The Voyager 2 is still doing. He flies at nearly 18 billion kilometres from the earth, and measure the area where he is through flying. Since 5 november appears to be the Voyager 2 no plasmadeeltjes of the sun more to measure. It makes the NASA that our solar system has left. the
Three other instruments on board to confirm that. In 2012 he and his brother Voyager 1 him as the first man-made object ever. Both Voyagers have golden records on board (see below) intended to make contact with any alien life. The golden plate is a kind of time capsule whose life is 1 billion years is calculated. It contains 116 pictures, sounds of wind, thunder, birds, whales, and greetings from earthlings in 55 languages. The Dutch text reads: “greetings to everybody”.
in Addition to photos and taalfragmenten there is also music on the plate, Beethoven, Bach, Mozart and Chuck Berry. The Beatles refused their cooperation.
In the (unlikely) case that an alien civilization, the Voyager can mountains, and the recordings understand them, they are given a somewhat clumsy message from the then Us president Jimmy Carter: “This is a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our science, our images, our music, our thoughts and our feelings. We try to give our time to survive (in which you can live on.”
Previously with another spacecraft, the Pioneer, the images of a naked man and woman attached. NASA received so much criticism that the space agency decided the Voyager prudish.