From a purely scientific perspective, there isn't much to expect from Voyager 1 in the future. The probe is not heading towards any particular star. The closest it will come to the first star it encounters will be about 1.6 light-years -- and that will not happen for another 40,000 years.
I had summited Everest in honor of other LGBTQ youth who face discrimination and harassment, and also to send a message: You can do it. Find your Everest. Find it and climb it and stand on top and exult in the sun rising over the vast horizon.
Merely inviting a more diverse audience to enjoy the outdoors is a great start but it seems likely that having more role models for diverse populations would help others accept these kinds of invitations more readily.
The mountain climbing former Republican governor of New Mexico now wants to climb this country's ultimate political Everest. And he wants the voting public to believe that, as a third party candidate, he can succeed.
As a tourist in Lhasa 24 years ago, Blake Kerr witnessed Chinese soldiers and police massacring unarmed Tibetans, inspiring him to begin documenting the underside of China's military occupation of Tibet.
There are big books that you buy for people you don't completely care about -- gift books, coffee table books. And then there are books like Mountain, books that cost you something to look through, books that repay the effort.