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Voyager 1 Fires ­p Thrusters After 37 Years

By Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA

December 4, 2017

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If you tried to start a car that's been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. But a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft successfully fired up Wednesday after 37 years without use.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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