Published on Mar 27, 2013
Has Voyager 1 left the solar system or not? Scientists seem to have a new answer every other day. And for that matter, where will the historic space probe go once it exists our solar system? Trace looks the skies, and more importantly to science to find out.
"Where's the Edge of the Solar System? It's Complicated..."
"If you thought finding a definition for Pluto was contentious, try defining the edge of the solar system."
"Voyager: The Interstellar Mission"
"The mission objective of the Voyager Interstellar Mission (VIM) is to extend the NASA exploration of the solar system beyond the neighborhood of the outer planets to the outer limits of the Sun's sphere of influence, and possibly beyond."
"Voyager I cruising on a 'magnetic highway'"
"Scientists believe this is the final region the spacecraft has to cross before reaching interstellar space."
"What is outside the boundary of the Solar System?"
"The heliosphere in which we live is the volume of space dominated by our Sun and the solar wind."
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