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How beaten up would Voyager 1 be in 40,000 years?

As pointed out in a comment there are some pretty good answers contained in the related question about the Voyager Golden Records. And as pointed out in another comment, the computers will be long ...
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Creating an animation short and need orientation info

NASA communicates with both Voyagers just about every day, even now. Changing the attitude of the spacecraft uses fuel, so that is done as little as possible. So the entire interstellar mission has ...
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What is wrong with Voyager 1 attitude data telemetry? Is there a test version of the computer available?

The AACS was writing data to a wrong memory address: The AACS had started sending the telemetry data through an onboard computer known to have stopped working years ago, and the computer corrupted ...
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