PIA21727: Voyager 2 in Launch Vehicle

Voyager 2 in Launch Vehicle


The Voyager 2 spacecraft, encapsulated within its payload fairing, is seen in August 1977, as it was being hoisted upward for attachment to its launch vehicle at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Background Info:

Voyager is managed for NASA by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.

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 2
Host Type Flyby Spacecraft
Extra Keywords Color
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2017-07-05
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/KSC
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA21727
Identifier PIA21727