Are We There Yet? Voyager 1 Finally Answers ‘Yes’

11:49 minutes

For years, scientists have been anticipating the spacecraft Voyager 1’s exit from the solar system. So far, it’s been difficult to tell. But this week scientists announced that, at long last, they have proof that Voyager has punched through to interstellar space. Voyager chief scientist Ed Stone joins to talk about the mission’s final frontier.

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Ed Stone

Ed Stone is chief scientist for Voyager and a physics professor at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.

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About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata is Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.