Bye bye Voyager 1

At 17.4 billion km away from Earth, Voyager 1 is about to leave our solar system and enter interstellar space, the furthest a man made object has ever travelled. Incredibly, some 33 years after launch it is still sending information back to us.

Voyager 1
Voyager 1

full story here

This plaque is on the side of the space craft, and describes who we are and where we live:

Vogager 1 Plaque
Vogager 1 Plaque

Both Voyager 1 and 2 also carry golden records; containing a collection of greetings, sounds and images, full content here

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