General Discussion Voyager Spacecraft Riding Out Interstellar 'Tsunamis'

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Voyager Spacecraft Riding Out Interstellar 'Tsunamis'

One might have expected NASA's Voyager 1, the first man-made object to leave the solar system, would have nothing but quiet, peaceful sojourning ahead of it. But it's actually been a rather bumpy ride.

Voyager has recently rode out three "tsunamis," massive interstellar shockwaves that spread through space.

Scientists measured the first shockwave from October to November 2012. The second was from April to May of 2013. And the third started in February of this year and is still going on.

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