Where are they now? Cool Infographic of Earth’s 25 active space missions


Check out this awesome infographic from World Science Festival detailing all of the currently active space missions. Since Sputnik in 1957, there have been around 160 unmanned probes sent out into space, but only 25 are still on task, or still functioning after accomplishing their goals. 19 from NASA and the others from Europe, China and India.

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Read: Where Are They Now: Checking In on Earth’s 25 Active Missions [Infographic] | World Science Festival