Recent years have brought us some interesting landings: Titan, the comet, the Chinese landed on the Moon, we got a lab the size of a SUV on Mars.

Currently, Mars is in the focus of the West, while India and China are targeting the Moon. Are there any landers scheduled (developed, underway, or at least fleshed out in plans) to any other bodies though?

Budget-approved missions are preferred, but others may be included as well as long as their non-approved status is clearly indicated.


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Ordered by launch date:

Stretching the definition of "landing" a little bit, there could also be our first "landing" (in the sense of arrival) at another star system:

  • Breakthrough Starshot to Alpha Centauri, international effort by Breakthrough Initiatives, launch around 2036, arrive between 2056-2066 (communication of successful arrival would take another 4 years), in research phase
  • $\begingroup$ I would delete Laplas-P. There was a mission design study, but in 2017 it was deferred. There is no money and no technological readiness (rad-hardened electronics, etc). Source (in Russian): tass.ru/interviews/4411146 $\endgroup$
    – Heopps
    Oct 4, 2018 at 17:54
  • $\begingroup$ @Heopps A few of these have no money or readiness. Unless it has been definitively canceled, I'll leave it. That said, I will update to say that the funding is no longer approved. $\endgroup$
    – called2voyage
    Oct 4, 2018 at 17:56

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