We humans are an inquisitive species to say the least. For more than 50 years, we’ve launched various probes and instruments into the cosmos to better understand our ever-expanding universe. These modules have visited the gas giants, rendezvoused with Rosetta, and even trekked marathons across the Martian surface.
While many missions have received their fair share of attention, their are plenty other lesser known probes and curios of our curious species currently faring the final frontier. Here are our nine favorite objects mankind has ever blasted into outer space.