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Voyager 2 Detects Hints That Interstellar Space Is Nearby

Six years ago, the Voyager 1 spacecraft informed scientists that it had become the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. Now, Voyager 2 has begun to return signs that its own exit from the Solar System could be coming soon. Read More >>

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New Horizons Spacecraft Sees Hydrogen Wall at the End of the Solar System

As it speeds away from the Sun, the New Horizons mission may be approaching a “wall.” Read More >>

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Hubble Shows What’s in Store For the Incredible Voyager Probes

Launched in 1977, the Voyager space probes are further from Earth than any human-made object ever built. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have charted a roadmap for the probes, revealing surprising details about their ongoing journey through interstellar space. Read More >>

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New Kickstarter Wants to Reissue NASA’s Golden Record

Launched in the late 1970s, the two Voyager space probes were equipped with a golden record containing sounds and images of life on Earth. Intended for alien consumption, this record has never been made available to the public in its intended form. An exciting new Kickstarter is now seeking to overcome this egregious oversight. Read More >>

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What is the Farthest Human-Made Object?

The farthest human-made object is also the fastest human-made object, Voyager 1. Read More >>

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Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have Left the Solar System

For the very first time, a man-made object has reached the cosmic abyss beyond the farthest reaches of our solar system. As of today, Voyager 1 is the first spacecraft to begin the endless journey into deep space. Read More >>

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This Stunning CGI Short Shows What It Would Look Like If the Sun Died

NASA's Voyager 1 is out there, still going strong, and is due to pass out of our own solar system. If it was still functioning at the end of time for our Sun, this is what it might look like. Beautiful, in death's cold, dark embrace. Read More >>