News Archive / Tagged: Voyager 1
New Horizons spacecraft is now 50 AU from the SunLaurel KornfeldApril 22nd, 2021
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft achieved a major milestone on Saturday, April 17, when it reached a distance of 50 AU from the Sun.
Cosmic ray detection could mean Voyager 2 is close to interstellar spaceLaurel KornfeldOctober 6th, 2018
Now almost 11 billion miles (17.7 billion km) from Earth, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft has detected an increasing amount of cosmic rays that originate beyond our solar system, leading some scientists to believe the probe is on the verge of entering interstellar space.
New Horizons breaks Voyager 1’s record for most distant images from EarthLaurel KornfeldFebruary 10th, 2018
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft broke yet another record by capturing the most distant images from Earth, photographing an open star cluster along with several dwarf planets, Kuiper Belt Objects (KBOs) and centaurs with its Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI).
Our SpaceFlight Heritage: Voyager 1 – the Energizer BunnyJason RhianDecember 4th, 2017
The Energizer Bunny keeps going and going – and so does NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft. More to the point, so does the craft's thrusters. Over three-and-a-half decades after they were last fired, the probe's thrusters were successfully fired on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.