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Going strong since 1977 Still working away! - in space 12 billion miles from Earth and counting Beyond
Going strong since 1977 Still working away! - in space 14 billion miles from Earth and counting Beyond
Going strong since 1990 Still working away! - in space 350 miles above the ground Beyond
Orbitng since 1998 Astronauts aboard! Spot it! See spotthestation.nasa.gov ISS
Orbiting Mars since 2001 Still working away! - on or orbiting Orbiting Mars Mars
Orbiting Mars since 2006 Still working away! - on or orbiting Orbiting Mars Mars
Hunting since 2009 Planetary defence! From an orbit of earth Asteroids
Continuing, extended mission Still working away! - on or orbiting Orbiting Jupiter Jupiter
Working on Mars since February 2021 Still working away! - on or orbiting Making moves on Mars Mars
The years ahead Still working away! - in space Orbiting the Sun 1m miles from Earth Beyond
Orbiting the Moon from 13 November 2022 Launching to test technologies + navigation Orbit of the Moon Moon
Following 26 Sept impact! Planetary defence! Observations of Didymos and Dimorphos Asteroids
Under review - November 2022 Launching to test technologies + navigation To orbit the Moon Moon
Artemis I ride-on Launching to orbit + study Orbiting the Moon Moon
Artemis I ride-on Launching to orbit + study Orbiting the Moon Moon
Artemis I ride-on Launching to fly by + study Heading to an asteroid Asteroids
Late 2022 / 2023 Carrying payloads to the Moon Earth to the Moon Moon
Late 2022 Carrying payloads to the Moon Earth to the Moon Moon
2023 Carrying payloads to the Moon Earth to the Moon Moon
2023 Launching to survey + explore A million miles or so from Earth Beyond
Not earlier than Spring 2023 Carrying crew to the ISS Earth to the ISS ISS
April 2023 launch window Launching to orbit + study Destination Jupiter's moons Jupiter
Mon 21 August 2023
Fly-by! Passing Venus Venus
Sun 24 September 2023
Sample brought back On its way to Earth Asteroids
October 2024 Launching to fly by + study Heading to Europa Jupiter
Planned October 2024 Launching to impact! or follow up Heading to asteroids Didymos and Dimorphos Asteroids
Wed 06 November 2024
Fly-by! Passing Venus Venus
Fri 13 December 2024
Fly-by! Flying by Earth Earth
Tue 24 December 2024
Close approach Within 4m km of the Sun Sun
Sat 22 March 2025
Close approach Within 4m km of the Sun Sun
Sun 20 April 2025
Fly-by! Flying by asteroid 52246 Donaldjohanson Asteroids
Sun 15 June 2025
Close approach Within 4m km of the Sun Sun
2026 Launching to land + study Destination Titan, Saturn's moon Saturn
2026 Planetary defence! Near-Earth (millions of miles) Asteroids
Planned December 2024 Impact! + follow-ups Asteroids Didymos and Dimorphos Asteroids
Thu 12 August 2027
Fly-by! Flying by asteroid 3548 Eurybates and its small satellite Queta Asteroids
Wed 15 September 2027
Fly-by! Flying by asteroid 15994 Polymele and small satellite Asteroids
Earliest 2028 Launching to orbit + study Heading to Venus Venus
Tue 18 April 2028
Fly-by! Flying by asteroid 11351 Leucus Asteroids
Sat 11 November 2028
Fly-by! Flying by asteroid 21900 Orus Asteroids
2029 or 2030 Launching to orbit + study Heading to Venus Venus
2030 Orbit begins Orbiting Jupiter, flying by Europa Jupiter
Thu 26 December 2030
Fly-by! Flying by Earth Earth
2031 Orbit begins Jupiter's moons Ganymede, Callisto and Europa Jupiter
Launch window May-June 2032 Launching to orbit + study Heading to Venus Venus
Wed 02 March 2033
Fly-by! Flying by Patroclus binary pair asteroids Asteroids
2034 Major landing Titan, Saturn's moon Saturn
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