sep 042012
 
After 35 Years, Voyager 1 is Heading for the Stars

  Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars. Sooner or later, the workhorse spacecraft will bid adieu to the Solar System and enter a new realm of space — the first time a manmade object will have escaped to the other side. This image illustrates Voyager’s position as the twin space probes [continue reading]