ERIC Number: ED312131
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Voyage to Jupiter.
Morrison, David; Samz, Jane
This publication illustrates the features of Jupiter and its family of satellites pictured by the Pioneer and the Voyager missions. Chapters included are: (1) "The Jovian System" (describing the history of astronomy); (2) "Pioneers to Jupiter" (outlining the Pioneer Mission); (3) "The Voyager Mission"; (4) "Science and Scientsts" (listing 11 science investigations and the scientists in the Voyager Mission); (5) "The Voyage to Jupiter--Getting There" (describing the launch and encounter phase); (6) "The First Encounter" (showing pictures of Io and Callisto); (7) "The Second Encounter: More Surprises from the 'Land' of the Giant" (including pictures of Ganymede and Europa); (8) "Jupiter--King of the Planets" (describing the weather, magnetosphere, and rings of Jupiter); (9) "Four New Worlds" (discussing the nature of the four satellites); and (10) "Return to Jupiter" (providing future plans for Jupiter exploration). Pictorial maps of the Galilean satellites, a list of Voyager science teams, and a list of the Voyager management team are appended. Eight technical and 12 non-technical references are provided as additional readings. (YP)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Astronomy, Satellites (Aerospace), Science Materials, Science Programs, Scientific Research, Scientists, Space Exploration, Space Sciences
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 ($9.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.
Identifiers: Jupiter; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Voyager Mission
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