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05/09/1977 Voyager 1 probe is launched

The probe's objectives included flybys of Jupiter, Saturn, and Saturn's largest moon, Titan. In 1980, Voyager 1 became the third of five artificial objects to achieve the escape velocity that will allow them to leave the Solar System. In 2012, Voyager 1 became the first spacecraft to enter the interstellar space.


  • Essentials 

  • Mission background 

  • Mission profile 

  • Exit from the heliosphere 

  • Interstellar medium 

  • Future of the probe 

  • Golden record