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Humanity escapes the solar system: Voyager 1 signals that it has reached the edge of interstellar sp

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posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:29 PM
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Originally posted by eriktheawful

Originally posted by rival
Oh great....mankind's greatest achievement....we're a bunch of galaxial litterbugs.

...hope we don't get a ticket


See this post here.

Then get back to me about the litterbug thing.


wow what crappy logic.




posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:30 PM
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How is this an achievement for mankind. All that is required to get a rocket into space is a controlled explosion. Causing explosions seems to be all the human race is good for.

Once out of Earths orbit voyager became little more than an artificial asteroid or comet. If mankind could just do the simplest thing like get on with it's own species then we would really have something to celebrate.

If voyager had a consciousness it will be celebrating the best view of Earth ever "in its rear view mirror".



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:36 PM
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Originally posted by sonnny1
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A little spec of metal,so far away..........


Great thread.


Here we are from its perspective a few years ago.





"We succeeded in taking that picture [from deep space], and, if you look at it, you see a dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever lived, lived out their lives. The aggregate of all our joys and sufferings, thousands of confident religions, ideologies and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilizations, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every hopeful child, every mother and father, every inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every superstar, every supreme leader, every saint and sinner in the history of our species, lived there on a mote of dust, suspended in a sunbeam".

Carl Sagan


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posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:43 PM
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Originally posted by eriktheawful

Originally posted by rival
Oh great....mankind's greatest achievement....we're a bunch of galaxial litterbugs.

...hope we don't get a ticket


See this post here.

Then get back to me about the litterbug thing.


Jeez, it was just a joke....One man's trash is, after all, another man's treasure.....

I just hope mankind's first contact with interstellar beings doesn't arrive in the form of
a summons for "Failure to Appear" on a charge of "Abandonment of Vehicle on a Public Throughway."

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posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:46 PM
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Originally posted by Zcustosmorum


So, we appear to be on the verge of leaving the solar system, at least one of our own craft. Pretty fascinating and I'm sure that the information being gathered here is the first of it's kind in the history of space flight.

The Voyager 1, built by Nasa and launched in 1977 has spent the last 35 years steadily increasing its distance from Earth, and is now now 17,970,000,000km - or 11,100,000,000miles - away, travelling at 10km a second.


www.dailymai l.co.uk
(visit the link for the full news article)


No this is an American achievement not anyone elses, this isn't an achievement of humanity lol. But congratulations America.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:48 PM
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Originally posted by Dragonfly79
It's expected to last at least until 2025, what a design, humanity owes the US. It would be an anticlimax though if all contact with Voyager would be lost after it goes beyond our solar system. Who knows, space there might be so unforgiving and harsh it just breaks down. Or it might go on but there's some unknown stuff which blocks or scrambles radio transmissions. But if everything goes well then there is little to stop humanity from building spacecraft, besides the obvious war already mentioned.
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Owes you!! are you # serious, You owe the German scientists that you got the technology from. and besides America has spent the last 60 years trying to ensure that NO other country had a space program, if they did they were classed as rogue.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:48 PM
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Originally posted by Southern Guardian
I was really hoping that Voyager would catch up with Pluto at some point... ah well this is a human achievement to celebrate.


Actually, Voyager 1 was suppose to do a flyby of Pluto originally, But a year before it got to Saturn, Pioneer 11 had detected thick gases on Saturn's moon Titan. JPL decided to have Voyager do a flyby of Titan instead. That trajectory took it out of the solar plane and away from Pluto.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:51 PM
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Originally posted by rival

Originally posted by eriktheawful

Originally posted by rival
Oh great....mankind's greatest achievement....we're a bunch of galaxial litterbugs.

...hope we don't get a ticket


See this post here.

Then get back to me about the litterbug thing.


Jeez, it was just a joke....One man's trash is, after all, another man's treasure.....

I just hope mankind's first contact with interstellar beings doesn't arrive in the form of
a summons for "Failure to Appear" on a charge of "Abandonment of Vehicle on a Public Throughway."

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Didn't you hear? Earth is going to be demolished for a hyper space bypass......we've had all the time in the world to protest this at the planing office on Alpha Centauri........

Or at least according to Douglas Adams in his Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 06:55 PM
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What if it's sitting on some aliens desk as a paper weight right now ??



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:12 PM
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Always have been amazed by the Voyager twins. It's truly something that we can receive signals from 11 billion miles away, it's unbelievable. With the technology that we have today, we could probably have a live webcam. Look at all the technology in an iphone. Voyager easily could come into contact with an Alien spaceship. One day it might send back some images of their craft while it's approaching. Hopefully, they would load Voyager into their ship in order to study it. I would guess that it's very likely that one of them has already sent back strange images that have not been released to the public. That long out there and no UFO's? Yeah right. ~$heopleNation



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:17 PM
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Wow. Not bad for 30+ year old technology. Let me guess, Bell Labs UNIX? It's incredible how far a current technology can go. If we were to launch a state-of-the-art craft with bolted on cameras, would that actually send pictures back? Frequency distances are not really my thing. Amazing!


NASA
For anyone Interested in Voyagers electronics and computer architecture.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:20 PM
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Actually our sun doesn't have a bow shock because (if I recall correctly) it's moving too slow. This was only discovered this year too I believe.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:31 PM
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Latest image data received from Voyager 2. Apparently it has been loaded aboard for study. ~$heopleNation





posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:37 PM
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Originally posted by rival
Oh great....mankind's greatest achievement....we're a bunch of galaxial litterbugs.

...hope we don't get a ticket


I'm almost certain you meant this as a joke, because the concept of humanity polluting space is the equivalent to a single plankter pissing into an ocean the size of the Milky Way galaxy.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:38 PM
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HERE IS A QUESTION....
THEY show on a picture of the Galaxy with the extent of a signals mark on it, right?

Then they tell you after all these years, that the Voyager 1 reached the edge of interstellar.

NOTE: The Voyager 1, built by Nasa and launched in 1977 has spent the last 35 years steadily increasing its distance from Earth, and is now now 17,970,000,000km - or 11,100,000,000miles - away, travelling at 10km a second.

Then they show you a PICTURE of the GALAXY FROM A TOP VIEW, that seems to have been TAKEN by some type of camera or telescope, that is many times further away then Earths position to the edge of the Galaxy, and that seems to have been taken from A DISTANCE GREATER THEN THE VOYAGER 1 HAS TRAVELED!!!!

SO, with that in mind, (and hopefully I articulated correctly ), then ALL those pictures of our Galaxy, the Milky Way, from side views, top views, and bottom views, that you find all over the internet, was taken by what device at what distance?

And if those pictures from FAR AWAY SPACE are REAL, then it is obvious that the MYSTERY DEVICE which took those pictures, is the first man made object that has traveled the furthest, and further then Voyager 1.

Now ask yourself, "Are the pictures of our Galaxy, that NASA shows us, REAL?" Because they can't be, especially if they are shown to be take as far away as they are. SOOOOO, What are your thoughts?
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posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:46 PM
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I guess it's some interpretation of what our galaxy would look like from that distance, interesting post nevertheless. I do wonder how they know our galaxy looks the way it does at all though, given our angle. I'm sure somebody can give a good explanation.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:49 PM
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Originally posted by Krumm
HERE IS A QUESTION....
THEY show on a picture of the Galaxy with the extent of a signals mark on it, right?

Then they tell you after all these years, that the Voyager 1 reached the edge of interstellar.

NOTE: The Voyager 1, built by Nasa and launched in 1977 has spent the last 35 years steadily increasing its distance from Earth, and is now now 17,970,000,000km - or 11,100,000,000miles - away, travelling at 10km a second.

Then they show you a PICTURE of the GALAXY FROM A TOP VIEW, that seems to have been TAKEN by some type of camera or telescope, that is many times further away then Earths position to the edge of the Galaxy, and that seems to have been taken from A DISTANCE GREATER THEN THE VOYAGER 1 HAS TRAVELED!!!!

SO, with that in mind, (and hopefully I articulated correctly ), then ALL those pictures of our Galaxy, the Milky Way, from side views, top views, and bottom views, that you find all over the internet, was taken by what device at what distance?

And if those pictures from FAR AWAY SPACE are REAL, then it is obvious that the MYSTERY DEVICE which took those pictures, is the first man made object that has traveled the furthest, and further then Voyager 1.

Now ask yourself, "Are the pictures of our Galaxy, that NASA shows us, REAL?" Because they can't be, especially if they are shown to be take as far away as they are. SOOOOO, What are your thoughts?


That's a good god dammed question, and now I'm aggravated.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:51 PM
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It turns out, any pictures of our Milky Way Galaxy, is an artist's concept, all which illustrates the new view of the Milky Way. So, THEY DON'T REALLY KNOW. Our thoughts on what the Galaxy looks like, has been served to all of us, through media, science, books, etc, is JUST AN IDEA, of what the Milky Way is, what's in it, and what's all around us. It is all a lie, a fake, imagination, pretend.

en.wikipedia.org...:Milky_Way_2005.jpg
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posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:54 PM
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Humanity escapes the solar system

I didn't realize human beings were machines. It's a good accomplishment but that's about it. We are not interstellar species now or anything don't get too excited. We put a machine in space traveling very fast, of course it's going to leave the solar system eventually. But humans wont be able to for atleast another 200 years.



posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 07:55 PM
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And we must thank Hilter for training those German scientists.








 
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