solar system http://news.stlpublicradio.org en After 35 Years, Voyager Nears Edge Of Solar System http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/after-35-years-voyager-nears-edge-solar-system The Voyager 1 spacecraft's 35th anniversary is proving to be unexpectedly exciting, as scientists gathered this week to examine new hints that the spacecraft is on the verge of leaving our solar system.<p>Voyager 1 is now more than 11 billion miles away from Earth. It blasted off in September 1977, on a mission to Jupiter and Saturn. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 20:17:32 +0000 Nell Greenfieldboyce 4503 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org After 35 Years, Voyager Nears Edge Of Solar System