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NASA is celebrating the 40th birthday of the Pioneer 11 spacecraft. For the past four decades, Pioneer has been hurtling through space, capturing satellite images of the planets Jupiter and Saturn.
NASA announced the renaming of a recently launched mission to study the radiation belts to the Van Allen Probes in honor of the late James Van Allen, head of the physics department at the University of Iowa.
NASA's Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft have apparently slowed down due to heat pushing back on the spacecraft, according to new findings.
The Pioneer Program is a series of American unmanned space missions designed for planetary exploration. The program included a number of missions, but the most well-known missions were Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11. Both Pioneer 10 and 11 explored the outer planets and left our solar system. Both probes carry a gold plaque, depicting a man and a woman and information about the origin of the probes and their creators. The Pioneer probe was named by Stephen A. Saliga, who was chief designer of Air...
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