Category: io

Io in transit across the face of Jupiter, observed by the Hubble Space Telescopein 1999.

Io in transit across the face of Jupiter, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1999.

Exploring a lava cave on Io, moon of Jupiter, illustrated by Pamela Lee for Out of the Cradle: Exploring the Frontiers beyond Earth, 1984.

Io, moon of Jupiter, observed by Voyager 1 on this day in 1979.

(NASA)

Planet Jupiter, as seen from Io, painted by Ludek Pesek (1919-1999).

Jupiter and Io, observed by NASA’s Cassini probe on December 1, 2000.

Jupiter and Io, observed by the Cassini probe on December 13, 2000.

Io, moon of Jupiter, March 5, 1979, observed by the Voyager 1 space probe.

(NASA)

TODAY IN HISTORY: Io, moon of Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 1 space probe on March 5, 1979, from a distance of 450,000 kilometers. (NASA)

March 4, 1979 – Voyager 1 photographed Io, moon of Jupiter, during the the space probe’s tour of the Jovian system.