Voyager 1: It’s Officially Out !

Lights in the Dark

“We made it! 35 years and 13 billion miles.” Those were the words of project scientist Ed Stone today during a NASA news conference about the Voyager 1 spacecraft, which, after traveling the far reaches of our Solar System for decades on end, has finally passed the physical boundaries of the heliosphere and entered interstellar space.* (Yes, for real this time!)

It is truly, as astrophysicist Gary Zank said, “our first step into the galaxy.”

Watch the video below:

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About ~ wolfrayetstar

Science enthusiast and visual artist - hobbyist. Begginer in astrophotography and huge fan of nerdy jokes.
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