Results for: Flyby

In Astronomy

What probe went to Neptune or did a flyby?

So far only one spacecraft has ever flown by Neptune and that was Voyager II in 1989. Neptune is extremely far away from the Sun, and getting there would be highly expensive a (MORE)
In Dwarf Planet Pluto

When will there be a flyby of Pluto?

The "New Horizons" space craft was launched in January 2006. It is expected to reach Pluto some time in 2015 if nothing goes wrong.
In Planet Neptune

As opposed to a flyby?

The answer is lands, i had it on a crossword puzzle for a science project. :)
In Space Travel and Exploration

What does the word flyby mean?

In spaceflight jargon it means when a spacecraft or satellite passes close enough to an object in space (typically a celestial body, such as a planet) to gather scientific dat (MORE)
In Space Travel and Exploration

What is the difference between a flyby spacecraft and an orbiter?

The main difference between a flyby spacecraft and an orbiter isthe guidance computer programming : which causes a flyby togo by the planet and take pictures and other readin (MORE)
In Earth Sciences

What info has been collected by the flybys and space probes?

To give you an idea: Some of the information and pictures taken by flybys and space probes that was received 6, 7, 8 years ago is still being analyzed! Robot ships ("flybys an (MORE)
In Astronomy

What is a flyby space probe?

A flyby space probe is a space probe meant to fly by an object in space. It doesn't go into orbit, it doesn't land, it just flies by.
In Uncategorized

What does a flyby do?

Why could voyager to fly past Saturn Uranus and Neptune even knowit left earth with only enough energy to reach Jupiter