Voyager mission artwork depicting the Voyager spacecraft's trajectory...made in 1977.
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Voyager to Take the Lead!
News story originally written on February 16, 1998
Do you like to race? Have you ever raced a friend in running...or how about in swimming? The Voyager 1 spacecraft and the Pioneer 10 spacecraft
are in a race right now!
They are in a race to be the farthest spacecraft from the Earth. Pioneer 10 has been in the lead in this race for the last 25 years. Voyager 1 will overtake the Pioneer spacecraft on February 17, 1998. This is an outer space race - better than the Olympics, right!?
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