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ISEE-3/ICE Mission to Comets ISEE-3/ICE Mission to Our Solar System
12 Aug 1978
Launch (15:12 UT)
20 Nov 1978
Entered Halo orbit at Lagrangian Libration Point 1 (L1)
22 Dec 1983
Renamed International Cometary Explorer
22 Dec 1983
Entered Heliocentric Orbit
11 Sep 1985
Traversed Plasma Tail of Comet Giacobini-Zinner
Mar 1986
Comet Halley Observations

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