Voyager 2

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Information on Voyager 2

Voyager 2 has a twin sister named Voyager 1. Voyager 2 and 1 are the only spacecrafts that have approached all four gas planets at close range. Weighing 722 kg, Voyager 2 was launched on August 20, 1977 ( only two weeks before Voyager 1). It and it's sister are the only spacecrafts that have approached Uranus and Neptune and is still bringing back informaton on the planets ( and moons).
A Brief History of Voyager 1 and Voyager 2
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After leaving Jupiter, Voyager 2 came across Saturn. Saturn's rings are made of rocks and ice. Saturn's rings are also made of particles ranging from the size of dust to the size of your very own house. These particles are constantly bumping into each other. The grooves in the rings are there because they have been constantly disturbed by passing satellites