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Voyager 1: Encounter with SaturnThe history of the Voyager Project is reviewed as well as known facts about Saturn and its satellites. Important results of encounters with Jupiter are summarized. Scientific objectives of the flyby of Saturn involve the planet's atmosphere, rings, and magnetic field interactions with the solar wind and satellites. The search for additional satellites, and various aspects of Titan, Rhea, Dione, Mimas, Iapetus, Hyperion, and Enceladas are also of interest. The instruments developed to obtain these goals are described.
Document ID
19800025815
Document Type
Other - News Release/Speech
Authors
Panagakos, N. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Date Acquired
August 29, 2013
Publication Date
October 23, 1980
Subject Category
LUNAR AND PLANETARY EXPLORATION
Report/Patent Number
NASA-NEWS-RELEASE-80-159
P80-10167
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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