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The Voyager Mission: Encounters With Saturn

Stone, E. C. (1983) The Voyager Mission: Encounters With Saturn. Journal of Geophysical Research A, 88 (A11). pp. 8639-8642. ISSN 0148-0227. doi:10.1029/JA088iA11p08639.

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The following reports summarize a number of post-Jupiter aspects of the first phase of the Voyager Mission, a major element in NASA's program of exploration of the outer planets. The objectives of this phase included comparative studies of the Jovian and Saturnian systems and studies of the inter-planetary medium at increasing distances from the sun. Scientific reports on the mission through the Jupiter encounters may be found in the Journal of Geophysical Research (86, 8123–8841, 1981). With the completion of the mission through Saturn and with both spacecraft continuing to function well, a second mission phase was added with the objectives of exploring Uranus and investigating the interplanetary medium to beyond 20 AU. The Uranus flyby has been chosen so that a third phase can include the exploration of Neptune and extend the investigation of the interplanetary medium to distances beyond 40 AU and at distances of more than 20 AU above the ecliptic.

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Additional Information:© 1983 by the American Geophysical Union. Manuscript Accepted: 22 Jul 1983. Manuscript Received: 17 Jun 1983. The Voyager Project is managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the California Institute of Technology under NASA contract NAS7-918 (formerly NAS7-1(0). The following individuals coauthored the initial Saturn reports in Science (212, 159- 243, 1981), with the additional authors indicated for Voyager 2 (Science, 215, 499-594, 1982): ISS: B. A. Smith, L. Soderblom, R. Beebe, J. Boyce, G. Briggs, A. Bunker, S. A. Collins, C. J. Hansen, T. V. Johnson, J. L. Mitchell, R. J. Terrile, M. Carr, A. F. Cook II, J. Cuzzi, J. B. Pollack, G. E. Danielson, A. Ingersoll, M. E. Davies, G. E. Hunt, H. Masursky, E. Shoemaker, D. Morrison, T. Owen, C. Sagan, J. Veverka, R. Strom, V. E. Suomi; Orbits: S. P. Synnott, C. F. Peters, B. A. Smith, L. A. Morabito; Voyager 2: R. Batson, P. Bridges, J. Inge. IRIS: R. Hanel, B. Conrath, F. M. Flasar, V. Kunde, W. Maguire, J. Pearl, J. Pirraglia, R. Samuelson, L. Herath, H. Allison, D. Cruikshank,D. Gautier, P. Gierasch, L. Hom, R. Koppany, D. Ponnamperuma. PPS: A. L. Lane, C. W. Hord, R. A. West, L. W. Esposito, D. L. Coffeen, M. Sato, K. E. Simmons, R. B. Pomphrey, R. B. Morris. UVS: A. L. Broadfoot, B. R. Sandel, D. E. Shemansky, J. B. Holberg, G. R. Smith, D. F. Strobel, J. C. McConnell, S. Kumar, D. M. Hunten, S. K. Atreya, T. M. Donahue, H. W. Moos, J. L. Bertaux, J. E. Blamont, R. B. Pomphrey, S. Linick. RSS: G. L. Tyler, V. R. Eshleman, J. D. Anderson, G. S. Levy, G. F. Lindal, G. E. Wood, T. A. Croft. MAG: N. F. Ness, M. H. Acuna, R. P. Lepping, J. E. P. Connerney, K. W. Behannon, L. F. Burlaga, F. M. Neubauer. PLS: H. S. Bridge, J. W. Belcher, A. J. Lazarus, S. Olbert, J. D. Sullivan, F. Bagenal, P. R. Gazis, R. E. Hartle, K. W. Ogilvie, J. D. Scudder, E. C. Sittler, A. Eviatar, G. L. Siscoe, C. K. Goertz, V. M. Vasyliunas; Voyager 2: R. L. McNutt. PWS: D. A. Gumett, W. S. Kurth, F. L. Scarf; Voyager 2: R. L. Poynter. PRA: J. W. Warwick, J. B. Pearce, D. R. Evans, T. D. Carr, J. J. Schauble, J. K. Alexander, M. L. Kaiser, M. D. Desch, B. M. Pedersen, A. Lecacheux, G. Daigne, A. Boischot, C. H. Barrow; Voyager 2: J. H. Romig, M. Aubier, Y. Leblanc. LECP: S. M. Krimigis, T. P. Armstrong, W. I. Axford, C. O. Bostrom, G. GloeckIer, E. P. Keath, L. J. Lanzerotti, J. F. Carbary, D. C. Hamilton, E. C. Roelof. CRS: R. E. Vogt, D. L. Chenette, A. C. Cummings, T. L. Garrard, E. C. Stone, A. W. Schardt, J. H. Trainor, N. Lal, F. B. McDonald.
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Official Citation:Stone, E. C. (1983), The Voyager Mission: Encounters with Saturn, J. Geophys. Res., 88(A11), 8639–8642, doi:10.1029/JA088iA11p08639.
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