Nightly News   |  September 12, 2013

To the galaxy and beyond: Voyager leaves our solar system

NASA says the Voyager 1 has gone farther than any other manmade object has gone in space. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> tonight nasa confirmed that after 36 years in space "voyager i" has left the solar system as we know it. that's farther than any manmade object has gone before, into interstellar space about 11 and a half billion miles away . nasa says just in case it runs into intelligent life it is carrying a gold-plated record with photos and songs from back on planet earth .