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70K of Memory and 22.4 Watts

Absolutely amazing. Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager’s Vintage Tech Keeps Running – Wired Science: “The computers aboard the Voyager probes each have 69.63 kilobytes of memory, total. That’s about enough to store one average internet jpeg file. The probes’ scientific data…

How Does Voyager 1 Phone Home?

From Wikipedia. Voyager 1 – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: The Voyager 1 spacecraft is a 722 kg (1,590 lb) space probe launched by NASA on September 5, 1977 to study the outer Solar System and interstellar medium. Operating for 35…