Tinfoil for the stars, or how kitchen tinfoil saved the Voyager missions


(Yiole Gionglao) #1

I don’t know what’s more amazing: that they figured a solution so fast… that it worked… or that whenever someone retrieves those probes, some elements in them still will be wrapped in kitchen aluminum foil from a supermarket in Florida. :rofl:


(Nana Skalski) #2

They could have included few slices of bakon and egg on a samwich, for aliens of course. :yum:


(Val Kaleth) #3

Sometimes the most simple ideas are the most brilliant.


(Ian Morbius) #4

Just viewed this Voyager documentary last night. Really enjoyable.

The Farthest(2017)

One of the last pictures taken by Voyager II.


(system) #5

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