Planetary Slingshot. Mick Burton, 1972

Planetary slingshot proposals for the Voyager missions. Mick Burton, 1972

I loved the idea of a space ship being accellerated by the gravitation pulls by various planets fortuitously lines up. The Voyagers are still going and just before they left the Solar System the camera was turned round to look back at the distant dot which was the Earth.

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