Pioneer Mission

By : Kelly

What is Pioneer Mission?

Pioneer Mission is a series of United States unmanned space program that is for plannetary exporation. There are a lot of mission , but the most famous one is 10 and 11, they explored the left solar system and outer planet.

Launch Date Of each Mission.

Pioneer 1 ---- October 11 , 1958

Pioneer 2 ---- November 8, 1958

Pioneer 3 ---- December 6, 1958

Pioneer 4 ---- March 3 , 1959

Pioneer 5 ---- March 11, 1960

Pioneer 6 ---- December 16 , 1965

Pioneer 7 ---- August 17 , 1966

Pioneer 8 ---- December 13 , 1967

Pioneer 9 ---- November 8 , 1968

Pioneer 10 ---- March 2 , 1972

Pioneer 11 ---- April 6 , 1973 ( Got lost on November 30 1995)


Are they successful?

Early Pioneer aren't really successful, some of them explode , some of them didn't even get into the space, and some of them miss the planet .But Pioneers 6 to 11 and two Pioneer Venus spcecraft were successful, the most famous one is Pioneer 10 and 11.

What's the goal?

All the mission are trying to take picture of different plannet, even though some of them aren't succesful, but the goal is take different picture from different planet and learn about them.

Some Of the Mission:

10 and 11 are the most famous one . Pioneer 10 went to Jupiter , interstellar medium. And Pioneer 11 went to Jupiter, Saturn, interstellar medium.
Pioneer 6 and Pioneer 9 are in solar orbits 0.8 distance to the sun. Pioneer 7 and Pioneer 8 are in the solar orbits 1.1 distance to the sun.

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Where Pioneer 11 and 10 went , the route of Pioneer 11 and 10.
When Pioneer 11 launch.