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  1. Venus Express reaches its final destination

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    April 11, 2006

    After a 400-million-km cruise since its launch last November, Europe’s Venus Express space probe reached its destination on 11 April, with a series of complex manoeuvres to successfully take it into orbit around Venus.

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  2. Voyager missions: at the edge of the Solar System

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    June 15, 2006

    Launched nearly 30 years ago, the Voyager 1 space probe is now 100 times further from the Sun than Earth is, some 15 billion km away. With its twin Voyager 2, it is set to go past the edge of the Solar System, where no spacecraft has ventured before.

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  3. CoRoT discovers 7 new planets

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    June 14, 2010

    CNES’s exoplanet-hunting spacecraft has made a series of new discoveries, reaping a rich harvest of data to help scientists better understand these far-off “solar systems”.

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