PIA21742: Voyager 2 Preparing for Launch
 Mission:  Voyager
 Spacecraft:  Voyager 2
 Product Size:  1760 x 2227 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft, encapsulated within its payload fairing, is seen on August 5, 1977. It launched atop the Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on August 20, 1977, at 10:29 a.m. local time.

Voyager is managed for NASA by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.

For more information about Voyager, visit http://www.nasa.gov/voyager and http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov.

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