Peering into Planetary Atmospheres

Laurel MD (SPX) Nov 06, 2014

Pluto is the foremost member of a large population of mysterious icy bodies – called Kuiper Belt Objects – that reside far beyond the orbit of Neptune. In the 1970s and 1980s, Voyagers 1 and 2 explored the gas giant planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune) and their intricate systems of rings and moons, but Pluto was out of reach for a visit by either spacecraft.

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