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First South Polar Pass
First North Polar Pass
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Ulysses 1st Perihelion
Artist Rendition: Ulysses First South Polar Pass - 26 June 1994 Artist Rendition: Ulysses First North Polar Pass - 19 June 1995 Ulysses after deployment from the Shuttle cargo bay, a combined upper-stage vehicle, consisting of an Inertial Upper Stage(IUS) together with a Payload Assist Module (PAM-S) which propelled Ulysses away from the Earth toward Jupiter. Ulysses 1st Perihelion-March 1995
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Ulysses passes through the tail of comet Hyakutake
A gravity-assist manoeuvre at Jupiter placed Ulysses in its unique polar orbit of the Sun
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Like its mythical namesake, Ulysses has ventured into unexplored
territory, seeking knowledge of the world around us. (Artwork by David Hardy).
Ulysses passes through the tail of comet Hyakutake - May 1996. (Digital painting courtesy of David A. Hardy). A gravity-assist manoeuvre at Jupiter placed Ulysses in its unique polar orbit of the Sun - February 1992. (Artwork by David Hardy) Ulysses Spacecraft
The Ulysses flight model on test at the European Space Research and Technology Centre
A radioisotope thermoelectric generator
Ulysses undergoing a pre-flight checkout and tests
The radial boom on Ulysses is extended in flight configuration
The Ulysses flight model on test at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands in 1985. A radioisotope thermoelectric generator (RTG) assembly and Ulysses undergo a fit-check in 1989. Ulysses undergoing a pre-flight checkout and tests in Hangar AO at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station prior to being moved to the Kennedy Space Center. The radial boom on Ulysses is extended in flight configuration in Hangar AO at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station while Ulysses undergoes checks prior to being moved to the Kennedy Space Center.
Ulysses is mated with the Payload Assist Module-S
Ulysses sits atop the Payload Assist Module-S
Ulysses 15th Anniversary Video
2006 Ulysses and Voyager Holiday Party.
Ulysses is mated with the Payload Assist Module-S (PAM-S) in the Vertical Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center. Ulysses sits atop the Payload Assist Module-S (PAM-S) and Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) combination in the Vertical Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center. Ulysses 15th Anniversary VideoUlysses 15th Anniversary Video 2006 Ulysses and Voyager Holiday Party.
Ulysses 17th Anniversary Picnic.
3rd Heliospheric Workshop, Ketalonia, Greece, May 6-9, 2008
Sun Sets on Solar Mission
 
Ulysses 17th Anniversary Picnic 3rd Heliospheric Workshop, Ketalonia, Greece, May 6-9, 2008 Sun Sets on Solar MissionThe sun will soon set on the Ulysses solar mission, which forever changed the way scientists view the sun and its affect on space.  

 

 
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