Ed Stone

Hoping Aliens are Hipsters Who Enjoy Vinyl

by Nancy Atkinson December 4, 2013

The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video Archive JPL’s venerable Ed Stone, the Project Scientist for the Voyager spacecraft for over 40 years, made an appearance on the Colbert Report last night, bantering easily with the no-holds-barred host and discussing the significance of the Voyager mission, from the two launches in 1977 to […]

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Voyager 1: Is It In or Is It Out?

by Jason Major August 15, 2013

Nearly 18.7 billion kilometers from Earth — about 17 light-hours away — NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft is just about on the verge of entering interstellar space, a wild and unexplored territory of high-energy cosmic particles into which no human-made object has ever ventured. Launched in September 1977, Voyager 1 will soon become the first spacecraft […]

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