Voyager 1 Has Entered Interstellar Space, NASA Confirms Based on 3 Solar Eruption Events

July 9, 2014 6:36 PM

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After months of traveling through space, NASA has gathered enough data from the Voyager 1 probe to confirm the spacecraft is in interstellar space.

According to Space.com, NASA scientists made their conclusion based on a large solar eruption, also known as a coronal mass ejection (CME). NASA scientists measured the particles surrounding the Voyager 1 after the CME caused them to vibrate strongly.

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