Uranus by 2049: Here’s why scientists want NASA to send a flagship mission to the strange planet

A key committee of scientists has recommended that a flagship mission to Uranus should be NASA’s highest-priority large planetary science mission for the next decade.

Uranus is a mostly unexplored world; NASA’s only visit to the seventh planet was Voyager 2‘s brief fly-by on Jan. 24, 1986, during which scientists discovered the planet’s rings and some additional moons.

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