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09/07/1979 Voyager 2 flies past Jupiter

Voyager 2 is a space robot released into space by NASA. Its mission is to study the outer planets. Voyager came within 570,000 km of the Jupiter’s cloud tops, discovering a few rings around it. It also discovered an active volcanic activity on Io, the innermost of the 4 Galilean moons of the Jupiter.

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