the mission on its website which includes pictures, videos, and sounds received by Voyager 1, Also 3D projection and trajectory for the mission can be viewed.

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