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20/08/1977 Voyager 2 probe is launched

The probe visited Jovian system in 1979, Saturnian system in 1981, Uranian system in 1986 and Neptunian system in 1989. Voyger 2 became fourth of the five man-made objects to achieve the escape velocity that allows them to leave the Solar System. Currently (august 2019), it is moving at a velocity over 15 000 kilometres per second.

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