The Galileo unmanned spacecraft is about to conclude a 14-year voyage of exploration to Jupiter and its moons.
The craft began its historic voyage on 16 July 1969, taking off on board a Saturn 5 booster rocket.
One of the features of Edinburgh that enchanted me on my voyage of discovery two years ago was the Book Festival in Charlotte Square Gardens.
She completed her maiden voyage in May after being officially named in Holland by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
Although the two ships crossed paths several times on the return voyage , they never made contact.
It made me realise that Manchester had a really great music scene, and it set me off on a voyage of discovery around some of Manchester's record shops.
The Human Genome Project is one of the great feats of exploration in history, an inward voyage of discovery rather than an outward exploration of Earth or the cosmos.
It was a central paradox of Arbus's strongest years, however, that the pursuit of the authentic did not necessarily voyage toward sanity.
Eventually the compass made its way to Europe and onto the ships Christopher Columbus used to voyage across the Atlantic.
In 1863 she made her maiden voyage to China and Australia.