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13/06/1983 Pioneer 10 leaves the solar system

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Jupiter A Clearer Picture - NASA Pioneer 10 video

Pioneer 10 is the first American space probe to complete a mission to the planet Jupiter. It is also the first artificial object to achieve the escape velocity necessary to leave our Solar System, though it has been followed by another four manmade probes since. It’s primary objective was to explore plane Jupiter and its moon, Ganymede.
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