Tough Decisions Loom as Voyager Just Keeps Going and Going…

The Cosmic Companion
Jul 9 · 5 min read
An artist’s concept of one of the Voyager spacecraft passing into the uncharted regions beyond our solar system. Image credit: NASA

Readings from the CRS aboard Voyager 2 clearly show where the spacecraft exited the heliosphere, entering interstellar space. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSFC

Following their encounters with Saturn, the two Voyager spacecraft each took radically different courses through the solar system. The pair are currently exploring the region of interstellar space for the first time in human history. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Former Jet Propulsion Laboratory Director Edward Stone, seen in front of a model of the Voyager spacecrafts in 2019. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The cover of the Voyager record, placed aboard each of the Voyager spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL

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James Maynard is the author of two books, and thousands of articles about space and science. E-mail: thecosmiccompanion@gmail.com

The Cosmic Companion

Exploring the wonders of the Cosmos, one mystery at a time