Saturn Archive

NASA: 35 Years On, Voyager's Legacy Continues at Saturn

An update on the Voyager exploration program of Saturn from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Saturn, with its alluring rings and numerous moons, has long fascinated stargazers and scientists. After an initial flyby of Pioneer 11 in 1979, humanity got a second, much closer look at this complex planetary system in the early 1980s through the eyes of NASA’s twin Voyager spacecraft. …