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.

Segment Guests

Ed Stone

Dr. Ed Stone is the former Mission Scientist for NASA’s Voyager mission, based at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

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About Christopher Intagliata

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