Humanity Leaves the Solar System — 35 Years Later, Voyager Offically Exits the Heliosphere
A spacecraft launched from Earth has now exited our solar system. That is truly incredible.
Thirty-five years after its launch, Voyager 1 appears to have travelled beyond the influence of the Sun and exited the heliosphere, according to a new study appearing online today.
The heliosphere is a region of space dominated by the Sun and its wind of energetic particles, and which is thought to be enclosed, bubble-like, in the surrounding interstellar medium of gas and dust that pervades the Milky Way galaxy.
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