When was Voyager 2 launched? – 20 August, 1977

Where was Voyager 2 launched from? – Cape Canaveral, Florida

Which are the science teams supported by instruments on Voyager 2 on Interstellar Mission? – Magnetic field investigation, Low energy charged particle investigation, Cosmic ray investigation, Plasma Investigation, Plasma wave investigation

Which are instruments aboard Voyager 2 that assist  the science teams? – Magnetic field instrument (MAG), Low energy charged particle instrument (LECP), Cosmic ray instrument (CRS), Plasma instrument (PLS), Plasma wave instrument (PWS)


Voyager 2 is the only spacecraft to have visited Uranus and Neptune and is still returning information about the Solar System’s edge.

Its primary mission ended with the exploration of the Neptunian system on October 2, 1989, after having visited the Uranian system in 1986, the Saturnian system in 1981, and the Jovian system in 1979. Voyager 2 is now in its extended mission to study the outer reaches of the Solar System.

At a distance of 114 AU (1.71e10 km) from the Sun as of April 5th, 2017,Voyager 2 is one of the most distant human-made objects, along with Voyager 1, New Horizons, Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11. The probe was moving at a velocity of 15.4 km/s (55,000 km/h) relative to the Sun as of December 2014 and is traveling through the heliosheath.

The Voyager 2 Space Probe is an interplanetary nuclear space probe floating through space.