THE PIONEER PROGRAM

Team JACCE- Jonah C, AJ I, Cade D, Collin W, Ekin B

Launch Facts of the Pioneer missions

Focus: Pioneer 10 and 11

PIONEER 10

First use of Atlas Centaur vehicle, fastest man made object to leave earth, During fly-by got first close-up image of Jupiter, and has recorded intense radiation belts and located its magnetic field and found out that Jupiter is predominately a gas planet.

PIONEER 11

Launched on  April 5, 1973. It took dramatic images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot on December 2, 1974. It went to Saturn on September 1, 1979. It found 2 undiscovered moons and another ring while there. It recorded Saturn's magnetosphere and magnetic field. Daily operations were stopped on September 30, 1995, because it was no longer able to make scientific observations.

Now, the payload and technology

The Pioneer missions were unmanned, but until recently they sent signals back to earth. They also sent............ SELFIES!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

^ the important doods associated with Pio                                                                                                                                          

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