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    Voyager 2 is the only spacecraft to study all four of the solar system's giant planets up close. It is now exploring the solar wind and the sun's magnetic field dominate space but on September 2007 it crossed the termination shock it's where the speed of the solar wind drops below the speed of sound at 84 au twice the distance to Pluto. The purpose was to study huge planets, but now its to study solar wind. Voyager 2 was designed to take advantage of a rare planetary alignment to explore the solar system. Voyager 2 was located on Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.Voyager 2 was also was designed to study the edge of our solar system beyond the planets. The Voyager 2 was the innovation because the first didn't go so well but this one did…

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    human curiosity and ambition has combined over the years to advance our pursuit the discovery of new astronomical findings. One such ongoing effort is the Voyager Program. Two space probes, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, were launched in the late 1970s to collect data about our solar system. Voyager 2 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center on August 20, 1977. Voyager 1 was also launched from the Kennedy Space Center 15 days after Voyager 2 on September 5, 1977. The reason for the seemingly…

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    Voyager 1 Introduction Space exploration is complex. Scientists study the space in steps. Each step presents new discoveries, which make the scientists to rethink and restructure their exploration program. It is because of this that space exploration is full of historical programs, which have been in use to explore the universe up to a certain level. Each space exploration program is identified with specific equipment it used in its era. Development of these equipments uses the best available…

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    Origins The Voyager program began in the 1965 with Gary Flandro’s discovery of a rare planetary alignment of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune that would occur in 1977. This alignment occurs only once every 175 years. The Grand Tour as the program was called had launch windows between 1976 and 1980. The original idea of the Grand Tour was to send four probes to ultimately visit every planet in our outer solar system. In 1971 funding for the Grand Tour program was canceled in the 1973 NASA…

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    In the year 1800, 13-year-old Pierre La Page never imagined he would be leaving his home (Montreal) to paddle 2,400 miles across the lakes of Cape Cod, but when his father suffers an accident it will be up to him to quit school and take his father’s brutal job as a voyager for The Northwest Company. Worried for her son’s life Pierre’s mother might never see him again because of the brutal waters, crashing waves, and lack of food and water, Pierre’s courage will keep on pushing him to make his…

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    It was a particularly cold, frisky night in Saturn. We have been in the rings of Saturn on our enemies ship for god knows how long. Our commander, Cayde, at tower Earth sent the Fireteam to Saturn to capture the Taken King. The Taken King, was the biggest plague the system has ever seen. If the Fireteam shut down the Taken King, they ended all of the battle between the Taken and the Vanguards that took place all over the Solar System. It was the Hunter, Titan, and the Warlock. They were…

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    Jupiter Research Paper

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    Jupiter the biggest planet in our solar system! It is the 5th planet from the sun. It is the 4th brightest planet. Jupiter was first discovered by Pioneer 10. After Pioneer 11, Voyager 1, Voyager 2, and Ulysses visited Jupiter. Jupiter is mostly made up of gases. Jupiter has a combination of hydrogen and helium. With traces of water, Methane, Ammonia and rock. Jupiter has a similar composition to Saturn but Jupiter most likely has a core of rocky material. Jupiter has a mass 1.8986*10(27)…

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    that after the first pilgrimage, more are likely to follow. The student received two points from part A and six points from part B for a total of eight points. Sample 2: The student was asked to define core-periphery, distance-decay and child migration in part A. One point for each definition could have been awarded to the student. Sample 2 student did not accurately describe core-periphery and did not get the point for part A number 1; the student described an economic situation in a central…

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    girls have the looks that boys want, do the boys have the looks these girls want? Who knows, back to looking at my water spot, is it dry yet? Glancing over at the rest of the crowd, I now see everyone’s appearance is based on what we see in magazines and films, our looks have become everything, I see most of the boys and girls have put in an effort to look good, I even look at my brother and notice he has put hair gel in, last night he was arguing about having a shower never mind thinking about…

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    It is about recognizing those annoyances and deciding how “you” want to handle them. This _____________________ seems to do this thing that annoy me every day. - Yes there might be more than 1 and yet it has to begin somewhere. 1. 2. 3. Will annoyance number 1 make a major difference in my life next year? If the answer is yes, what differences will it make? Will annoyance number 2 make a major difference in my life next year? If the answer is yes, what differences will it make? Will…

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