Ulysses: Solar Exploration
at High Latitudes over the Sun's Poles. Scaled model
of the Ulysses spacecraft. View
diagram of instruments.
Ulysses is the first spacecraft to explore
interplanetary space at high solar latitudes. View
Scaled model of the Ulysses spacecraft on display at the von Kármán
to explore the
Sun's north and south poles
October 6, 1990,
aboard Space Shuttle Discovery. View
of Ulysses being launched from cargo bay.
Gravity: Ulysses passed
Jupiter on February 8, 1992, and used Jupiter's large gravitational
field to accelerate it out of the ecliptic plane so it could reach
high latitudes. View
Ulysses probe orbit.
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