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Timeline of artificial satellites and space probes

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Timeline of artificial satellites and space probes

Key: Year - Origin - Target - Status Description

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1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

  • 1980 - Sun - Success - Solar Maximum Mission solar probe succeeded after being repaired in Earth orbit
  • 1980 - Saturn - Success - Voyager 1 sends back images of Saturn and its system
  • 1980 - Success - Launch of the Solar Maximum Mission satellite
  • 1981 - Venus - Success - Venera 13 launched, it returned the first colour pictures of the surface of Venus
  • 1981 - Venus - Success - Venera 14 flyby and lander
  • 1981 - Saturn - Success - Voyager 2 sends back images of Saturn and its system
  • 1983 - Venus - Success - Venera 15 orbiter
  • 1983 - Venus - Success - Venera 16 orbiter
  • 1983 - Success - Launch of the EXOSAT X-ray satellite
  • 1983 - Success - Launch of the Tenma X-ray satellite (ASTRO-B)
  • 1983 - Success - Launch of the IRAS satellite
  • 1984 - Venus/Halley's Comet - Success - Vega 1 flyby, atmospheric probe and lander
  • 1984 - Venus/Halley's Comet - Success - Vega 2 flyby, atmospheric probe and lander
  • 1986 - Uranus - Success - Voyager 2 sends back images of Uranus and its system
  • 1987 - Success - Launch of the Ginga X-ray satellite (ASTRO-C)
  • 1988 - Mars - Failure - Phobos 1 orbiter and lander
  • 1988 - Mars - Failure - Phobos 2 flyby and lander
  • 1989 - Venus - Success - Magellan orbiter launched which mapped 99 percent of the surface of Venus (300 m resolution)
  • 1989 - Venus/Earth/Moon/Gaspra/Ida/Jupiter - Success - Galileo flyby, orbiter and atmospheric probe
  • 1989 - Neptune - Success - Voyager 2 sends back images of Neptune and its system
  • 1989 - Success - Launch of the Granat gamma-ray and X-ray satellite
  • 1989 - Success - Launch of the Hipparcos satellite
  • 1989 - Success - Launch of the COBE satellite

1990s

2000s

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