Astronomy Cast Ep. 199: The Voyager Program

Article written: 20 Sep , 2010
Updated: 20 Jan , 2016
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Voyager at Neptune

Launched in 1977, the twin Voyager spacecraft were sent to explore the outer planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Because of a unique alignment of the planets, Voyager 2 was the first spacecraft to ever make a close approach to Uranus and Neptune. Let’s take a look back at this amazing program, and see where the spacecraft are today.

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