Moon Flybys and Observations

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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
Luna 1Missed Moon, accidentially becoming the first interplanetary spacecraft.
Pioneer 4Missed Moon, entered heliocentric orbit.
Ranger 3Missed Moon, entered heliocentric orbit.
Ranger 5Missed Moon, entered heliocentric orbit.
Zond 3Missed moon by 9,200km, entered heliocentric orbit.
ClementineMoon orbiter. Failed Asteroid Geographos flyby
1999-08-18  02:08CassiniMoon Flyby, calibration images taken (377,000 km)
2006-01-20  03:35New HorizonsClosest approach to the Moon (184,737 km)
2009-06-23  10:29:27LCROSSMoon flyby. Altitude 3,200km.
2009-10-09  11:31:20LCROSSCentaur Moon impact
2009-10-09  11:35:39LCROSSLCROSS Moon impact

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