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News Archive / Tagged: Voyagers

  • Interstellar probe could be successor to the Voyager missions

    Laurel KornfeldNovember 14th, 2021

    With Voyagers 1 and 2 set to run out of power in approximately a decade, NASA is considering a follow up interstellar probe that could last 50 to 100 years.

  • Voyager team working to keep 42-year-old probes operational

    Laurel KornfeldJuly 9th, 2019

    To keep NASA’s Voyager probes, launched 42 years ago to study the solar system’s gas giant planets, operational in interstellar space for as long as possible, mission scientists are making tough decisions to propel the spacecraft even further.

  • New Horizons may have detected hydrogen wall at solar system’s edge

    Laurel KornfeldAugust 16th, 2018

    NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, now on its way to its second target, may have detected evidence of a wall of hydrogen that scientists theorize exists at the boundary between the heliosphere, a bubble-like region influenced by the solar wind, and interstellar space.