WGBH Openvault

NOVA; Voyager: Jupiter and Beyond


License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Voyager: Jupiter and Beyond
Program Number


Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

On Wednesday, November 12, 1980, an unmanned spaceship is expected to arrive at Saturn. Voyager 1will offer a first time ever extensive close-up investigation of the majestic ringed planet. Astronomers can expect to gather more information than ever before possible. On the day before this historic event, NOVA documents Voyager's journey through the outer solar system.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Chicago: “NOVA; Voyager: Jupiter and Beyond,” 06/17/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F85828BE36FE451688A4043BD1B37B6C.
MLA: “NOVA; Voyager: Jupiter and Beyond.” 06/17/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F85828BE36FE451688A4043BD1B37B6C>.
APA: NOVA; Voyager: Jupiter and Beyond. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F85828BE36FE451688A4043BD1B37B6C
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.