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What's Up in the Solar System diagram by Olaf Frohn (updated for December 2014)

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What's Up in the Solar System diagram by Olaf Frohn (updated for December 2014) A diagram, updated once a month, of active space missions traveling beyond Earth orbit. Contains links to past diagrams.

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Anonymous: 03/16/2014 01:46 CDT

I registered simply for saying thank you. This is a wonderful map.

Anonymous: 11/28/2014 06:35 CST

Spacecraft that are (currently) not working should be shown in a differnt color: ICE Stereo B Philae Chang'e 3 (probably dead, could be removed) Pioneer 10 (dead, should be removed) Pioneer 11 (dead, should be removed) The following near term EOM are not listed: Messenger EOM Spring 2015 Venus Express EOM ~2015 Rosetta EOM ~End 2015 Missing Spacecraft WIND @ L1

Anonymous: 11/28/2014 06:57 CST

As SDO is listed as a solar observing spacecraft in earth orbit also the following missions should be listed: IRIS Hinode

Anonymous: 11/29/2014 04:08 CST

Missing Spacecraft Chang'e 2 (probably still operating) Further earth orbiting solar observing satellites: Proba-2 RHESSI Could also be added: Earth magnetic field measurement satellites: Geotail Cluster-II FM-5/6/7/8 Swarm A/B/C MMS 1/2/3/4 set for launch Mar 2015 Astronomy Spacecraft that also (sometimes) observe solar system objects: HST (Earth orbit) NEOWISE (Earth orbit) HISAKI (Earth Orbit) Spacecraft (mostly) not observing the solar system but outside earth orbit: Spitzer (earth trailing orbit) Kepler (earth trailing orbit) GAIA (L2)

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