News tagged with heliosphere

Related topics:

The Stars My Destination

The Voyager spacecraft are now in the outermost layer of the heliosphere, traveling toward interstellar space - the first man-made spacecraft to travel such a vast distance from Earth.

dateNov 10, 2009 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 2

Voyager 2 to switch to backup thruster set

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Deep Space Network personnel sent commands to the Voyager 2 spacecraft Nov. 4 to switch to the backup set of thrusters that controls the roll of the spacecraft. Confirmation was received ...

dateNov 07, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 42

Cosmic Rays Hit Space Age High

(PhysOrg.com) -- Planning a trip to Mars? Take plenty of shielding. According to sensors on NASA's ACE (Advanced Composition Explorer) spacecraft, galactic cosmic rays have just hit a Space Age high.

dateSep 29, 2009 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 4