Where no one has gone before...

Ed Cannon (ecannon@mail.utexas.edu)
Sat, 14 Feb 1998 02:51:28 -0600

I hope I will be pardoned for this brief off-topic but significant 
excerpt from http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/releases/98/vgr217.html --

> VOYAGER 1 NOW MOST DISTANT HUMAN-MADE OBJECT IN SPACE
  ... 
> At approximately 2:10 p.m. Pacific time [22:10 UTC] on February 
> 17, 1998, Voyager 1, launched more than two decades ago, will 
> cruise beyond the Pioneer 10 spacecraft and become the most 
> distant human-created object in space at 10.4 billion 
> kilometers (6.5 billion miles.) 
  ...

Go, "V_ger"!!

Ed Cannon
ecannon@mail.utexas.edu
Austin, Texas, USA