Voyager 1

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Voyager 1
Voyager.jpg
Voyager 1, its extendit buims deployin instruments (richt) an RTGs (left). The gowen record, includit tae communicate wi extraterrestrials, is ablo the heich-gain antenna.
Mission type Ooter planetary, heliosphere, an interstellar medium sploration
Operator NASA / JPL
COSPAR ID 1977-084A[1]
SATCAT № 10321[2]
Wabsteid voyager.jpl.nasa.gov
Mission duration 36 years, 10 months and 23 days elapsed
Planetary mission: 3 years, 3 months, 9 days
Interstellar mission: 33 years, 7 months and 14 days elapsed (continuin)
Spacecraft properties
Manufacturer Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Launch mass 721.9 kilograms (1,592 lb)
Pouer 420 watts
Start of mission
Launch date September 5, 1977, 12:56:00 (1977-09-05UTC12:56Z) UTC
Rocket Titan IIIE
Launch steid Cape Canaveral LC-41
Flyby of Jupiter
Closest approach March 5, 1979
Distance 349,000 kilometers (217,000 mi)
Flyby of Saturn
Closest approach November 12, 1980
Distance 124,000 kilometers (77,000 mi)

Voyager 1 is a 722-kilogram (1,592 lb) space probe launched bi NASA on September 5, 1977 tae study the ooter Solar Seestem.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Voyager 1". NSSDC Master Catalog. NASA/NSSDC. Retrieved August 21, 2013. 
  2. "VOYAGER 1". N2YO. Retrieved August 21, 2013.