Latest Voyager program Stories
NASA's Deep Space Network personnel sent commands to the Voyager 2 spacecraft Nov. 4 to switch to the backup set of thrusters that controls the roll of the spacecraft.
At this very moment one of the fastest spacecraft ever launched -- NASA's New Horizons -- is hurtling through the void at nearly one million miles per day.
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A planetary scientist at the University of Arizona has determined Neptune's rotation.
NASA said Wednesday that Voyager 1 could cross over into the frontier of interstellar space at any time and much earlier than previously thought.
NASA said on Thursday that its Voyager spacecraft has helped to show that the edge of our solar system may not be smooth, but filled with a turbulent sea of magnetic bubbles.
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Observations from NASA's Voyager spacecraft, humanity's farthest deep space sentinels, suggest the edge of our solar system may not be smooth, but filled with a turbulent sea of magnetic bubbles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) While using a new computer model to analyze Voyager data, scientists found the sun's distant magnetic field is made up of bubbles approximately 100 million miles wide.
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 pm EDT on Thursday, June 9, to discuss a new computer model that shows the edge of our solar system is not smooth, but filled with a turbulent sea of magnetic bubbles.
One day, years from now--or maybe billions of years, no one knows--aliens might be surprised to run across an old spaceship from Earth.
Saturn's moon Pan -- Pan, the innermost known satellite, was found from photographs taken by Voyager during its encounter with Saturn. It was discovered by Mark R. Showalter in 1990, 9 years after the Voyager encounter. Pan is located 133,583 kilometers from the center of Saturn and is within the Encke Gap of Saturn's A-ring. It acts as a shepherd and is responsible for keeping the Encke gap open. It has a diameter of 20 kilometers. ----- Discovered by: Mark R. Showalter;...