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Currently Operating Deep Space Missions

Postby ritwik » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:33 pm

Outer Solar System
    Voyager 1, 2 - Solar escape, exploring heliopause
    Cassini - Saturn orbit
    New Horizons - Solar escape, en route Pluto
    Juno - Solar orbit, en route Jupiter

    Mars Odyssey - Mars orbit
    Mars Express - Mars orbit
    Opportunity - Mars surface
    Mars Recon Orbiter- Mars orbit
    Curiosity - Mars surface

Inner Solar System
    Messenger - Mercury orbit
    Venus Express - Venus orbit
    Akatsuki - Solar orbit, en route Venus
    Ikaros - Solar orbit

Solar orbit
    Rosetta - Solar orbit, en route Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko
    Deep Impact Flyby - Solar orbit, en route asteroid (163249) 2002 GT
    Dawn - Solar orbit, en route (1) Ceres

Near-1AU Solar Orbit
    Pioneer 6, 7, 8 - Solar orbit, dormant
    ICE - Dormant, in 0.9 x 1.0 AU solar orbit
    Spitzer - Earth-trailing orbit
    STEREO A and B - Solar orbit
    Kepler - Solar orbit
    Chang'e-2 - Solar orbit

Earth-Moon system
    ARTEMIS P1 and P2 - Lunar orbit
    LRO - Lunar orbit
    Wind, SOHO, ACE - Earth-Sun L1
    Herschel, Planck - Earth-Sun L2
    Geotail, Chandra, XMM, Cluster FM5/FM6/FM7/FM8, Integral, IBEX, Spektr-R - Deep Earth Orbit

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