International Cometary Explorer


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International Cometary Explorer

(ICE) See International Sun-Earth Explorer.
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After completing its solar mission as ISEE-3 (see Sun and Heliosphere sections) the spacecraft was retargeted and renamed International Cometary Explorer.
Comet Giacobini-Zinner is not exactly a household name, and the International Cometary Explorer (ICE) spacecraft was not even designed to study comets in the first place.
22, 1983, the newly named International Cometary Explorer made the key lunar swing-around that would direct it to the comet.

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