The Farthest

The Farthest

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Catalogue no: R-125299-9

Media: DVD

Classification: PG

Category: Non-Fiction, October Releases

Genre: Documentary

Barcode: 9398700014603

No of Discs: 1

Language: English

Year: 2017

Release Date: 04-10-2017

Availability: In stock

$24.95
Is it humankind's greatest achievement? 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep spa
Is it humankind's greatest achievement? 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space. It is the first human-made object ever to do so. Slowly dying within its heart is a plutonium generator that will beat for perhaps another decade before the lights on Voyager finally go out. But this little craft will travel on for millions of years, carrying a Golden Record bearing recordings and images of life on Earth. In all likelihood Voyager will outlive humanity and all our creations. It could be the only thing to mark our existence. Perhaps someday an alien will find it and wonder. The story of Voyager is an epic of human achievement, personal drama and almost miraculous success. Launched 16 days apart in autumn 1977, the twin Voyager space probes have defied all the odds, survived countless near misses and almost 40 years later continue to beam revolutionary information across unimaginable distances. With less computing power than a...

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Actors John Casani, Carolyn Porco, Frank Drake, Lawrence Krauss
Director Emer Reynolds
Producer John Murray
Runtime 120

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