This is superb news. We have finely left the confines of our solar system, and it just took, oh, a little over 30 years. Hope some alien species get in contact with the probe and know that we humans are intelligent.
A NASA space probe launched in 1977 is about to become the first manmade object to travel beyond the solar system, scientists report.
- Voyager 1 Heads Into Uncharted Territory (longnow.org)
- Voyager 1 at the Final Frontier (spacefellowship.com)
- NASA’s Voyager 1 probe nears the edge of the Solar System and the Final Frontier (clarksvilleonline.com)
- Voyager 1 at the final frontier (phys.org)
- NASA’s Voyager 1 Probe Poised to Leave Solar System (space.com)