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Moon (Unmanned landing)
- China successfully completed its first unmanned Moon landing in December 2013, with the Chang'e 3 lunar rover mission.
Venus (Entry Probe)
- The Venus Entry Probe is a European Space Agency space probe to Venus originally scheduled to be launched in 2013. However, the mission was postponed to at least 2016.
- India launched its first Mars probe, Mangalyaan in November 2013.
- The MAVEN spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars Scout Program, launched in November 2013.
Two solar and three lunar eclipses take place in 2013 as follows.
- Partial Lunar eclipse of April 25, 2013
- Penumbral Lunar eclipse of May 25, 2013
- Annular Solar eclipse of May 10, 2013
- Penumbral Lunar eclipse of October 18, 2013
- Hybrid Solar eclipse of November 03, 2013