1. Galileo Spacecraft
Galileo Spacecraft – First to measure Jupiter’s atmosphere & fly past an asteroid.
2. Mars Exploration Rover Mission
Spirit & Opportunity Rovers – Discovered dust devils and ancient acidic lakes.
3. Kepler Mission
Kepler Spacecraft – Discovered 1000s of alien planets orbiting other stars.
4. Spitzer Mission
Spitzer Spacecraft – First telescope to detect light from extrasolar planets.
5. The Interstellar Mission
Voyager 1 Spacecraft – First to cross solar bubble and enter interstellar space.
6. WMAP Mission
WMAP Spacecraft – Discovered approximate age of the Universe.
7. New Horizons Mission
New Horizon Spacecraft – First ever close-up study of Pluto.
8. Pioneer Mission
Pioneer 10 Spacecraft – First spacecraft to enter the asteroid belt and fly to Jupiter and Saturn.
9. Rosetta Mission
Philae Lander – First spacecraft to land on a comet and provide close-up photos.
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