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Comets

General Information

Missions to Comets

Current and Past Missions

  • New Horizons - NASA Pluto and Kuiper Belt mission
  • Deep Impact/EPOXI - NASA Flyby of Comets P/Tempel 1 and Hartley 2 (2005)
  • Rosetta - ESA Mission to Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (2004)
  • CONTOUR - NASA Mission to fly by three comet nuclei (2002)
  • Genesis - NASA Discovery Solar Wind Sample Return Mission (2001)
  • Stardust - NASA Discovery Mission to collect samples from Comet P/Wild 2 (1999)
  • Deep Space 1 - NASA Flyby Mission to comet Borrelly and asteroid Braille (1998)
  • Galileo - NASA Mission to Jupiter, imaged Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact (1989)
  • Giotto - ESA mission to Comets Halley and Grigg-Skjellerup
  • ICE (ISEE-3) - NASA Mission to Comet Giacobini-Zinner
  • Sakigake - Japanese ISAS mission to Comet Halley
  • Suisei - Japanese ISAS mission to Comet Halley
  • Vega 1 - Soviet mission to Venus and Comet Halley
  • Vega 2 - Soviet mission to Venus and Comet Halley

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