The Farthest Voyager in Space

The Farthest Voyager in Space

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:00pm - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:00am

Learn how NASA’s epic Voyager missions, launched in 1977, revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and their dazzling moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

With participation from more than 20 of the original and current mission scientists, engineers and team members, The Farthest Voyager in Space tells captivating tales of one of humanity’s greatest achievements in exploration. From supermarket aluminum foil added at the last minute to protect the craft from radiation; to the near disasters at launch; to the emergency maneuvers to fix a crucial frozen instrument platform, viewers get a sense of how difficult—and rewarding—space exploration can be. 

 

Local support provided by: 

          The Village at Unity


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