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SpaceX Starhopper Hop Test
SpaceX will conduct a hover test of their Starhopper test vehicle. Starhopper is a testbed for SpaceX's Starship spacecraft which the company is designing to one day colonize the Moon and Mars. Photo via @austinbarnard45 (Austin Barnard) on Twitter.
Wed Jul 17, 2019
SpaceX Launch Site, Boca Chica, Texas
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MOMO 4 Suborbital Launch
Interstellar Technologies will launch its suborbital rocket MOMO 4. It will carry a scientific payload into space with a target apogee of around 120 kilometers.
Sat Jul 20, 2019 02:05 UTC
Taiki, Hokkaido, Japan
Soyuz MS-13 Docking
The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft will dock with the Zvezda module on the International Space Station with crew members Aleksandr Skvortsov (ROSCOSMOS), Luca Parmitano (ESA), and Andrew Morgan (NASA).
Sat Jul 20, 2019 22:30 UTC
International Space Station
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CRS-18 Dragon Capture and Berthing
The SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon cargo resupply vehicle will be captured and berthed to Harmony nadir port on the International Space Station by the robotic CANADARM2.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 20:30 UTC
International Space Station
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NG-11 Cygnus Release
Northrop Grumman's NG-11 Cygnus cargo vehicle will be released from the International Space Station by the robotic CANADARM2.
Sat Jul 27, 2019
International Space Station
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Progress MS-11 Undocking
The Progress MS-11 cargo vehicle will undock from the Pirs module on the International Space Station.
Mon Jul 29, 2019
International Space Station
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Progress MS-12 Docking
The Progress MS-12 cargo vehicle will dock with the Pirs module on the International Space Station.
Wed Jul 31, 2019 15:35 UTC
International Space Station
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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.
August, 2019
White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, USA
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Chandrayaan-2 lands on the Moon
The Chandrayaan-2 mission is an Indian lunar mission. It was launched on July 14, 2019 by a GSLV Mk III. After being separated from the lunar orbiter that accompanies it, the lander – named Vikram – will attempt a landing on the surface of the Moon. If successful, the lander will then deploy a small rover called Pragyan.
Sun Sep 01, 2019
South Pole, Moon
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SLS Green Run Hotfire
The core stage for NASA's first SLS rocket will perform a Green Run hotfire test on the B-2 test stand at NASA Stennis
February, 2020
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, USA
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Launch of Callisto, a reusable launcher prototype from ESA
Callisto is the first reusable launcher prototype of the European Space Agency, which will be used to develop the launcher that will succeed Ariane 6, Ariane Next. It will take off from the Kourou base in French Guiana for a suborbital flight, before returning to land next to his launch pad.
June, 2020
Kourou Space Center, French Guiana
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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Hayabusa-2 returns a sample of Ryugu to Earth
After collecting several samples of the asteroid Ryugu, and after dropping several objects on its surface, Hayabusa-2 will leave Ryugu in December 2019 to bring back the samples it has collected on the asteroid. The capsule containing them should land in the Australian desert just like the Hayabusa-1 mission.
December, 2020
Australian Desert
Mars 2020 Landing
NASA's Mars 2020 Mars rover will land at Jezero crater on Mars. The mission will seek signs of habitable conditions on Mars in the ancient past, and will also search for evidence—or biosignatures—of past microbial life.
Thu Feb 18, 2021
Jezero crater, Mars
Landing of ExoMars on Mars
ExoMars is a Martian rover of the European Space Agency that will land in the region of Oxia Planum. The rover will investigate the local geology and search for signs of past and present life.
April, 2021
Oxia Planum, Mars
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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