PIA22915: Voyager 2 Spacecraft Instruments

Voyager 2 Spacecraft Instruments


This illustration of NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft shows the location of the onboard science instruments that are still operating : the magnetometer, the cosmic ray subsystem, the plasma science experiment, the low-energy charged particle instrument and the antennas used by the plasma wave subsystem.

Background Info:

The Voyager spacecraft were built by JPL, which continues to operate both. JPL is a division of Caltech in Pasadena. California. The Voyager missions are a part of the NASA Heliophysics System Observatory, sponsored by the Heliophysics Division of the Science Mission Directorate in Washington. For more information about the Voyager spacecraft, visit https://www.nasa.gov/voyager and https://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 2018-12-10
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA22915
Identifier PIA22915