PIA17464: Voyager 1 Launch (1977)

Voyager 1 Launch (1977)


This photograph from Sept. 5, 1977, shows the launch of NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft from NASA's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Background Info:

The Voyager spacecraft were built and continue to be operated by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in Pasadena, Calif. Caltech manages JPL for NASA. The Voyager missions are a part of NASA's Heliophysics System Observatory, sponsored by the Heliophysics Division of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

For more information about Voyager, visit http://www.nasa.gov/voyager and http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov .

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
System Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Target Type Planet
Mission Voyager
Instrument Host Voyager 1
Host Type Flyby Spacecraft
Extra Keywords Grayscale
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2013-09-19
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/KSC
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA17464
Identifier PIA17464