Missions to Enceladus

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Time (UTC/GMT+0)MissionEvent
1979-09-01  18:30:14Pioneer 11Enceladus closest approach (222,027km)
1980-11-13  01:51:16Voyager 1Enceladus flyby (distant) (202,040 km)
1981-08-26  03:45:16Voyager 2Enceladus flyby (87,140 km)
2005-01-16  06:16Cassini(c) Distant Enceladus flyby (189,000 km)
2005-02-17  03:25Cassini(3) Targeted Enceladus flyby (1264 km)
2005-03-09Cassini(4) Targeted Enceladus flyby (501 km)
2005-03-29Cassini(5) Distant Enceladus flyby (56,000 km)
2005-05-21Cassini(8) Distant Enceladus flyby (102,000 km)
2005-07-14Cassini(11) Targeted Enceladus flyby (172 km)
2005-10-11Cassini(16) Distant Enceladus flyby (49,000 km)
2005-11-27Cassini(18) Distant Enceladus flyby (108,000 km)
2005-12-24Cassini(19) Distant Enceladus flyby (94,000 km)
2006-09-09Cassini(28) Distant Enceladus flyby (40,000 km)
2006-11-08Cassini(32) Distant Enceladus flyby (91,000 km)
2007-06-27Cassini(47) Distant Enceladus flyby (89,000 km)
2007-09-30Cassini(50) Distant Enceladus flyby (98,000 km)
2008-03-12Cassini(61) Targeted Enceladus flyby possibly straight through the geyser plume (23 km)
2008-06-30Cassini(74) Distant Enceladus flyby (101,000 km)
2008-10-09  19:06:40CassiniENCELADUS close flyby: 25.0km at v = 17.7 km/s. 28S 97W. phase = 113 deg. inbound
2008-10-31  17:14:51CassiniENCELADUS close flyby: 196.9km at v = 17.7 km/s. 28S 97W. phase = 113.3 deg. inbound
2008-11-08  21:51:06CassiniENCELADUS non-targetted flyby: Inbound 52801.7 km flyby. v = 16.8 km/s. phase = 128 deg
2008-12-02  06:35:17CassiniENCELADUS non-targetted flyby: Inbound 122550.0 km flyby. v = 15.7 km/s. phase = 115 deg
2009-11-02  07:41:58CassiniENCELADUS targetted flyby: Altitude 99km. Velocity 27,868km/h. Phase: 90 deg. Outbound
2009-11-21  02:09:50CassiniENCELADUS targetted flyby: Inbound 1602.9 km flyby. v = 27,915 km/h. phase = 87 deg
2010-01-11  06:47:42CassiniENCELADUS non-targetted flyby: Outbound 105775.9 km flyby. v = 11.4 km/s. phase = 98 deg
2010-04-28  00:10:17CassiniENCELADUS targetted flyby: Outbound 99.0 km flyby. v = 6.5 km/s. phase = 93 deg
2010-05-18  06:04:04CassiniENCELADUS targetted flyby: Inbound 197.8 km flyby. v = 6.5 km/s. phase = 108 deg
2010-07-05  02:06:59CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 55963.7 km flyby, v = 11.2 km/s, phase = 58 deg. [134EN]
2010-08-13  22:29:37CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E11): Inbound 2651.1 km flyby, v = 6.9 km/s, phase = 85 deg. [136EN]
2010-09-23  03:14:45CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Outbound 116859.6 km flyby, v = 12.9 km/s, phase = 104 deg. [138EN]
2010-11-09  16:36:28CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 37781.6 km flyby, v = 6.1 km/s, phase = 51 deg. [140EN]
2010-11-30  11:58:07CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E12): Outbound 49.0 km flyby, v = 6.3 km/s, phase = 98 deg. [141EN]
2010-12-21  01:12:27CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E13): Outbound 47.8 km flyby, v = 6.3 km/s, phase = 102 deg. [142EN]
2011-01-31  05:53:48CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Outbound 59635.0 km flyby, v = 9.6 km/s, phase = 110 deg. [144EN]
2011-02-20  14:02:38CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Outbound 65902.1 km flyby, v = 4.2 km/s, phase = 133 deg. [145EN]
2011-09-13  22:49:22CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 42050.0 km flyby, v = 6.3 km/s, phase = 51 deg. [153EN]
2011-10-01  13:54:13CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E14): Inbound 49.0 km flyby, v = 7.4 km/s, phase = 102 deg. [154EN]
2011-10-19  09:23:58CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E15): Inbound 1208.3 km flyby, v = 7.5 km/s, phase = 118 deg. [155EN]
2011-11-06  04:59:05CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E16): Inbound 49.0 km flyby, v = 7.4 km/s, phase = 102 deg. [156EN]
2011-11-23  23:52:06CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 17178.6 km flyby, v = 8.4 km/s, phase = 114 deg. [157EN]
2011-12-12  04:23:38CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Outbound 20205.1 km flyby, v = 6.5 km/s, phase = 41 deg. [158EN]
2012-02-21  01:28:37CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 67186.2 km flyby, v = 11.2 km/s, phase = 100 deg. [161EN]
2012-03-09  23:37:22CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 15381.1 km flyby, v = 6.8 km/s, phase = 73 deg. [162EN]
2012-03-27  18:25:30CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E17): Inbound 49.0 km flyby, v = 7.5 km/s, phase = 104 deg. [163EN]
2012-04-14  13:56:56CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E18): Inbound 49.0 km flyby, v = 7.5 km/s, phase = 105 deg. [164EN]
2012-05-02  09:27:13CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E19): Inbound 81.2 km flyby, v = 7.6 km/s, phase = 101 deg. [165EN]
2012-05-20  02:49:12CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 78992.8 km flyby, v = 11.9 km/s, phase = 102 deg. [166EN]
2015-07-27  06:13:34CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Outbound 112063.0 km flyby, v = 6.6 km/s, phase = 24 deg. [219EN]
2015-08-18  01:24:21CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 52778.6 km flyby, v = 3.2 km/s, phase = 76 deg. [220EN]
2015-09-08  21:34:08CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 120729.1 km flyby, v = 7.0 km/s, phase = 102 deg. [221EN]
2015-10-14  10:46:24CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E20): Inbound 2234.2 km flyby, v = 8.4 km/s, phase = 68 deg. [223EN]
2015-10-28  15:22:10CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E21): Outbound 49.0 km flyby, v = 8.5 km/s, phase = 115 deg. [224EN]
2015-12-19  17:48:43CassiniTargetted ENCELADUS flyby (E22): Outbound 4999.0 km flyby, v = 9.5 km/s, phase = 114 deg. [228EN]
2016-01-14  03:22:51CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 71078.9 km flyby, v = 13.3 km/s, phase = 70 deg. [230EN]
2016-02-15  04:27:29CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Outbound 84939.3 km flyby, v = 7.5 km/s, phase = 73 deg. [232EN]
2016-11-27  06:54:49CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 21467.2 km flyby, v = 15.6 km/s, phase = 103 deg. [250EN]
2016-12-26  01:34:09CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 88884.7 km flyby, v = 19.2 km/s, phase = 134 deg. [254EN]
2017-01-23  17:02:42CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 123741.7 km flyby, v = 20.2 km/s, phase = 129 deg. [258EN]
2017-03-29  05:50:54CassiniNon-argetted ENCELADUS flyby: Inbound 94207.9 km flyby, v = 19.3 km/s, phase = 132 deg. [267EN]

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