PIA21742: Voyager 2 Preparing for Launch

Voyager 2 Preparing for Launch


NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft, encapsulated within its payload fairing, is seen on August 5, 1977. It launched atop the Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on August 20, 1977, at 10:29 a.m. local time.

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 Grayscale
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2017-07-05
Date in Caption 1977-08-05 1977-08-20
Image Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA21742
Identifier PIA21742