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25/08/2012 Voyager 1 spacecraft enters interstellar space

After completing its primary mission with the flyby of Saturn, Voyager 1 became the third of five artificial objects to achieve the escape velocity that will allow them to leave the Solar System. Voyager 1 also became the first spacecraft to cross the heliopause and enter the interstellar medium.


  • Essentials 

  • Mission background 

  • Mission profile 

  • Exit from the heliosphere 

  • Interstellar medium 

  • Future of the probe 

  • Golden record