The first picture of the Earth and its moon in a single frame

Earlier this month, NASA released this unprecedented clip of the Moon orbiting Earth. The footage reminded me of another image captured more than thirty years ago by Voyager 1 when it was still just 7.25-million miles from Earth: the first photo to feature Earth and its moon, in their entirety, in the same frame. »12/23/13 4:20pm12/23/13 4:20pm

Voyager 1 outlives the magnificent death of the sun in this mesmerizing CG short

Production studio PostPanic and director Mischa Rozema crafted this gorgeous bit of artificial space porn, Stardust, in memory of graphic designer Arjan Groot, who passed away in 2011. It envisions the journey of Voyager 1 as it moves ever farther from our sun and continues well beyond the lifespan of humanity. »2/03/13 12:30pm2/03/13 12:30pm

NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft enters an unexplored region of space: The Magnetic Highway

NASA's Voyager 1 is the most far-flung object ever launched, having spent the last 35 years putting upwards of 11-billion miles between itself and the Sun, soaring through space at speeds approaching 11 miles per second. Now, the Agency reports that Voyager has entered an entirely new region of space at the fringes of… »12/04/12 11:20am12/04/12 11:20am

NASA says the Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered into an unprecedented region of space

Voyager 1 has been steadily working its way out of the solar system, and it now appears to have entered into a completely new region of space. NASA says it'll only be a matter of time before the spacecraft exits the solar system completely, becoming the first human-made object to enter interstellar space. »6/15/12 3:20pm6/15/12 3:20pm

NASA's Voyager 1 has reached the very fringes of our solar system, and is preparing to leave for good

When NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida in 1977, its primary mission was to explore Jupiter and Saturn, the largest planets in our solar system. On November 16, 1980, the spacecraft captured this photograph of Saturn from a distance of just 5.3-million kilometers. »12/08/11 7:30pm12/08/11 7:30pm