Voyager Scientists Disagree On Whether Craft Has Reached Interstellar Space

July 24, 2014 5:05 PM

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Voyager Scientists Disagree On Whether Craft Has Reached Interstellar Space

While some scientists on the Voyager 1 mission team are fairly certain that the spacecraft has left the sphere of our Sun’s influence and reached interstellar space, others aren’t so certain.

Despite the announcement in 2012 that Voyager had left the heliosphere and was now travelling in the space between the stars – and subsequent observations backing that up – there’s still some uncertainty about where the long-running satellite is.

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