Interplanetary spaceflight

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Interplanetary spaceflight or interplanetary travel is travel between planets within a single planetary system.[1] In practice, spaceflights of this type are confined to travel between the planets of the Solar System.

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Current achievements in interplanetary travel

Remotely guided space probes have flown by all of the planets of the Solar System from Mercury to Neptune, with a probe currently en route to fly by the dwarf planet Pluto. The four most distant spacecraft (Pioneer 10, Pioneer 11, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2) are on course to leave the Solar System.

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