Tag: Voyager 1

Voyager 1: NASA Fires Up Dormant Space Probe Thrusters For The First Time Since 1980

NASA fired up Voyager 1 thrusters for the first time in 37 years. The spacecraft is currently traveling in interstellar space.

Space December 3, 2017

NASA’s Voyager Reaches 40th Year: Why It’s An Important Solar System Probe

Revisit the feats and accomplishments of the twin probe on the 40th anniversary of the Voyager mission. See how long they are likely to survive interstellar space and send valuable data back to Earth.

Space August 8, 2017

Contents of Voyager 'Golden Record' Now Available For Download

NASA has released the golden record featured in the Voyager missions during the 1970s to the public for download and streaming. The audio recordings include various images, musical selections and greetings spoken in different languages that were meant to give extraterrestrials an idea about life on Earth.

Space July 29, 2015

New Horizons: What's Next After Mission To Pluto?

After exploring the Pluto system, the New Horizons spacecraft will proceed to the Kuiper belt to conduct further surveys before it finally uses up all of its energy supply.

Space July 20, 2015

Voyager 1 Rides 'Tsunami' Through Interstellar Space

Voyager 1 spacecraft finds itself in a cosmic shock wave as it moves through interstellar space. Such waves are caused by the sun emits powerful blasts of plasma outward through the solar system and beyond.

Space December 17, 2014

Where in the universe is Voyager 1? Scientists propose definitive test

Has the Voyage 1 left the solar system and reached interstellar space or not? A potential test will measure and may resolve the controversy once and for all.

Space July 27, 2014

Hello, Universe! Voyager 1 officially confirmed to be in interstellar space

NASA discovers new evidence confirming that its Voyager 1 spacecraft is actually in interstellar space, making it the first man-made object to leave the sun's bubble.

Space July 11, 2014

Voyager 1 hit by solar 'tsunami wave' as it enters interstellar space

A shock wave from the sun struck plasma between stars, providing further evidence Voyager 1 has reached interstellar space.

Space July 9, 2014

Solar system wrapped up with giant magnetic ribbon

The entire solar system is wrapped up with a giant magnetic ribbon. This strange feature may hold the answer to a decades-old mystery in astronomy. It could also tell us exactly where Voyager 1 is right now.

Space February 17, 2014

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