It seems that our little probe is on the verge of being the first man made object to leave the solar system
That we have managed to create something that has travelled 18.5 Billion kilometers and still be operational after 35 years in the harsh environment of space is a testament to human skill and ingenuity that fills me with awe.
I hope that voyager survives the rigors of space for centuries to come. I like to think that if another civilisation does find our little probe they will enjoy the message in a bottle
we have flung into space and will think that the monkey people from the blue planet seem like a nice bunch.
Here's another linky that's a bit of fun - How long would it take you