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From: Dan Wright <dtwright_at_uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon May 12 13:00:00 2003

chris said:
> But this also brought to my attention something I had previously not
> know. That Voyager 1 and 2 were both launched at the same time. I had
> always thought 2 was years after 1 (I thought 2 was late 70's, and 1 was
> early 70's). I'm not sure why I thought that, maybe it was because it
> took a different course and was more recently in the news sending back
> data about the outer planets.

That's probably exactly why. They were sent on different courses so they
could look at different stuff. Voyager 2 is the more famous of the two, as I
recall, because it took all those neat-o pictures of Jupiter.

> -chris
> <http://www.mythtech.net>
- Dan Wright

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