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Tag: Voyager Space Probes (NASA)

SUPAMONKS STUDIO: VOYAGER

Sent in 1977, the Voyager Golden Record was intended to introduce Humanity to possible beings in outer space. But centuries later, Voyager is back on Earth… Directed into the “Supa”Internship of Supamonks Studio, VOYAGER is a cool short-film that combines stop-motion with computer-generated animation.  

NASA JPL: Reflections on the Pale Blue Dot

Today is the 25th anniversary of the Pale Blue Dot photograph and here Ann Druyan, Carl Sagan’s co-author and widow, reflects on the meaning of Voyager’s “pale blue dot” image of Earth. When Voyager I turned around to take a photo of Earth on its way to Saturn.   Carl Sagan wrote the following about …

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NASA: Voyager 1 Experiences Three “Tsunami Waves” in Interstellar Space

Layers of intrigue: See how a Martian mountain inside of a crater came to be.  

PostPanic: Stardust

PostPanic director Mischa Rozema’s new short film, Stardust, is a story about Voyager 1 (the unmanned spacecraft launched in 1977 to explore the outer solar system). The probe is the furthest man-made object from the sun and witnesses unimaginable beauty and destruction. The film was triggered by the death of Dutch graphic designer Arjan Groot, …

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NASA: Sailing Past Neptune’s Moon Triton

Sail past Neptune’s moon Triton, with data obtained from NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1989. The historical footage has been restored and used to construct the best-ever global color map of the strange moon. The new Triton map has a resolution of 1,970 feet (600 meters) per pixel. The colors have been enhanced to bring …

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NASA: Voyager 1 is in Interstellar Space

Voyager 1 is a space probe launched by the US space agency NASA, on September 5, 1977 to study the outer Solar System and interstellar medium. NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has traveled beyond our solar bubble and has entered interstellar space. During this NASA Headquarters briefing, the Voyager team assessing the data determined the craft …

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