Voyager 2 Goes Interstellar

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Jimmy Carter was seven months into his term as the 39th president of the U.S., the first “Star Wars” movie was in the theaters, and Elvis Presley had just died when NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft lifted off on Aug. 20, 1977, aboard a Titan-Centaur rocket from Cape Canaveral AFS for a five-year primary...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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