Deep Space Rendezvous
|13 January||Cassini||23rd flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 950 kilometres (590 mi)|
|29 January||Cassini||24th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 2,775 kilometres (1,724 mi)|
|22 February||Cassini||25th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 953 kilometres (592 mi)|
|25 February||Rosetta||Flyby of Mars||Gravity assist|
|28 February||New Horizons||Flyby of Jupiter||Gravity assist|
|10 March||Cassini||26th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 956 kilometres (594 mi)|
|26 March||Cassini||27th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 953 kilometres (592 mi)|
|10 April||Cassini||28th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 951 kilometres (591 mi)|
|26 April||Cassini||29th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 951 kilometres (591 mi)|
|12 May||Cassini||30th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 950 kilometres (590 mi)|
|28 May||Cassini||31stflyby of Titan||Closest approach: 2,425 kilometres (1,507 mi)|
|5 June||MESSENGER||2nd flyby of Venus||Gravity assist; Closest approach: 338 kilometres (210 mi)|
|13 June||Cassini||32nd flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 950 kilometres (590 mi)|
|29 June||Cassini||33rd flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 1,942 kilometres (1,207 mi)|
|19 July||Cassini||34thflyby of Titan||Closest approach: 1,302 kilometres (809 mi)|
|30 August||Cassini||Flyby of Rhea||Closest approach: 5,100 kilometres (3,200 mi)|
|31 August||Cassini||35th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 3,227 kilometres (2,005 mi)|
|10 September||Cassini||Flyby of Iapetus||Closest approach: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)|
|2 October||Cassini||36th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 950 kilometres (590 mi)|
|3 October||Kaguya||Selenocentric orbit injection|
|5 November||Chang'e 1||Selenocentric orbit injection|
|13 November||Rosetta||2nd flyby of the Earth||Mistaken for asteroid, given the designation 2007 VN84|
|19 November||Cassini||37th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 950 kilometres (590 mi)|
|5 December||Cassini||38th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)|
|20 December||Cassini||39th flyby of Titan||Closest approach: 953 kilometres (592 mi)|
|31 December||Deep Impact (EPOXI)||Flyby of Earth||Closest approach: 15,566 kilometres (9,672 mi)|
- Distant, non-targeted flybys of Dione, Enceladus, Mimas, Tethys and Titan by Cassini occurred throughout the year.
Read more about this topic: 2007 In Spaceflight
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