35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars
By: ALICIA CHANG - The Associated Press
The Associated PressVOYAGER 1: This artists rendering provided by NASA shows the Voyager spacecraft. Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars. Sooner or later, the workhorse spacecraft will bid adieu to the solar system and enter a new realm of space — the fir...
The Associated PressJUPITER MOON IO: An image taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft showing a volcanic plume on the Jupiter moon Io is shown. Launched in 1977, the twin spacecraft are exploring the edge of the solar system. Voyager 1 is poised to cross into interstellar space.