NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Science & Technology Bring the Universe to You JPL Email News RSS Podcast Video
Follow this link to skip to the main content

News and Events
News Board
ST icon
Office of the Chief Scientist and Chief Technologist
News and Events


Average Rating: 3 / 5 (1 ratings)
  •   star rating help
    How Do I Rate This?
    The blue stars show the average user rating for this item. To add your own rating, move your cursor over the stars to highlight them in gold, and click to show your rating. One star highlighted is the lowest rating, all five is the highest. Once you have rated an item, your rating is added to the average.
Voyager Journeys to Interstellar Space
Voyager Journeys to Interstellar Space

Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Caltech's Beckman Auditorium
Speaker: Ed Stone

More than 25 years ago, two Voyager spacecraft were launched to explore Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and beyond. They revealed dozens of distinctive worlds, with jet streams and giant storms in the planets' atmospheres, volcanoes on the moon Io, a deep atmosphere with organic raindrops on Titan, a frozen nitrogen polar cap on Triton, and rings that appear to be debris from shattered moons. The two Voyagers continue their journeys as the first interstellar probes, searching for the outer boundary of the heliospheric bubble surrounding the sun that marks the beginning of interstellar space.

Stone is the David Morrissroe Professor of Physics and Provost for Special Projects at Caltech. He was the director of JPL from 1991 to 2001.

Site Manager:  Brian Knosp
Webmasters:  Cornell Lewis, Maryia Davis

JPL Clearance:  CL#08-4147