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  Voyager program - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Voyager is also the name of a planned series of unmanned probes to Mars, cancelled in 1968.
Voyager was actually a scaled back version of the Grand Tour program of the late 1960s and early 1970s to send a pair of probes to fly by all the outer planets (scaled back because of budget cuts).
Voyager 1 and Pioneer 10 are also the most widely-separated man made objects in the Universe because they are travelling in roughly opposite directions from the sun.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Voyager_program   (1628 words)

 Voyager 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
If Voyager 1 is still functioning when it finally passes the heliopause, scientists will get their first direct measurements of the conditions in the interstellar medium.
Voyager 1 had as its primary targets the planets Jupiter and Saturn and their associated moons and rings; its current mission is the detection of the heliopause and particle measurements of solar wind and the interstellar medium.
Both Voyager probes are powered by three radioisotope thermoelectric generators, which have far outlasted their originally intended lifespan, and are now expected to continue to generate enough power to keep communicating with Earth until at least around the year 2030.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Voyager_1   (1338 words)

Voyager 2 was launched first, on August 20, 1977, followed by Voyager 1, which was put on a faster, shorter trajectory to Jupiter on September 5, 1977.
Voyager 1 made a startling discovery; it found nine active volcanoes erupting on Io, the innermost of Jupiter's four major moons.
Voyager 2's "family portrait" illustrates the vastness of the solar system and the huge expanses of emptiness that lie between the outer planets.
www.solarviews.com /eng/voyager.htm   (1048 words)

 Voyager Encyclopedia Articles @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Voyager continues the themes presented in the original Star Trek series and Star Trek: The Next Generation, such as explorations of space and of the human condition.
Voyager 's ratings declined throughout its run, yet like The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine before it (and unlike Enterprise, which came after), it aired for seven full seasons.
Voyager's Chef, diplomatic adviser and morale officer, close to the end of the series Neelix becomes Ambassador for Starfleet in the Delta Quadrant.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/Star_Trek:_Voyager   (2270 words)

 Voyager Saturn Science Summary
Voyager 1 found that about 7 percent of the volume of Saturn's upper atmosphere is helium (compared with 11 percent of Jupiter's atmosphere), while almost all the rest is hydrogen.
When the Voyagers flew past, the season on Titan was the equivalent of mid-April and early May on Earth, or early spring in the northern hemisphere and early fall in the south.
Voyager 2 detected Jupiter's magnetotail as the spacecraft approached Saturn in the winter and early spring of 1981.
www.solarviews.com /eng/vgrsat.htm   (3246 words)

NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft are beaming back new information about the final frontier of our solar system, including evidence of "potholes" in the turbulent zone near the edge.
Had Titan not been successful, Voyager 2 would have followed its in the footsteps of its twin, and the Uranus and Neptune encounters would not have been possible.
Voyager 1 discovered three satellites, a dynamic and complex ring structure with ring spokes, shepherding moons and far more structure than had been previously imagined.
voyager.jpl.nasa.gov   (371 words)

 Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Voyager 2 was launched first from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on August 20, 1977; Voyager 1 was launched on a faster, shorter trajectory on September 5, 1977.
Voyager 1 made its closest approach to Jupiter on March 5, 1979, and Voyager 2 followed with its closest approach occurring on July 9, 1979.
Voyager 1's flight path at Saturn bent it up and away from the ecliptic, the plane in which most planets orbit the Sun.
www.jpl.nasa.gov /missions/current/voyager.html   (422 words)

 NASA - Voyager Enters Solar System's Final Frontier
Voyager 1 is traveling a lot and has crossed into the heliosheath, the region where interstellar gas and solar wind start to mix.
The strongest evidence that Voyager 1 has passed through the termination shock into the slower, denser wind beyond is its measurement of an increase in the strength of the magnetic field carried by the solar wind and the inferred decrease in its speed.
Voyager 1 is about 8.7 billion miles from the Sun and traveling at a speed of 3.6 AU per year while Voyager 2 is about 6.5 billion miles away and moving at about 3.3 AU per year.
www.nasa.gov /vision/universe/solarsystem/voyager_agu.html   (891 words)

 Voyager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Voyager 2 was launched August 20, 1977 followed by the launch of Voyager 1 sixteen days later.
Voyager 2 was launched August 20, 1977, onboard a Titan III/ Centaur rocket.
Although Voyager 2 was launched 16 days before Voyager 1, it arrived at Jupiter four months later than its sister craft.
pds.jpl.nasa.gov /planets/welcome/voyager.htm   (418 words)

 Recursion Software - Voyager Java Development Platform   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Voyager is a framework for the development of distributed Java™ applications.
Voyager can be used to develop distributed server, client and light client applications as well as mobile agent based applications.
Voyager is ideal for developers needing high performance and high security in their Java applications.
www.recursionsw.com /voyager.htm   (414 words)

 Voyager Estate, Margaret River - Premium Western Australian Wines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Voyager Estate is located in the premium wine producing region of Margaret River, Western Australia.
Voyager Estate is proud to be among the select wineries that contribute to this production.
At Voyager Estate, we agree that the way to people's hearts is through their stomachs.
www.voyagerestate.com.au   (171 words)

The twin Voyager spacecraft were designed to perform close-up observations of the atmospheres, magnetospheres, rings, and satellites of Jupiter and Saturn.
Between them, Voyager 1 and 2 made numerous discoveries, including the discovery of new moons about several of the planets, Uranus' unique magnetic field, and the presence of volcanic activity on Io.
The cost of the Voyager 1 and 2 missions, including the spacecraft development, launch, and mission operations through the Neptune encounter, is $865 million.
www.astronautix.com /craft/voyager.htm   (861 words)

Voyager is a project to explore the feasibility of a portable and extensible system for simulation and data analysis systems.
Voyager II, launched later on a similar track, is an experimental variant which tries to get additional impetus from other developments in computing, like BlackBox or Java.
Voyager II The experimental variant Voyager II is used in the shrink wrapped spin off applications.
www.statlab.uni-heidelberg.de /projects/voyager   (734 words)

 Rutan Voyager
Voyager was the result of six years of design, construction, and development by a talented team of individuals.
The 130-hp, air-cooled front engine, a Teledyne Continental 0-240, was used for a total of 70 hours and 8 minutes during the initial, heavyweight stage of the flight, and also while climbing over weather and at other critical times.
Voyager was equipped with Hartzell constant-speed, variable-pitch aluminum propellers that proved to be a critical factor in stretching the aircraft's range enough to bring it home.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/aero/aircraft/rutanvoy.htm   (1073 words)

 Voyager - Spacecraft - Golden Record
Pioneers 10 and 11, which preceded Voyager, both carried small metal plaques identifying their time and place of origin for the benefit of any other spacefarers that might find them in the distant future.
The Voyager message is carried by a phonograph record-a 12-inch gold-plated copper disk containing sounds and images selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
Once the Voyager spacecraft leave the solar system (by 1990, both will be beyond the orbit of Pluto), they will find themselves in empty space.
voyager.jpl.nasa.gov /spacecraft/goldenrec.html   (490 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Voyager is a fictional starship in the television program Star Trek: Voyager.
With variable geometry nacelle warp drive it is able to go faster than the warp 5 speed limit, without damaging the fabric of space-time.
As the only Federation starship in the quadrant, Captain Kathryn Janeway is determined to find a way to Earth, however even travelling at maximum speed, it would take 75 years to return to Federation space.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/s/st/starship_voyager.html   (131 words)

  Dick Rutan - Voyager Flight Fun Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She was fueled for hours and on December 14, 1986, Voyager took off on what would become The World's Longest Flight.
Voyager's flight was the first-ever, non-stop, unrefueled flight around the world.
The Voyager Aircraft is on permanent display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
www.dickrutan.com /page2.html   (363 words)

 Welcome to the Web Site of the Voyager Group
Voyager RV Resort is located on 150 acres surrounded by the beauty of the Sonoran Desert.
The Cove is an exciting, gated retirement community located adjacent to Voyager RV Resort This beautiful, adult community features controlled access, perimeter masonry walls, pool and spa with covered ramadas, wide streets, sidewalks, underground utilities and a large community complex with exciting services and amenities for your active retirement enjoyment.
Voyager Flight Services is the first helicopter training facility in the Tucson area.
voyagerrv.com   (601 words)

 Scaled Composites: Voyager
The Voyager aircraft was designed and fabricated for a single mission: Fly around the world non-stop non-refueled.
Although the Voyager was not a Scaled Composites project, it was designed by our present CEO Burt Rutan.
This was key to the Voyager's success, because the amount of fuel carried, in relation to the vehicle's takeoff weight, had the strongest influence on range.
www.scaled.com /projects/voyager.html   (322 words)

 MTC Voyager - Mild to Wild in Minutes! - Motortrike, Motor Trike, Motorycle Conversions, Trikes, Motortrikes
Voyager Convertible kits cost less than conventional trike kits.
Voyager Convertible kits require no alteration to your motorcycle.
Best of all, The Voyager costs less than half of most of the trike conversion kits on the market.
mtcvoyager.com   (180 words)

 About 360 Virtual Tour Cameras, 360 Virtual Tour Software, Hosting and Real Estate Marketing by Voyager 360
As seen at Inman Connect and in the August issue of REALTOR magazine, Voyager continues to lead the pack by providing the first REALTOR® friendly "Do It Yourself" virtual tour camera system that is easy to use and affordable to own.
Voyager has more than 17,200 leads right now covering most major cities and we have more coming in every day.
Voyager is now providing "early adopter" information kits and taking reservations for these new systems.
www.voyager360.com   (1476 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Star Trek: Voyager - Season 1 [1996]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Star Trek: Voyager, the first Trek spin-off to be made without any input at all from Gene Roddenberry, made its debut in 1995 and quickly established itself both as markedly different from cosmic cousin Deep Space Nine and as the successor to The Next Generation.
To be honest i enjoyed voyager on television, i did not see every episode but loved the ones i did.
Voyager season one is not great and I was left thinking is that it at the end of season one is that it.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000BK6RF   (941 words)

 Amazon.com: Star Trek Voyager - The Complete First Season: DVD: Jonathan Frakes,Winrich Kolbe,Kate Mulgrew,Robert ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Voyager's crew and the Maquis form an uneasy truce to rescue crewmen of both ships, kidnapped by the probe's builder, the powerful, dying Caretaker.
In the process, both Voyager and the Maquis ship under surveillance are accidentally catapulted out of the galaxy's Alpha Quadrant (the familiar stomping grounds of Starfleet personnel) by a benign but dying being called the Caretaker.
Voyager's first season albeit a short one, does a wonderful job of establishing the premise of the series and establishing the characters that will inhabit the imaginations of fans for the next seven years.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000127LW2?v=glance   (2865 words)

 :::::: MOOG MUSIC ::::::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Moog Music presents the award-winning minimoog Voyager Performer Edition, an all analog performance synthesizer incorporating virtually all of the functions of the original minimoog synthesizer, produced from 1971 to 1984, and a number of new features that makes this the minimoog for the 21st Century.
The Voyager is paneled in ash with a stunning custom finish.
The Voyager has been awarded a "Key Buy" award from Keyboard magazine, a "Platinum Award" from Future Music magazine, an "Excellence Award" from Music Tech magazine, a TEC award from Mix magazine, and the "2003 Editor's Choice award" from Electronic musician magazine.
www.moogmusic.com /detail.php?main_product_id=40   (316 words)

 APOD: June 29, 1996 - The Voyagers' Message in a Bottle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Launched in the summer of 1977, NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft are now over 4.5 billion miles from the Sun.
Still operational, the Voyagers are being tracked and commanded through the Deep Space Network.
Having traveled beyond the outer planets, these remarkable spacecraft are only the third and fourth human built artifacts to escape our solar system, following in the footsteps of Pioneer 10 and 11.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap960629.html   (230 words)

 Stormcloud Creations :: Simulation and Strategy PC Games
Feel free to try out the official demo of Voyager, which allows play up to the 5th (of 10) Regions and gives you a good idea how the game is played.
You can order today using one of our two secure and safe payment methods on the side menu, and get the link in your e-mail to download the full version of the game within a short time.
You could be adventuring in the world of Voyager within a few minutes!
www.stormcloudcreations.com /voyager.htm   (278 words)

 Voyager Recordings and Publications: Old Time Fiddle Music - fiddler, fiddling, records, tunes, bluegrass, vivian ...
Voyager Recordings and Publications: Old Time Fiddle Music - fiddler, fiddling, records, tunes, bluegrass, vivian williams, thomasson, tunebook, folk
Voyager Recordings and Publications is an independent recording and publishing company.
Since 1968 we have been issuing recordings and tune books of traditional acoustic fiddle and string band music from the Pacific Northwest and throughout North America.
www.voyagerrecords.com   (370 words)

 Roll Call: The Minor Crewmembers of Voyager - Notes and Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The crew complement of Voyager is meant to be 139.
Kurt Bendera dies in a Kazon attack; Chakotay says Voyager has lost three crewmembers to the Kazon (ref: "Alliances".) If we assume Bendera is one of them, then that's another two lost.
Also, whilst Byrd replaced Harry Kim on Voyager during "Non-Sequitur" the crew listed on a manifest Harry accesses are left out of this article.
roll.call.home.comcast.net /rcnotes.html   (1548 words)

 Voyager Storage Simplicity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Voyager delivers integrated Storage Solutions which totally satisfy these requirements.
On this site you will find all the information you require from Voyager to specify, build, configure, install and maintain a tailor made storage solution to manage, control and safeguard the huge daily increase in data.
Voyager data storage solutions always address these issues and are based on best return on investment.
www.voyager.uk.com   (264 words)

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