[amsat-bb] 1979-09-01: Pioneer 11 Flies By Saturn

B J va6bmj at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 22:31:38 UTC 2014


It was the first spacecraft to reach Saturn.

As I remember, the observations it made indicated more details in the
ring structure than could be observed by ground-based telescopes.
That was confirmed over a year later by Voyager 1.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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