Next Spaceflight
SpaceX Starship Presentation
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will present the latest developments in the Starship program. Starship is the company's next-generation launch vehicle which will be used to colonize the Moon and Mars.
NET Sat Sep 28, 2019
Boca Chica, Texas
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HTV-8 Capture
The HTV-8 cargo vehicle will be captured and berthed to the Harmony module of the International Space Station.
NET September, 2019
Harmony module, 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.
NET October, 2019
White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, USA
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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
NET February, 2020
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, USA
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Callisto test flight
Callisto is a prototype vehicle for a reusable rocket being developed by CNES, DLR, and JAXA. It will take off from the Kourou base in French Guiana for a suborbital flight, before returning to land next to the launch pad.
NET 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.
NET 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.
NET 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.
NET 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.
NET 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.
NET Sun Sep 24, 2023
Utah Desert
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