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Astronomy on Tap Louisville – Planetary Exploration 1982-91
October 4 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Exploration of the Solar System by spacecraft is in its 7th decade, since Mariner 2 flew by Venus in 1962. We will examine in detail the 3rd decade, which included NASA’s Voyager mission to Uranus and
Neptune and Galileo Mission flyby of Asteroid Gaspra, the Hubble Space Telescope, the Russian Venera mission to Venus and the international armada of spacecraft to Halley’s Comet. Come hear the details with Dr. Timothy Dowling.