Where the Sun Don't Shine

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Aug 25 2017 32 mins   83.2k

Today we take a quick look up at a hole in the sky and follow an old story as it travels beyond the reach of the sun. We hear from some moon-peeping listeners and then, on the 40th anniversary of their launch, we check in with the Voyager space probes. We revisit the story of the romantic time capsules that were placed onboard, and a question we asked five years ago: where exactly is Voyager 1?

Original piece reported by Lynn Levy. This update was produced by Amanda Aronczyk and Annie McEwen.

Special thanks to Don Gurnett, Elizabeth Landau, Sarah Mozal, and Andrew Good.

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