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Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space: Instrument detects plasma density jump, confirming spacecraft has entered realm of the stars

Researchers report the spacecraft Voyager 2 has reached interstellar space, following Voyager 1's historic passage six years ago. In the study, the researchers note a jump in plasma density detected by a plasma wave instrument on the spacecraft as evidence Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space.

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