Elana ScherrCar and Driver
From the June 2020 issue of Car and Driver.
I need an icebreaker. Not the Russian Arktika-class variant, not that I don’t want a 75,000-hp ship capable of busting through 16 feet of solid ice, but where would I put it? My neighbors already look askance at the oil stains in my driveway. Also, I don’t think I could get away with nuclear reactors.
I need the other kind of icebreaker, the one for parties where you have to talk to strangers but nobody’s drunk yet. Well, some of you might be, but for those who aren’t, I’m going to lean on the experts in long-distance communication.
I was launched the same year NASA sent the Voyager spacecraft