So a large beer to all involved!
So now we have Messenger at Mercury, Venus Express performing dangerous aerobraking manoeuvres in Venus' atmosphere, a fleet robots trundling over Mars - not forgetting a small fleet of satellites around the planet, Juno on its way to Jupiter and venerable Cassini still going strong around Saturn.
Then there are the three that I'm most anticipating:
- Dawn's arrival at Ceres in February 2015
- New Horizons arrival, or rather fly-by, of Pluto in July 2015
In the meantime: