Voyager 1 and 2

Want to Leave the Solar System? Here’s a Route to Take

The edge of the Solar System is defined by the heliosphere and its heliopause. The heliopause marks the region where…

2 months ago

NASA is Fixing its Link to Voyager 1

Voyagers 1 and 2 were, to put it simply, incredible. They were true explorers and unveiled many mysteries of the…

2 months ago

What Would a Modern “Golden Record” Include?

Now that several decades have passed since the launch of Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 in 1977, we look back…

5 months ago

Europa Clipper Could Help Discover if Jupiter's Moon is Habitable

Since 1979, when the Voyager probes flew past Jupiter and its system of moons, scientists have speculated about the possibility…

6 months ago

NASA Uses Powerful Transmitters to Talk to Deep Space Spacecraft. Will Other Civilizations Receive Those Signals?

In a recent study submitted to the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, a pair of researchers from…

1 year ago

Game of Probes: The First Probe Sent to Another Civilization Won’t Be the First to Arrive

If we ever detect an Extraterrestrial Civilization (ETC) and start communicating with them, the messages could take years, decades, or…

1 year ago

Edward Stone Has Been the Voyagers’ Project Scientist for 50 Years. He Just Retired

Edward Stone is retiring after 50 years as Project Scientist for the Voyager mission. The twin spacecraft revolutionized our understanding…

2 years ago

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…

5 years 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…

5 years 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…

5 years ago