VOYAGER 1

Launch Details
Launched 4 September 1977
Flight ended
Status Extended mission
Destination Solar System Escape Orbit
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 10321
COSPAR ID 1977-084A
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Timeline

1977 Sep 5 Launch from Cape Canaveral SLC-41
1979 Mar 5 Flyby of Jupiter (closest approach)
1980 Nov 12 Flyby of Saturn (closest approach)
1980 Nov 12 Flyby of Titan
1990 Feb 14 Pale Blue Dot photograph taken
1998 Feb 17 Became the most distant spacecraft from Earth, overtaking Pioneer 10
2004 Dec 15 Spacecraft entered the Sun's heliosheath (estimated date)
2010 Dec 13 Spacecraft confirmed to have passed the outer boundary of the solar wind
2011 Dec 1 Detection of the first Lyman-alpha radiation originating from the Milky Way galaxy
2012 Aug 25 Spacecraft crossed the Sun's heliopause (estimated date)
2013 Mar 15 Spacecraft entered interstellar space (estimated date)

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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