NASA confirms Voyager 1 has left the solar system

National Geographic: NASA has confirmed that Voyager 1 has slipped from the solar system. Launched in 1977, the spacecraft is now more than 11.66 billion miles from the sun, becoming the first to enter interstellar space.

Image: This artist’s concept depicts NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft entering interstellar space, or the space between stars. Interstellar space is dominated by the plasma, or ionized gas, that was ejected by the death of nearby giant stars millions of years ago. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Notes

  1. prosecute-electrocute reblogged this from breakingnews
  2. emewie reblogged this from breakingnews
  3. guccimaynne reblogged this from breakingnews
  4. kapheira reblogged this from breakingnews
  5. otatpo reblogged this from breakingnews
  6. sagaciousmaiden reblogged this from breakingnews
  7. rjflames reblogged this from hoeslappa69
  8. hoeslappa69 reblogged this from breakingnews
  9. paper-pigeon reblogged this from brightorangeideas
  10. brightorangeideas reblogged this from breakingnews
  11. thebethanyrose reblogged this from twopartsvodka
  12. notmybabies reblogged this from breakingnews
  13. mathieu-sixx reblogged this from breakingnews
  14. sleeplessdarlin reblogged this from breakingnews
  15. javierbrec reblogged this from breakingnews
  16. jsleamus reblogged this from breakingnews
  17. whitalexandria reblogged this from breakingnews and added:
    Ahhhhhhhh
  18. rjmulder reblogged this from hipsterinatardis
  19. ghostheart reblogged this from danieldaylois
  20. sweetunicornrainbows reblogged this from vodkaandayahuasca
  21. cosmiclovers reblogged this from speedlimit15
  22. borntodieadaydreamer reblogged this from billabongmad
  23. billabongmad reblogged this from gayjin
  24. lilsaii reblogged this from pacificunt
  25. peanutuntouchablemcthugzilla reblogged this from exclusively-positive-press
  26. ambush--reality reblogged this from kelchup
  27. kelchup reblogged this from amateur-space-marine
  28. justletusrun reblogged this from selfia
  29. feelcollins reblogged this from awkwardprog
  30. thecreationruin reblogged this from amateur-space-marine
  31. amateur-space-marine reblogged this from sigmavirus
  32. northstar411 reblogged this from breakingnews
  33. stephymuze reblogged this from breakingnews
  34. theos-left-eyebrow reblogged this from thoughtsoutofseason