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Jim Bell discusses and signs The Interstellar Age: Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission

Voyager 1 left the solar system in 2012; its sister craft, Voyager 2, will do so in 2015. This fantastic journey began in 1977. The mission was planned as a grand tour beyond the moon; beyond Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. The fact that it actually happened makes this humanity's greatest space mission. In The Interstellar Age, award-winning planetary scientist Jim Bell reveals what drove and continues to drive the members of this extraordinary team. A team that includes Ed Stone, Voyager's chief scientist and the geologist whose Earth-bound experience would prove of little help in interpreting the strange new landscapes revealed in the Voyagers' astoundingly clear images of moons and planets.
 
 
 
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$27.95
ISBN: 9780525954323
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Published: Dutton Books - February 24th, 2015