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13/09/1994 Ulysses probe passes the Sun's south pole

Ulysses arrived at Jupiter for a swing-by maneuver that increased its inclination to the ecliptic by 80.2 degrees. The giant planet's gravity bent the spacecraft's flight path southward and away from the ecliptic plane. This put it into a final orbit around the Sun that would take it past the Sun's north and south poles.

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