Home >> Previous Page >> News Item

 
 
 
 
 


 
Voyager 1 exits solar system, takes Bach with it
  New news | Editor's pick | Popular news  
 
 

Voyager 1 exits solar system, takes Bach with it

Voyager 1, the NASA space probe that left Earth in 1977, has officially exited the solar system and is now the first manmade object to enter interstellar space. And it took with it classical music.

NASA on Thursday made the big announcement that the probe, which is 12 billion miles from the sun, probably left the solar system a year ago.

Among the objects Voyager 1 is carrying as it travels toward deep space is the so-called "Golden Record" -- a 12-inch gold-plated copper disk that contains greetings, images, sounds and recordings of music intended to be heard by extraterrestrial intelligence. 

CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE TO READ


 
Tell A Friend Preview
 
  Tags:   Audio    CAFE    People in the News    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY    Voyager 1    Solar System    Interstellar Space    Golden Record    Bach
 

 
   
 

Classical Music | Classical Music Video | Orchestra | Classical Musician | Concert Hall | Violin | Cello | Piano | Symphony | Viola | Concerto | Philharmonic | Opera Singers | Music Lesson | Choir | Concert Band | Music Teacher Directory

 
My City    Return to CMC    Video    Audio    Classifieds    Auditions    Jobs    Events    Articles    Blogs    Meet    Links    Search