Articles tagged "voyager 1"

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Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space, becomes second to leave the heliosphere

​University of Iowa researchers have reported on November 4, 2019, that the spacecraft Voyager 2 has entered the interstellar medium (ISM), the region of space outside the heliosphere or the protective bubble particles and magnetic fields produced by the Sun....

November 05, 2019

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Sun sends more 'tsunami waves' to Voyager 1

NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has experienced a new "tsunami wave" from the sun as it sails through interstellar space. Such waves are what led scientists to the conclusion, in the fall of 2013, that Voyager had indeed left our sun's bubble, entering a n

July 08, 2014

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Voyager-1 officially pronounced first human-made object that reached interstellar space

It's finally official, Voyager 1 spacecraft is now in the interstellar space. The 36-year-old probe is now about 19 billion kilometers (12 billion miles) from our Sun traveling at a speed of about 61 155 km/h (38 000 mph). New and unexpected

September 12, 2013

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Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot

Carl Sagan - Pale Blue DotFrom this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it's different. Look again at that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever

November 18, 2012