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Voyager 1 Beyond Solar Wind

December 14th, 2010 12:21 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

healeyb noted that Voyager 1 has now reached a distance from the sun where it is no longer able to detect solar wind. Launched in 1977 to get up close and personal with our solar system’s gas giants, scientists estimate that in another 4 years it will cross the heliosphere.

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