|GN29865 SCIENCE: Voyager nears edge of solar system iGraphic|
October 11, 2012 -- Space probe Voyager 1 may have left our solar system -- crossing the heliopause boundary into interstellar space -- marking a historic moment in the history of space exploration. One of two spacecraft launched in 1977 to explore the outer planets, Voyager 1 is more than 18.3 billion kilometres from Earth. Interactive graphic shows Voyager 1, solar system and heliosphere. plus latest data on mission.