Quote Originally Posted by harlequin
You can't wait till you are dead? It not going to happen in your lifetime. (Unless some kind of radical life extending technology is invented well before the probes are sent.)

Yeah, I know.

It was a joke...
Example probe was only 5 676 317 040 000 000 kilometers away from Antares at 2005-12-20 21:12:54 UTC.