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Voyager 1 and 2

NASA has Figured Out How to Extend the Lives of the Voyagers Even Longer

Voyagers 1 and 2 have the distinction of being in space for 42 years and still operating. And even though…

4 months ago

Voyager and Pioneer’s Grand Tour of the Milky Way

A new study takes a look at where the Voyager and Pioneer probes might one day venture to as they…

7 months ago

Saturn is Losing its Rings, Fast. They Could be Gone Within 100 Million Years

According to new research based on data obtained by the Cassini probe, Saturn's rings could be gone within 100 million…

11 months ago

Finally! Voyager 2 is Now in Interstellar Space

The Voyager 2 recently crossed the outer boundary of the heliosphere, where it joins the Voyager 1 spacecraft in interstellar…

11 months ago

NASA Voyager Probes Still Going Strong After 40 Years

The Voyager probes, humanity's longest-running and farthest-reaching missions, are celebrating their 40th anniversaries this summer!

2 years ago

What Will the Voyager Spacecraft Encounter Next? Hubble Helps Provide a Roadmap

The twin Voyager spacecraft are now making their way through the interstellar medium. Even though they are going where none…

3 years ago

Prof. Lubin Wants to Send Our Digital Selves to the Stars

Prof. Lupin of UCSB recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to create "Voices of Humanity", a project aimed at equipping all…

3 years ago

How Long Does it Take to get to the Asteroid Belt?

Just how long would it take to get to the Asteroid Belt, in the event that we want to start…

3 years ago

Saturn’s “Death-Star” Moon Mimas

Much has been learned about Saturn's system of moons in recent decades, thanks to the Voyager missions and the more…

4 years ago

Saturn’s Moon Rhea

The Cronian system (i.e. Saturn and its system of rings and moons) is breathtaking to behold and intriguing to study.…

4 years ago