The first New Voyager Program interstellar probe swarm split into two smaller swarms as it passed through Proxima Centauri. The first swarm used Proxima’s gravity to slingshot them deeper into Alpha Centauri’s gravity well. The second gravity breaked around Proxima to slow their progress. The two swarms steadily drifted apart as they approached the binary […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…