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Voyager heads toward outer planets 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 20 1977)


Video: 'Voyager 2 Spacecraft Reaches 35 Years Old'

(Saturday, August 20, 1977, 14:29:00 UTC)Voyager 2, an unmanned spacecraft built to study the outer planets, was launched today at Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying a 12-inch copper phonograph record containing greetings in dozens of languages, samples of music and sounds of nature. Continue reading Voyager heads toward outer planets 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 20 1977)