NASA Confirms Voyager 1 Has Left Solar System

The U.S. space agency, NASA, has officially confirmed what others have suspected for some time: The Voyager 1 spacecraft is the “first human-made object to venture into interstellar space.”

NASA said the probe, which was launched 36 years ago, is 19 billion kilometers away from the sun.

“Now that we have new, key data, we believe this is mankind’s historic leap into interstellar space,” said Ed Stone, Voyager project scientist based at the California Institute of Technology, …

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