Contour Full Mission Timeline

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Spacecraft Event Time. UTC/GMT Times.



Time (UTC/GMT+0)Event
2002-07-03  06:47:41Launch from Cape Canaveral on a Delta 2 Lite into high apogee Earth orbit
2002-08-15Contact with spacecraft lost during heliocentric trajectory insertion burn.
2002-12-20Spacecraft considered lost
2003-08Planned Earth flyby (not achieved)
2003-11-12Planned Comet Enke flyby (100-160km) [not achieved]
2004-08Planned Earth flyby [not achieved]
2005-02Planned Earth flyby [not achieved]
2006-02Planned Earth flyby [not achieved]
2006-06-18Planned Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann-3 flyby (100km) [not achieved]
2007-02Planned Earth flyby [not achieved]
2008-02Planned Earth flyby [not achieved]
2008-08-16Planned Comet dArrest flyby (100km) [not achieved]