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The 5 space probes and 1 other object listed below are the only artificial objects that have ever escaped the solar system.
List of artificial objects escaping from the Solar System
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Pioneer 11late 1996Its transmitter fell silent altogether
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Pioneer 102003(01/23)The final, very weak signal was received when it was 12 billion kilometers (80 AU) from Earth
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New Horizons2014(08/24)The probe will pass Neptune's orbit
Feb 2015Observations of Pluto begin
2015(05/05)Images exceed best Hubble Space Telescope resolution
2015(07/14)Flyby of Pluto around 11:47 UTC at 13,695 km, 13.78 km/s. Flyby of Charon, Hydra, Nix, Kerberos and Styx around 12:01 UTC at 29,473 km, 13.87 km/s
Voyager 22015 approxTermination of gyroscopic operations
Voyager 12015Termination of Data Tape Recorder (DTR) operations (limited by ability to capture 1.4 kbit/s data using a 70 m/34 m antenna array. This is the minimum rate at which the DTS can read-out data.)
New Horizons third stagelate 2015Crosses Pluto's orbit
Voyager 12016 approxTermination of gyroscopic operations
New Horizons20162020Possible flyby of one or more Kuiper belt objects (KBOs)
Voyager 22020 approxInitiate instrument power sharing
Voyager 12020Start shutdown of science instruments (as of October 18, 2010 the order is undecided but the Low-Energy Charged Particles, Cosmic Ray Subsystem, Magnetometer, and Plasma Wave Subsystem instruments are expected to still be operating)
Voyager 22025 or slightly afterwardsCan no longer power any single instrument
Voyager 12025-2030Can no longer power any single instrument
New Horizons2026The Dwarf Planets mission will conclude
2038(12)New Horizons will be 100 AU from the Sun/If still functioning, the probe will explore the outer heliosphere.
List of space observatories

Fast radio burst



Reusable launch system

The first reusable launch vehicle to reach orbit was the Space Shuttle, which was not able to accomplish the intended goal of reducing launch costs to below those of expendable launch systems.
Space Shuttle

SpaceX develops and manufactures space launch vehicles with a focus on advancing the state of rocket technology. The company's first two launch vehicles were the Falcon 1 and Falcon 9 rockets (a nod to Star Wars' Millennium Falcon), and its first spacecraft is the Dragon (a nod to Puff the Magic Dragon).

List of Falcon 9 first-stage boosters (Block 5 only below)
Falcon 9 booster B1046
KSC LC-39A
2018(05/11) - 2020(01/19)
Falcon 9 booster B1047
CCAFS SLC-40
2018(07/22) - 2019(08/06)
Falcon 9 booster B1048
VAFB SLC-4E
2018(07/25)
Falcon 9 booster B1049
CCAFS SLC-40
2018(09/10)
Falcon 9 booster B1050
CCAFS SLC-40
2018(12/05)
Falcon 9 booster B1051
KSC LC-39A
2019(03/02)
Falcon 9 booster B1054
CCAFS SLC-40
2018(12/23)
Falcon 9 booster B1056
CCAFS SLC-40
2019(05/04)
Falcon 9 booster B1059
CCAFS SLC-40
2019(12/05)
Falcon 9 booster B1058

2020(Q2)
Heavy
Falcon 9 booster B1052
KSC LC-39A
2019(04/11)
Falcon 9 booster B1053
KSC LC-39A
2019(04/11)
Falcon 9 booster B1055
KSC LC-39A
2019(04/11)
Falcon 9 booster B1057
KSC LC-39A
2019(06/25) - 2019(06/25)
Dragon 2
Category:SpaceX marine material
Autonomous spaceport drone ship Ms. Tree (ship)


VSS Unity RocketMotorTwo Scaled Composites White Knight Two

Blue Origin is owned and led by Amazon.com founder and businessman Jeff Bezos and aerospace engineer Rob Meyerson. NASA Silver Snoopy Award winner Robert Smith is the company's chief executive officer. The name New Shepard makes reference to the first American astronaut in space, Alan Shepard, one of the original NASA Mercury Seven astronauts, who ascended to space on a suborbital trajectory similar to that planned for New Shepard.
New Shepard

RLV-TD is India's first uncrewed flying testbed developed for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstration Programme.
RLV-TD

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