Voyager 1 Enters Interstellar Space
Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 traveled past Jupiter and Saturn and is now more than 11.66 billion miles (18.67 billion kilometers) from the Sun, becoming the first spacecraft to enter interstellar space.
Learn more from these websites:
- National Geographic News: Voyager I Leaves the Solar System, NASA Confirms
- CNN: Voyager 1 becomes first human-made object to leave solar system
- For information on both Voyager missions, visit NASA's Voyager site