NASA’s intrepid Voyager 2 probe crosses into interstellar space

The position of NASA's Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 probes, outside of the heliosphere, a protective bubble created by the Sun that extends well past the orbit of Pluto, is shown in this NASA/JPL-Caltech illustration obtained from NASA in Washington, DC, U.S., December 10, 2018. Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Voyager 2, a NASA probe launched in 1977 and designed for just a five-year mission, has become only the second human-made object to enter interstellar space as it continues its marathon trek billions of miles (km) from Earth, scientists said on Monday. Data from instruments aboard the spacecraft showed it crossed the […]

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