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COMET AND ASTEROID MISSIONS





In launch order:

   • ICE (Aug. 1978)
   • Vega (Dec. 1984)
   • Sakigake (Jan. 1985)
   • Giotto (Jul. 85)
   • Suisei (Aug. 1985)
   • Galileo (Oct. 1989)
   • NEAR-Shoemaker (Feb. 1996)
   • Cassini (Oct. 1997)
   • Deep Space 1 (Oct. 1998)
   • Stardust (Feb. 1999)
   • Genesis (Aug. 2001)
   • CONTOUR (Jul. 2002)
   • Hayabusa (MUSES-C) (May 2003)
   • Rosetta and Philae (Mar. 2004)
   • Deep Impact (Dec. 2004)
   • Dawn (Sep. 2007)

Cancelled projects include CRAF and Deep Space 4 (Champollion).


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   • ALL SATELLITES AND SPACE PROBES
   • ASTEROIDS
   • COMETS