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Sep. 13, 2013

Are We There Yet? Voyager 1 Finally Answers ‘Yes’

Scientists announced this week that Voyager has finally reached interstellar space.

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Jun. 22, 2012

Voyager 1 Bids Farewell to the Solar System

Voyager 1 is leaving the solar system, making it the first spacecraft to enter interstellar space.

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Jun. 17, 2011

Voyager 1 Probing Solar System’s Distant Edge

Voyager chief scientist Ed Stone discusses Voyager’s discoveries about the edge of the solar system.

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