Missions to Dione

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Only includes unmanned missions where a full timeline is availabe on this website.
Only includes unmanned missions where a full timeline is availabe on this website.

Time (UTC/GMT+0)MissionEvent
1979-09-01  15:59:30Pioneer 11Dione closest approach (291,556km)
1980-11-13  03:39:40Voyager 1Dione flyby (distant) (161,520 km)
1981-08-26  01:04:32Voyager 2Dione flyby (distant) (502,250 km)
2004-12-14Cassini(b) Distant Dione flyby (72,000 km)
2005-10-11Cassini(16) Targeted Dione flyby (500 km)
2006-11-20Cassini(33) Distant Dione flyby (75,000 km)
2007-04-24Cassini(43) Distant Dione flyby (114,000 km)
2007-09-30Cassini(50) Distant Dione flyby (47,000 km)
2008-01-03Cassini(55) Distant Dione flyby (122,000 km)
2009-07-11  03:12:31CassiniDIONE non-targetted flyby. Distance 87,279km. Speed 33,089km/h. Outbound. Phase 62 deg.
2009-09-20  16:52:02CassiniDIONE non-targetted flyby: Outbound 97914.0 km flyby. v = 9.8 km/s. phase = 94 deg
2010-01-27  11:47:13CassiniDIONE non-targetted flyby: Outbound 45083.7 km flyby. v = 8.7 km/s. phase = 106 deg
2010-04-07  05:18:18CassiniDIONE targetted flyby: Altitude 11,984km. Speed 30,248km/h. Phase = 79 deg. Inbound.
2010-08-13  17:43:51CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Inbound 108621.0 km flyby, v = 11.3 km/s, phase = 84 deg. [136DI]
2010-09-03  09:04:29CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Outbound 33089.5 km flyby, v = 9.0 km/s, phase = 83 deg. [137DI]
2010-10-17  01:30:24CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Outbound 23296.4 km flyby, v = 7.1 km/s, phase = 89 deg. [139DI]
2010-11-09  11:05:07CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Inbound 93182.5 km flyby, v = 10.0 km/s, phase = 74 deg. [140DI]
2010-12-20  16:57:08CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Inbound 102068.8 km flyby, v = 5.9 km/s, phase = 87 deg. [142DI]
2011-12-12  09:38:06CassiniTargetted DIONE flyby (D3): Outbound 199.0 km flyby, v = 8.7 km/s, phase = 55 deg. [158DI]
2012-03-28  05:02:47CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Outbound 45418.2 km flyby, v = 7.5 km/s, phase = 64 deg. [163DI]
2012-05-02  20:09:51CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Outbound 9270.0 km flyby, v = 8.5 km/s, phase = 64 deg. [165DI]
2015-04-11  23:23:42CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Outbound 113781.2 km flyby, v = 8.0 km/s, phase = 28 deg. [214DI]
2015-06-16  20:09:14CassiniTargetted DIONE flyby (D4): Outbound 523.9 km flyby, v = 7.3 km/s, phase = 58 deg. [217DI]
2015-07-27  00:52:52CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Inbound 58644.1 km flyby, v = 5.1 km/s, phase = 119 deg. [219DI]
2015-08-17  18:39:03CassiniTargetted DIONE flyby (D5): Inbound 510.1 km flyby, v = 6.4 km/s, phase = 67 deg. [220DI]
2015-09-08  14:45:15CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Inbound 38005.7 km flyby, v = 7.5 km/s, phase = 67 deg. [221DI]
2015-09-30  08:53:13CassiniNon-argetted DIONE flyby: Inbound 34790.0 km flyby, v = 9.9 km/s, phase = 63 deg. [222DI]

Indexed Targets (by location)
Planets and Moons
Sun
Mercury
Venus
Earth
.. Moon
.. L2
Mars
.. Deimos
.. Phobos
Jupiter
.. Amalthea
.. Callisto
.. Europa
.. Ganymede
.. Himalia
.. Io
Asteroid Chiron
Asteroid Pholus
Uranus
Neptune
.. Triton
Pluto
.. Charon
Planets and Moons
Saturn
.. Atlas
.. Calypso
.. Daphnis
.. Dione
.. Enceladus
.. Epimetheus
.. Helene
.. Hyperion
.. Iapetus
.. Janus
.. Methone
.. Mimas
.. Pallene
.. Pan
.. Pandora
.. Phoebe
.. Polydeuces
.. Prometheus
.. Rhea
.. Telesto
.. Tethys
.. Titan
Minor Planets
Ceres
Asteroids
APL (2002JF56)
Eros
Gaspra
Ida
Itokawa
Lutetia
Masursky
Mathilde
Steins
Vesta
Geographos
Comets
d'Arrest
Enke
Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Giacobini-Zinner
Grigg-Skjellerup
Halley
Hartley 2
Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova
Schwassmann-Wachmann-3
Tempel 1
Wild 2
Borrelly