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Voyager 1 Celebrates 35th Anniversary, About To Cross Threshold Into Interstellar Space
2012-09-05 09:57:27

Celebrating its 35th anniversary in space today, NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft is about to cross the threshold of our solar system, to boldly go where no man, nor machine, has ever gone before.

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2011-03-08 14:07:42

In which direction is the sun's stream of charged particles banking when it nears the edge of the solar system?

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2011-02-18 12:13:25

What would our solar system look like if visitors from other worlds took a series of pictures?

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2010-02-13 20:30:00

Twenty years ago on February 14, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft had sailed beyond the outermost planet in our solar system and turned its camera inward to snap a series of final images that would be its parting valentine to the string of planets it called home.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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