Asteroid and Comet Spacecraft Missions

Target Body

Event

Mission Details

type

date

name

launch

status

101955 (1999 RQ36)

sample-return

2023

OSIRIS-REx

2016-Sep

pre-launch

101955 (1999 RQ36)

arrival

2019-Oct

OSIRIS-REx

2016-Sep

pre-launch

1 Ceres

arrival

2015-Feb

Dawn

2007-Sep-27

cruise

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

landing

2014-Nov

Rosetta

2004-Mar-02

cruise

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

rendezvous

2014-Aug

Rosetta

2004-Mar-02

cruise

4 Vesta

departure

2012-Aug

Dawn

2007-Sep-27

cruise

4 Vesta

arrival

2011-Jul

Dawn

2007-Sep-27

cruise

9P/Tempel 1 *

fly-by

2011-Feb-14

Stardust-NExT

1999-Feb-06

complete

103P/Hartley 2 *

fly-by

2010-Nov-04

EPOXI

2005-Jan-12

complete

21 Lutetia

fly-by

2010-Jul-10

Rosetta

2004-Mar-02

cruise

25143 Itokawa (1998 SF36) *

sample-return

2010-Jun-13

Hayabusa
(MUSES-C)

2003-May-09

complete

2867 Steins (1969 VC)

fly-by

2008-Sep-05

Rosetta

2004-Mar-02

cruise

25143 Itokawa (1998 SF36) *

departure

2007-Apr-25

Hayabusa
(MUSES-C)

2003-May-09

complete

81P/Wild 2 *

sample-return

2006-Jan-15

Stardust

1999-Feb-06

complete

25143 Itokawa (1998 SF36) *

arrival

2005-Sep-12

Hayabusa
(MUSES-C)

2003-May-09

complete

9P/Tempel 1 *

impact/fly-by

2005-Jul-04

Deep Impact

2005-Jan-12

complete

81P/Wild 2 *

fly-by

2004-Jan-02

Stardust

1999-Feb-06

complete

5535 Annefrank (1942 EM) *

fly-by

2002-Nov-02

Stardust

1999-Feb-06

complete

19P/Borrelly *

fly-by

2001-Sep-22

Deep Space 1

1998-Oct-24

complete

433 Eros (1898 DQ) *

rendezvous

2000-Feb-14

NEAR

1996-Feb-17

complete

9969 Braille (1992 KD) *

fly-by

1999-Jun-28

DeepSpace 1

1998-Oct-24

complete

253 Mathilde *

fly-by

1997-Jun-27

NEAR

1996-Feb-17

complete

243 Ida *

fly-by

1993-Aug-28

Galileo

1989-Oct-18

complete

951 Gaspra (1916 S45) *

fly-by

1991-Oct-29

Galileo

1989-Oct-18

complete

1P/Halley *

fly-by

1986-Mar-14

Giotto

1985-Jul-02

complete

1P/Halley *

fly-by

1986-Mar-11

Sakigake

1985-Jan-07

complete

1P/Halley *

fly-by

1986-Mar-09

Vega 2

1984-Dec-21

complete

1P/Halley *

fly-by

1986-Mar-08

Suisei

1985-Aug-18

complete

1P/Halley *

fly-by

1986-Mar-06

Vega 1

1984-Dec-15

complete

21P/Giacobini-Zinner *

fly-by

1985-Sep-11

ISEE 3/ICE

1978-Aug-12

complete

* = Mission Completed

Color Coded By Probe:

Galileo