Voyager 1 finally crosses into interstellar space

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CBS News - 9/12/13, William Harwood


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Voyager 1 has bid a fond farewell to our solar system. (NASA)


"In leaving the (solar system) and setting sail on the cosmic seas between the stars, Voyager has joined the other historic journeys of exploration such as the first circumnavigation of the Earth and the first footprint on the moon," said Voyager project scientist Ed Stone.

"This historic step is even more exciting because it marks the beginning of a new era of exploration for Voyager, the exploration of the space between the stars."

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