Ulysses (spacecraft)

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Ulysses spacecraft
Mission typeHeliophysics
OperatorNASA / ESA
COSPAR ID1990-090B
SATCAT no.20842
Mission duration33 years, 7 months, 13 days
(in orbit)

Ulysses was a spacecraft (or space probe). It was a joint mission by NASA and ESA. The spacecraft was launched on October 6, 1990.[1][2] Its main aims were to study the Sun and the planet Jupiter.

References[change | change source]

  1. "ESA: Science and Technology: Ulysses: Mission Home". ESA. Retrieved 2011-02-04.
  2. "NASA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Ulysses: Mission: Mission Overview". NASA. 2011-04-02. Archived from the original on 2011-03-09. Retrieved 2011-04-02.