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Voyager 1, which was launched into space 35 years ago, may have become the first man-made object to leave the solar system. It is currently more than 17 billion miles away and is carrying records encoded with information of life on Earth — including music by Beethoven, Mozart and Chuck Berry.
Ship in a Flash
In this time-lapse video from the Discovery Channel, you can see the world’s largest cargo ship be built in about a minute. In reality the process took more than 100 days and the video is made up of more than 50,000 photos.