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The Farthest

Launched in 1977, NASA’s epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

The Farthest -- Voyager in Space

1h 37m

Launched in 1977, NASA’s epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

Episodes

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    The Farthest -- Voyager in Space

    1h 37m

    Launched in 1977, NASA’s epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

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    Second Genesis

    18m 26s

    Are we on the brink of a discovery that will rewrite the story of life as we know it? Second Genesis follows planetary scientist Carolyn Porco as she explores the scientific quest to find life beyond Earth, and makes the case for Saturn’s moon Enceladus—with its plumes of water vapor and evidence of hydrothermal vents in a liquid ocean—as the most promising place to look.

Extras + Features

  • The Golden Record: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Golden Record

    30s

    Producer Timothy Ferris and designer John Lomberg describe Voyager’s Golden Record.

  • Jupiter Encounter: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jupiter Encounter

    1m 29s

    Imaging science team leader Brad Smith, Voyager chief scientist Ed Stone, and imaging scientist Rich Terrile reveal the story behind Voyager’s historic Jupiter flyby.

  • Is There Anybody Out There?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Is There Anybody Out There?

    1m 21s

    Voyager engineer Charlie Kohlhase, planetary scientist Heidi Hammel and imaging scientist Carolyn Porco discuss the probability of finding intelligent life in space.

  • Earth in a Sunbeam: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Earth in a Sunbeam

    1m 13s

    Carl Sagan describes the famous pale blue dot photograph of Earth that Voyager took on Valentine’s Day, 1990.

  • Interstellar Space: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Interstellar Space

    38s

    Jim Bell, author of “The Interstellar Age,” describes the day Voyager 1 ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

  • The Farthest Official Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Farthest Official Trailer

    2m 29s

    Launched in 1977, NASA’s epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

  • The Farthest 30-Second Tease: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Farthest 30-Second Tease

    30s

    Launched in 1977, NASA’s epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

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