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Distant Destinations

  • Michel van Pelt


In this chapter we will have a look at how the diversity of robotic space probe missions — and, with them, our knowledge of the Solar System — have dramatically expanded over the last 20 years or so. Each mission targeting a planet, moon, comet or asteroid presented us with its own challenges. Each of them also rewarded humanity with unique scientific rewards when successfully completed.


Solar Wind Solar System Lunar Surface Solar Panel Mars Global Surveyor 
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