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Will We Ever Catch-Up to Voyager One?

18 Jan 2015, 13:18 UTC
Will We Ever Catch-Up to Voyager One?
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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 on its way to the Oort Cloud surrounding our Solar System, I do not believe that in the future we will catch-up to this spacecraft. Even if it was possible, I doubt that there would be any advantages to doing anything to the spacecraft other than just leaving it alone to continue its journey.
Jeff Mangum

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