Voyager 2 is a probe launched by NASA in 1977 to study and explore the outer planets in our solar system and beyond. Voyager 2 was launched along with Voyager 1 in 1977 with a few days gap. Voyager 2 becomes the second spacecraft to get into the interstellar space. Voyager 1 reached the interstellar space in 2012.
In September 1977 NASA launched a spacecraft “Voyager 1” into space. The objective was to take advantage of a special alignment of the outer planets in our solar system and beyond. Voyager 1 was launched along with Voyager 2 in 1977 with a few days gap. Voyager 1 became the first spacecraft to reach interstellar space.
It’s 21st century and we’re yet to travel to other stars. For example, the nearest star is Proxima Centauri, located over 4 light years away. FYI, the Voyager spacecraft, the most distant human objects ever built by humans, would need about 50,000 years to make that journey.Continue reading Sleeping All The Way To Space Is Human Hibernation Really Possible