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New Shepard Flight 10
Blue Origin will be launching its suborbital New Shepard rocket for the 10th time with some NASA-sponsored payloads in the capsule. This will be the 4th launch of this particular booster. Image: Blue Origin
January, 2019
Van Horn, Texas
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U.S. EVA 53
The primary goal of the spacewalk is to install new Batteries in the ISS P4 Truss 2A power channel. It is scheduled to last 6.5 hours.
February, 2019
International Space Station
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U.S. EVA 52
The primary goal of the spacewalk is to install new Batteries in the ISS P4 Truss 4A power channel. It is scheduled to last 6.5 hours.
February, 2019
International Space Station
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Dragon (CRS-17) Capture and Berthing
The SpaceX CRS-17 Dragon cargo vehicle will be captured by the robotic Canadarm2 and berthed to the Harmony module on the International Space Station.
February, 2019
International Space Station
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Orion Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2)
NASA will conduct an in-flight abort test of its Orion space capsule. The test will ensure that the capsule is capable of safely carrying crew away from the launch vehicle in the event of an anomaly.
April, 2019
White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico
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CST-100 Starliner Pad Abort Test
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner capsule will perform a pad abort test as part of NASA's Commercial Crew program.
April, 2019
White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico
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Crew Dragon In-flight Abort Test
SpaceX will conduct an in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon capsule. The test will ensure that Crew Dragon is capable of safely maneuvering away from the launch vehicle in the event of an anomaly. The test is part of NASA's Commercial Crew program.
May, 2019
Pad 39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
OSIRIS-REx Samples Bennu
OSIRIS-REx will move into position to collect a sample of asteroid Bennu's surface material. The spacecraft's sampling arm will then touch the surface for five seconds as part of the Touch-And-Go (TAG) sampling maneuver.
Sat Jul 04, 2020
Bennu
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OSIRIS-REx Returns a Sample of Bennu to Earth
The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will return a sample of the asteroid Bennu to Earth. The sample will land via parachute in the Utah desert.
Sun Sep 24, 2023
Utah Desert
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