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Since the end of the 1950s, over 125 space probes have been launched to study the planets and satellites of the solar system.
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Galileo Voyager Cassini Huygens Pioneer

Galileo click to hear : Galileo

The first probe to thrust into orbit around Jupiter (1995), Galileo is also exploring the planet’s four largest satellites.

Voyager click to hear : Voyager

Voyager 1 and 2 transformed our knowledge of giant planets; over 27 years after they were launched in 1977, they continue to explore the distant confines of the solar system.

Cassini click to hear : Cassini

The Cassini probe will study Saturn, its rings and natural satellites; Cassini is scheduled to release the Huygens probe.

Huygens click to hear : Huygens

Huygens was designed to study Titan, Saturn’s largest satellite.

Pioneer click to hear : Pioneer

In 1973, Pioneer-10, en route to Jupiter, became the first probe to cross the asteroid belt.