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This illustration shows the position of NASA's Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 probes, outside of the heliosphere, a protective bubble created by the Sun that extends well past the orbit of Pluto. Voyager 1 exited the heliosphere in August 2012. Voyager 2 exited at a different location in November 2018. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space

For the second time ever, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe currently has exited the heliosphere...
This graphic shows the position of the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 probes relative to the heliosphere, a protective bubble created by the Sun that extends well past the orbit of Pluto. Voyager 1 crossed the heliopause, or the edge of the heliosphere, in 2012. Voyager 2 is still in the heliosheath, or the outermost part of the heliosphere.Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA’s Voyager 2 could be nearing interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 probe, which is traveling through the outermost layer of the heliosphere, has detected an increase in cosmic rays that originate outside...

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