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Space Missions

  • Interplanetary Space Probes
  • Planetary SP (Moon)
  • PSP (Mars)
  • PSP (Venus)
  • PSP (Jupiter)
  • ISRO
Interplanetary Space Probes

Pioneer 10

Rocket Atlas SLV-3C Centaur-D Star-37E

Launch mass 258.8 kg

Power (at launch) 155 W

Launch date March 2, 1972

Jupiter flyby December 3, 1973

Last contact January 23, 2003


Pioneer 11

Rocket Atlas SLV-3D Centaur-D1A Star-37E

Launch mass 259 kg

Power (at launch)  155 W

Launch date April 6, 1973

Jupiter flyby December 3, 1974

Saturn flyby September 1, 1979

Last contact September 30, 1995


Voyager 2

Rocket Titan IIIE

Launch mass — 825.5 kg

Power (at launch) — 420 W

Launch date August 20, 1977

Jupiter flyby July 9, 1979

Saturn flyby August 25, 1981

Uranus January 24, 1986

Neptune August 25, 1989

Last contact Still active


Voyager 1

Rocket Tital IIIE

Launch mass  825.5 kg

Power (at launch)  420 W

Launch date — September 5, 1977

Jupiter flyby — March 5, 1979

Saturn flyby — November 12, 1980

Titan flyby November 12, 1980

Last contact Still active


New Horizons

Rocket — Atlas V (551) AV-010

Launch mass — 478 kg

Power (at launch) — 228 W

Launch date — January 19, 2006

Jupiter flyby — Febraury 28, 2007

Pluto flyby — July 14, 2015

Last contact — Still active

Planetary SP (Moon)
PSP (Mars)
PSP (Venus)
PSP (Jupiter)
ISRO