Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars.

Sooner or later, the workhorse spacecraft will bid adieu to the solar system and enter a new realm of space – the first time a man-made object will have escaped to the other side.

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Guldskivan som bla innehåller Mozart, valsång och ljudet av löv i vinden. Bild: NASA
The golden disc with Mozart, whalesong and the sound of leaves blowing in the wind. Maybe someone far away in the future will be able to hear this and other sounds from distant earth. Picture: NASA