Enjoy this complex computer animation of the trajectory of Voyager 2 compared with Pioneer 10, Pioneer 11 and Voyager 1.
This spellbinding ballet of solar movement shows the orbits of the planets, and how their gravity was used to boost the speed and change the direction of each of the exploratory crafts according to their long running missions.
A true testament to the ingenuity of the human species as we explore and seek out answers to the celestial bodies around us.
Set to music, this stunning virtual solar system, spins in a beautiful orbit as it allows you to watch how we have explored our solar system, and shows us where the probes currently are in space, and where they are headed.
Watch NASA's Voyager 2 Crazy Trajectory Using Gravity Slingshots In This Simulation
Our most intrepid explorers just happen to be space probes, heading out into the cold voids of space.