Peace Out, Voyager 1

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

NASA’s had an epic week so far with both the Curiosity and the Voyager 1. Anthony Carboni asks: which spacecraft is more likely to find life in space?

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Cody Shumaker November 24, 2013 - 8:11 AM

this video is video #666

Samuel Feder November 27, 2013 - 3:11 AM

Well I can say that at least in the next 100 years the life on mars seems more likely to me, because well the next star is pretty far out there^^

scorpion December 6, 2013 - 8:15 AM

heppeh berfday

lakovkreativity December 6, 2013 - 10:16 AM

1 year old and only 10 dislikes. 

MyLifeAsLouis December 6, 2013 - 6:18 PM

Yup, remembered this when he didn't have beard.

Jeffrey Tan December 6, 2013 - 6:44 PM

Soo old

pmatthew23 December 14, 2013 - 6:19 PM

how mush more power will be Voyager 1 if we did  today?

Magical Math Rainbows December 18, 2013 - 4:45 AM

if curiosity has germs and bacteria on it, will it leave those on mars and will life be on mars? even without an atmosphere?
+Anthony Carboni

Paragon Night December 20, 2013 - 12:32 AM

OMFG Nerdgasm :3 OMG Nerding out :3 U make me so excited :3

SheTheTDE March 15, 2014 - 10:06 AM

Voyager already passed right by an alien. It just didn't recognise it as an alien.

KitsuneKen March 20, 2014 - 10:21 PM

wow i cant imagine Anthony without beard! 

Alexander B March 21, 2014 - 1:25 AM

Voyager 1 isn't even capable of detecting life… Let alone function long enough to do so… 

Walid Zammouchi March 21, 2014 - 6:44 AM

I know that this question probebly not going to get any response but how can it transmit data when it is that far away from our earth and from any satiliet i just want to know how and how long does the data takes to reach us.

Vojoo March 21, 2014 - 8:05 PM

my money is on europa. I think mars it rather dead nowerdays and Voyager is a long long long way from the nearest star, 

Roger Kreil March 22, 2014 - 2:06 AM

I think that the life is 100 meters to a kilometer underneath the Martian surface.  And Voyager is still too far away from another star to encounter another civilization.  Maybe they will find it 100 million years from now though.

TheShiphoo March 22, 2014 - 8:50 PM

Please tell me why this isn't true! /watch?v=MEwbfnCpKA4

Altered Reality Cosplay March 23, 2014 - 8:30 AM

"What is it sir?"
"We call it…Halo"

Hylander27 March 27, 2014 - 1:08 AM

let's just hope voyager never encounters the Borg out there

Iron Manatee March 28, 2014 - 10:54 AM

1000th episode already! 

M Moalin March 30, 2014 - 1:02 AM


Mehps April 4, 2014 - 5:07 PM

i think we should be sending like 1000 of these in all directions.

kanevsjolt April 9, 2014 - 4:36 AM

I that by the time voyager gets anywhere promising an entire intelligent civilization with have developed in that time. Possibly.

skydog911 June 5, 2014 - 7:40 PM


Dah Stegosaurs June 11, 2014 - 3:15 AM

I think this happened

In 1970's

NASA: Ok Voyager 1, your going to study Saturn, and Jupiter and others!

Voyager 1: ok!

In 1980,

Jupiter: psst! Hey! you!

Voyager 1: What Jupiter?

Jupiter: You do realize you're not anything big, you just are gonna look at me and send pictures. That's not kinda cool.

Voyager 1: Well what is cool?

Jupiter: Leaving the solar system.

Voyager 1: Ok! I'll do that!

Jupiter: Oh and if you see Neptune and Pluto tell them that Jupiter wants his Apple computer back.

Voyager 1: Ok?

The Immortal Budginut August 15, 2014 - 2:11 PM

Questions: If it's going to be 40,000yrs before voyager gets anywhere notable should we go fetch it when nasa develops their warp drive engine? ?

kiatuna20 September 10, 2014 - 3:15 PM

in ways this machine is amazing. 35 year old technology still working and 19.5 billion km away at the same time

StormyHotWolf88 January 30, 2015 - 9:17 PM

I don't really know why but Voyager has always made me excited! I couldn't wait for those pictures of Pluto, but jeez does time fly.

Michael R. January 6, 2016 - 9:51 AM

no not space dragons, space dolphin dragons

Courtney Bennett February 4, 2016 - 4:14 AM


Mikey Grabon December 1, 2016 - 3:27 AM

I'll say voyager leaving the heliosphere is cooler.

Foop December 6, 2016 - 8:48 AM

Happy Birthday! I scrolled so far…

Vu Khoi April 15, 2017 - 8:43 PM

Excuse me ! Are you talking about Curiosity or Voyager 1?

Arshdeep Heer September 24, 2017 - 8:20 PM

Good luck for your journey dude!

HartFam Gaming November 23, 2017 - 4:15 AM

voiger 1 is 12,900,000,000 miles from earth

Thành Tô August 16, 2020 - 10:13 PM