NJIT Newsroom tagged with "heliosphere" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Physicist's Voyager I Work Makes Space History: Probe Leaves Our Heliosphere, Sends Back Data on Sun's Outermost Sphere http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-129.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-129.phpWed, 05 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -0500 When the Voyager I space craft was launched more than 26 years ago, it carried an instrument designed to analyze the charged particles it encountered in space. That included particles around the outer planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Pluto as well as those in the interplanetary medium.

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