Voyager 1

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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 teepOoter planetary, heliosphere, an interstellar medium sploration
OperatorNASA / JPL
COSPAR ID1977-084A[1]
SATCAT no.10321[2]
Wabsteixvoyager.jpl.nasa.gov
Mission duration42 years and 8 months elapsed
Planetary mission: 3 years, 3 months, 9 days
Interstellar mission: 39 years, 4 months and 21 days elapsed (continuin)
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerJet Propulsion Laboratory
Launch mass721.9 kilograms (1,592 lb)
Pouer420 watts
Stairt o mission
Launch dateSeptember 5, 1977, 12:56:00 (1977-09-05UTC12:56Z) UTC
RocketTitan IIIE
Launch steidCape Canaveral LC-41
Fleebi o Jupiter
Closest approachMarch 5, 1979
Distance349,000 kilometers (217,000 mi)
Fleebi o Saturn
Closest approachNovember 12, 1980
Distance124,000 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.