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

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