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What the Voyager space program can teach you about preparing for long-term care

At first glance, comparing a 36-year-old, one-ton spacecraft that’s currently hurtling its way into interstellar space at about 37,075 miles per hour to the realities of planning for our long-term care needs seems … odd. But the more we thought about it, the more it made sense.

So we brought together the wisdom of NASA scientists and health experts to highlight nine lessons the Voyager spacecraft can teach us about planning for long-term care. Enter the interactive here.

Health reporter-producer Jason Kane and science reporter-producer Rebecca Jacobson contributed to this project.

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