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Published by Clarion Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL7467456M
ISBN 100395696224
ISBN 109780395696224

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The Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft explored Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune before starting their journey toward interstellar space. Here you'll find some of those iconic images, including "The Pale Blue Dot" - famously described by Carl Sagan - and what are still the only up-close images of Uranus. Each book contains nonstop adventure, mysterious coded symbols and top secret files! Check out Voyagers HQ for a new planet report and an interactive game with each release. I have approximately 2,, novels stored in my memory banks, but my favorite six are The Voyagers saga! Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken on February 14, , by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers ( billion miles, AU), as part of that day's Family Portrait series of images of the Solar System. The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, all action-adventure. And you don’t have long to wait—six books are coming all in one year! Earth is in danger! The only thing that can save our planet are six essential elements that can.

Audio Book You don't need to be a robot to learn about the fascinating realm beyond our solar system (but it helps - robots are super smart). Touch Click on the planets below to learn about them, and don't forget to check out their sweet spaceship too! Apr 28,  · Jimmy Carter was president, Star Wars was the top-grossing film, and NASA was preparing to launch the two Voyager probes to the outer planets. Like Pioneer 10 and 11 before them, Voyager 1 and 2 would fly by the gas giants and, after a frenzy of data-taking, slingshot out of the solar system. These spacecraft were to become interstellar. Feb 05,  · Voyager 1 had captured images of six of the seven planets targeted as well as the Sun. About the Photographer. Voyager 1 was launched Sept. 5, , just days after its twin — Voyager 2 — on Aug. Because it was on a faster route to the mission's first encounter, at Jupiter, Voyager 1 overtook Voyager 2 on Dec. 15, Dec 10,  · Voyager 2, despite its name, was the first of two twin probes NASA launched in to explore the outer planets of our solar system. While Voyager 1 .

Aug 15,  · NASA Voyager 1 & 2 Owners' Workshop Manual - onwards (VGR to VGR, including Pioneer 10 & 11): An insight into the history, technology, mission planning and operation of NASA's deep-space probes sent to study the outer planets and beyond/5. Voyager 2 is a space probe launched by NASA on August 20, , to study the outer nuamooreaid.com of the Voyager program, it was launched 16 days before its twin, Voyager 1, on a trajectory that took longer to reach Jupiter and Saturn but enabled further encounters with Uranus and Neptune. It is the only spacecraft to have visited either of these two ice giant nuamooreaid.comor: NASA / JPL. An artist's illustration showing where Voyager 1 and the planets were when the spacecraft took the iconic "Pale Blue Dot" image. Mike Wall's book about the search for alien life, "Out There. Voyager 1 & 2. The Twins. Seen here is a full-scale model of one of the twin Voyager spacecraft, which was sent to explore the giant outer planets in our solar system. Voyager 2 was launched August 20, followed by the launch of Voyager 1 sixteen days later.