List of current missions

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Missions currently en-route to, landed on, or orbiting the planet are listed below.

Mission Type Launch date Arrival date Principal
organization
Location Status
2001 Mars Odyssey Orbiter 7 April 2001 24 October 2001 NASA Polar orbit Propellant could last until 2025
Mars Express Orbiter 2 June 2003 25 December 2003 ESA Elliptical near-polar orbit Funded through 2020
Opportunity Rover 7 July 2003 25 January 2004 NASA Endeavour Crater Hibernation - dust storm
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Orbiter 12 August 2005 10 March 2006 NASA Sun-synchronous (polar) orbit Propellant could last to 2030's
Curiosity Lander 26 November 2011 6 August 2012 NASA Gale Crater Active
Mars Orbiter Mission Orbiter 5 November 2013 24 Septemer 2014 ISAC Highly elliptical non-polar orbit Active
MAVEN Orbiter 18 November 2013 22 September 2014 NASA Highly elliptical non-polar orbit Currently in science mission, planned orbit change in 2019 to serve as comm relay
ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter Orbiter 14 March 2016 19 October 2016 ESA/Roscosmos Circular 74 deg science orbit Active
InSight Lander 5 May 2018 November 2018 NASA En-route


See also List of Planned Missions