Voyager: A Voyage Between the Stars

Events

Coolidge in Office

Aug 2, 1923 - March 4, 1929

First Liquid-Fueled Rocket Launched

March 16, 1926

Eisenhower in Office

Jan 20, 1953 - Jan 20, 1961

Space Race

1957 - 1975

First man-made object in space: Sputnik 1

October 4, 1957

First U.S. satellite: Explorer 1

Feb 1, 1958

Gemini Program

1961 - 1966

Apollo Program

1961 - 1975

Kennedy in Office

Jan 20, 1961 - Nov 22, 1963

First man in Space: Yuri Gagarin

April 12, 1961

Mariner Program

July 22, 1962 - November 3, 1973

Johnson in Office

Nov 22, 1963 - Jan 20, 1969

Apollo 1 Explosion

Jan 27, 1967

Nixon in Office

Jan 20, 1969 - Aug 9, 1974

Apollo 11 Lands on the Moon

July 20, 1969

Apollo 13 Incident

Apr 11, 1970

Sky Lab Program

1973 - 1979

Ford in Office

Aug 9, 1974 - Jan 20, 1977

Renaming of Mariner Jupiter/Saturn to Voyager

1977

Carter in Office

Jan 20, 1977 - Jan 20, 1981

Voyager 2 Launch

Aug 20, 1977

Voyager Space Program

Aug 20, 1977 - Present

Voyager 1 Launched

Sep 5, 1977

First image sent back of Earth from space

Voyager 1 passes Jupiter

Mar 5, 1979

Voyager 2 passes Jupiter

July 9, 1979

Voyager 1 passes Saturn

Nov 12, 1980

Begins to leave Sol

Reagan in Office

Jan 20, 1981 - Jan 20, 1989

Space Shuttle Program

April 12, 1981 - Aug 31, 2011

Voyager 2 passes Saturn

Aug 25, 1981

Voyager 2 encounters Uranus

Jan 24, 1986

Challenger explosion

January 28, 1986

Voyager 2 passes Neptune

Aug 25,1988

Sends back pictures of Neptune

H. W. Bush in Office

Jan 20, 1989 - Jan 20, 1993

Voyager Interstellar Mission Begins

Jan 1, 1990

Clinton in Office

Jan 20, 1993 - Jan 20, 2001

W. Bush in Office

Jan 20, 2001 - Jan 20, 2009

Columbia Disaster

Feb 1, 2003

Obama in Office

Jan 20, 2009 - Jan 20, 2017