Mapping Voyager 1's 36-Year Trek Through Space

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Launched Sept. 5, 1977, the stalwart Voyager 1 spacecraft has been Earth's most distant ambassador since 1998.

Now approximately 11.8 billion miles away, Voyager 1 continues its lonesome trek through the heliosheath, a transitional region that borders interstellar space.

To celebrate Voyager's accomplishments and enduring legacy, we've charted some of the spacecraft's biggest moments.

Read more: http://on.mash.to/1g2O4I2

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