NASA’s Voyager spacecraft are on a journey through the outer reaches of the Solar System and out into the Milky Way Galaxy. In the thousands, millions and even billions of years of travel, where will they go? What will they see?
Goodbye trusty Voyager! and will Jupiter ever become a star?
Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla & Heidi Hammel
Date: September 4, 2009 Title: Saturn’s Rings Do a Disappearing Trick Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: The Planetary Society www.planetary.org/blog Description: Today Earth crosses the plane of Saturn’s rings, a special event that happens only once every fifteen years. I’ll explain how ring plane crossings produce discoveries of moons, and why this year’s ring plane crossing […]
Date: August 26, 2009 Title: 20th Anniversary of Voyager 2 at Neptune Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe and Dr. Ed Stone Organization: None Description: In August 1989, the Voyager 2 spacecraft performed the first reconnaissance with the solar system’s outermost major planet, Neptune. Now, 20 years later, the Voyager mission Project Scientist, Dr. Ed Stone, joined me […]
Date: January 23, 2009 Title: Voyage Past the Sideways Planet Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: The Planetary Society Description: Twenty-three years ago tomorrow, Voyager 2 flew past Uranus. It’s still the only time we’ve ever seen the sideways planet and its retinue of moons up close. But the unique event received little public attention because, just […]