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Voyager 2 can finally probe the rarified plasma surrounding our solar system
It's now one of two working spacecraft in interstellar space.
NASA is sending a spacecraft to investigate the ‘bubble’ that protects our solar system
You map, IMAP, we all map.
Voyager 1 Entered Weird Region In Space Last Summer
New papers describe an unexpected boundary region at the edge of the influence of the Sun.
Is Voyager 1 Finally Out Of The Solar System? Not Quite
It certainly is in strange new territory, though.
Voyager 1, Moving Ever Closer to Solar System’s Edge, Hit By Rapidly Increasing Amounts of Cosmic Rays
It's perched on the very edge of the solar system, and new data is the strangest yet
For the First Time, Human-Made Probe Samples Atoms From Beyond the Solar System
A small Earth-orbiting probe has sampled the interstellar wind for the first time, detecting four types of atoms that originated … Continued
Space Weather Is Worsening; Could Mean Risk for Astronauts and Delay Manned Mars Missions
The hibernating sun leaves humans unprotected
Voyager 1 Might Leave the Solar System Any Day Now, New Data Says
It was not projected to happen until 2014
Approaching Solar System’s Edge, Voyager Probes Detect A Foamy Sea of Magnetic Bubbles
A frothy moat, not a shield, protects us from cosmic rays
Voyager 1 Arrives at the Outward Reaches of the Solar Wind, Prepares To Enter Interstellar Space
It is the furthest-flung manmade object ever