The nearest form of extraterrestrial life in the solar system may be "only" a billion miles away.
What a difference a bit makes. NASA engineers believe they have traced the cause of Voyager 2's gibberish to single bit in the spacecraft's memory.
Taller and wider than the Saturn V, the Nova rocket was designed to generate 12 million pounds of thrust. Too bad it never launched.
What would an extraterrestrial make of music and mathematics? And how much of a connection exists between the beats that stir our brain and the number patterns that underline reality?
NASA's 34-year-old Voyager 1 spacecraft may be getting its first taste of interstellar waters beyond our sun's familiar shores.
The 35-year-old probe hasn't quite entered interstellar space, but has entered a "magnetic highway" before it breaks free of the heliosphere.
As the Voyager 1 probe begins its interstellar sojourn, the mission has revealed a mysterious characteristic of the outermost boundary of the solar system.
Voyager 1, the spacecraft that launched on a tour of the solar in 1977, is getting ready to enter interplanetary space -- what a journey it's had!