First Human-Made Object To Travel Beyond Our Solar System

First Human-Made Object To Travel Beyond Our Solar System
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Voyager 1 space probe has reached the edge of the solar system, where nothing from Earth has flown before.

Daniela Walker
  • 3 july 2013

Launched in 1977, the Voyager 1 has spent nearly 36 years traveling to the outskirts of our solar system. NASA scientists say it has now reached the home stretch before exiting the solar system, moving beyond the Sun’s magnetic field (the heliosphere) and into interstellar space. It will be the first human-built object to go this far into the final frontier and beyond.

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