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Voyager 1 about to cross into interstellar space (Wired UK)

Voyager 1 about to cross into interstellar space (Wired UK) | Gentlemachines | Scoop.it
The Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered what Nasa suspects is the final area of the solar system before the craft leaves for interstellar space.
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After 35 Years, Voyager Nears Edge Of Solar System : NPR

After 35 Years, Voyager Nears Edge Of Solar System : NPR | Gentlemachines | Scoop.it

"One of the twin space probes launched 35 years ago has traveled more than 11 billion miles from Earth. The Voyager probes were originally slated just to examine Jupiter and Saturn during a five-year trip.

Scientists have been eagerly waiting for Voyager 1 to become the first human-made object to leave the solar system. And in recent weeks, the spacecraft has sent back intriguing signs that it might be getting close, to the delight of researchers who have been working on it for decades."

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