PIA21739: Voyager 1's Launch Vehicle

Voyager 1’s Launch Vehicle


The Titan/Centaur-6 launch vehicle was moved to Launch Complex 41 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida to complete checkout procedures in preparation for launch. The photo is dated January 1977. This launch vehicle carried Voyager 1 into space on September 5, 1977.

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.

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 2017-07-05
Date in Caption 1977-09-05
Image Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/KSC
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA21739
Identifier PIA21739