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Voyager 1 Spacecraft News Conference

NASA scientists are holding a news conference to announce confirmation that the Voyager 1 space probe, launched in 1977, has left the solar system.

The spacecraft has travelled over 11 billion miles (18 billion km) from Earth and has become the first human-produced object to enter interstellar space.

  • 12 Sep 2013
  • From the section World