Outer Limits

Voyager 1, the spacecraft launched 33 years ago on September 5th, 1977 has reached the outer limits of our Solar System.  At 10.8 billion miles from Earth the little probe that could is about to make the transition to interstellar space.  Originally launched to send back information to Earth about our outer planets,  mission accomplished in 1989, Voyager 1 has continued outward towards the center of the Milky Way.  Read more at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11988466

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s