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Soyuz MS-11 (57S) Landing
The Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft will land in Kazakhstan with crew members Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques, and Oleg Kononenko after a seven-month stay at the International Space Station.
Tue Jun 25, 2019 02:00 UTC
Kazakhstan
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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.
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:00 UTC
SLC-46, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA
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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.
July, 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
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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