Upcoming Events


Press Event
Apr 15, 2024

Loral O’Hara Post Mission Press Conference

Johnson Space Center, Houston International Space Station Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-24 Expedition 70

After spending six-and-a-half-months aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara will participate in a news conference. O’Hara completed 204 days in space, 3,264 orbits of the Earth, and 86.5 million miles during her first spaceflight. She witnessed the arrival of eight visiting spacecraft and the departure of seven visiting spacecraft, including both crewed and cargo missions. O’Hara also completed one spacewalk totaling six hours, 42 minutes.

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Press Event
Apr 15, 2024

NASA Mars Sample Return Update Conference

Online

NASA will host a media teleconference to discuss the agency’s response to a Mars Sample Return Independent Review Board report from September 2023, including next steps for the program. The media teleconference will share the agency’s recommendations regarding a path forward for Mars Sample Return within a balanced overall science program. The speakers include: - NASA Administrator Bill Nelson - Nicky Fox, associate administrator, Science Mission Directorate

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EVA
Apr 25, 2024

Russian EVA-62

International Space Station International Space Station

Two ROSCOSMOS cosmonauts will perform an EVA outside the International Space Station.

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Spacecraft Undocking
Apr 26, 2024

CRS-30 Dragon Undocking

International Space Station International Space Station Falcon 9 Block 5 | Dragon CRS-2 SpX-30

The SpaceX CRS-30 Dragon spacecraft will undock from the International Space Station ahead of its reentry, splashdown and recovery.

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Docking
May 31, 2024

Boeing Starliner CFT Docking

International Space Station International Space Station Atlas V N22 | CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner will dock with the International Space Station as part of its crewed test flight.

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EVA
May 31, 2024

US EVA-90

International Space Station International Space Station Expedition 70

Astronauts will exit the station’s Quest airlock to collect microorganism samples and install a new high definition camera on the ISS truss.

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Spacecraft Undocking
May 31, 2024

Boeing Starliner CFT Undocking

International Space Station International Space Station Atlas V N22 | CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner will undock from the International Space Station and conduct a deorbit burn as part of its crewed test flight. Following the deorbit burn the capsule will renter the Earth's atmosphere and land at the 'White Sands Missile Range' using its parachutes.

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Spacecraft Landing
May 31, 2024

Boeing Starliner CFT Landing

White Sands Missile Range Atlas V N22 | CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test

Following its deorbit burn, the Boeing CST-100 Starliner will reenter the Earth's atmosphere and land at the White Sands Missile Range using its parachutes.

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Spacecraft Berthing
Jul 31, 2024

SNC-1 Dream Chaser Berthing

International Space Station International Space Station Vulcan VC4L | Dream Chaser CRS 2 Flight 1

NASA TV will livestream the rendezvous and capture of Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser cargo craft to the International Space Station.

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Spacecraft Release
Jul 31, 2024

SNC-1 Dream Chaser Release & Reentry

International Space Station International Space Station Vulcan VC4L | Dream Chaser CRS 2 Flight 1

The Sierra Nevada Corporation SNC-1 Dream Chaser will be unberthed from the ISS before re-entering the Earth's atmosphere and landing at Kennedy Space Center.

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Spacecraft Landing
Jul 31, 2024

SNC-1 Dream Chaser Landing

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Vulcan VC4L | Dream Chaser CRS 2 Flight 1

The Sierra Nevada Corporation SNC-1 Dream Chaser will land autonomously at the Launch and Landing Facility of Kennedy Space Center.

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Docking
Aug 31, 2024

Boeing Starliner-1 Docking

International Space Station International Space Station Atlas V N22 | Starliner-1

The Starliner-1 spacecraft will dock autonomously to the International Space Station, carrying four astronauts to the International Space Station.

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Flyby
Sep 05, 2024

BepiColombo Mercury Flyby

Mercury Ariane 5 ECA | BepiColombo

Fourth of six Mercury flybys of the ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission before entering orbit around its destination planet in 2025.

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Flyby
Dec 02, 2024

BepiColombo Mercury Flyby

Mercury Ariane 5 ECA | BepiColombo

Fifth of six Mercury flybys of the ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission before entering orbit around its destination planet in 2025.

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Flyby
Dec 12, 2024

Lucy Earth Flyby

Earth Atlas V 401 | Lucy

Second of three Earth flybys of NASA's Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids.

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Spacecraft Berthing
Dec 31, 2024

HTV-X1 Rendezvous and Capture

International Space Station International Space Station H3-24 | HTV-X1

NASA TV will live stream the rendezvous and capture of JAXA's HTV-X1 cargo craft to the International Space Station.

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Spacecraft Release
Dec 31, 2024

HTV-X1 Release & Reentry

International Space Station International Space Station H3-24 | HTV-X1

The JAXA HTV-X1 will be unberthed from the ISS before initiating a destructive reentry into the Earth's atmosphere taking waste along with it.

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Flyby
Jan 09, 2025

BepiColombo Mercury Flyby

Mercury Ariane 5 ECA | BepiColombo

Last of six Mercury flybys of the ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission before entering orbit around its destination planet in 2025.

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Flyby
Feb 18, 2025

Solar Orbiter Venus Flyby

Venus Atlas V 411 | Solar Orbiter

Solar Orbiter, a partnership between ESA and NASA, will perform a gravity assist maneuver with Venus on February 18, 2025. Throughout its mission it also makes repeated gravity assist flybys of Venus to get closer to the Sun, and to change its orbital inclination, boosting it out of the ecliptic plane, to get the best – and first – views of the Sun’s poles.

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Flyby
Apr 20, 2025

Lucy Main Belt Asteroid (52246) Donaldjohansen Flyby

(52246) Donaldjohansen Atlas V 401 | Lucy

Flyby of the main belt asteroid (52246) Donaldjohansen asteroid by NASA's Lucy mission.

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Spacecraft Landing
Jun 30, 2025

Boeing Starliner-1 Landing

White Sands Missile Range Atlas V N22 | Starliner-1

Following its deorbit burn, the Boeing CST-100 Starliner will reenter the Earth's atmosphere and land at the White Sands Missile Range using its parachutes.

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Spacecraft Undocking
Jun 30, 2025

Boeing Starliner-1 Undocking

International Space Station International Space Station Atlas V N22 | Starliner-1

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner will undock from the International Space Station and conduct a deorbit burn as part of its first operational mission. Following the deorbit burn the capsule will renter the Earth's atmosphere and land at the 'White Sands Missile Range' using its parachutes.

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Orbital Insertion
Dec 05, 2025

BepiColombo Mercury Orbit Insertion

Mercury Ariane 5 ECA | BepiColombo

Orbital insertion around Mercury of the ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission.

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Flyby
Dec 24, 2026

Solar Orbiter Venus Flyby

Venus Atlas V 411 | Solar Orbiter

Solar Orbiter, a partnership between ESA and NASA, will perform a gravity assist maneuver with Venus on December 24, 2026. Throughout its mission it also makes repeated gravity assist flybys of Venus to get closer to the Sun, and to change its orbital inclination, boosting it out of the ecliptic plane, to get the best – and first – views of the Sun’s poles.

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Flyby
Aug 12, 2027

Lucy Trojan Asteroid (3548) Eurybates & Queta Flyby

(3548) Eurybates Atlas V 401 | Lucy

Flyby of the Trojan asteroid (3548) Eurybates and its satellite Queta by NASA's Lucy mission.

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Flyby
Sep 15, 2027

Lucy Trojan Asteroid (15094) Polymele Flyby

(15094) Polymele Atlas V 401 | Lucy

Flyby of the Trojan asteroid (15094) Polymele by NASA's Lucy mission.

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Flyby
Mar 17, 2028

Solar Orbiter Venus Flyby

Venus Atlas V 411 | Solar Orbiter

Solar Orbiter, a partnership between ESA and NASA, will perform a gravity assist maneuver with Venus on March 17, 2028. Throughout its mission it also makes repeated gravity assist flybys of Venus to get closer to the Sun, and to change its orbital inclination, boosting it out of the ecliptic plane, to get the best – and first – views of the Sun’s poles.

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Flyby
Apr 18, 2028

Lucy Trojan Asteroid (11351) Leucus Flyby

(11351) Leucus Atlas V 401 | Lucy

Flyby of the Trojan asteroid (11351) Leucus by NASA's Lucy mission.

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Flyby
Nov 11, 2028

Lucy Trojan Asteroid (21900) Orus Flyby

(21900) Orus Atlas V 401 | Lucy

Flyby of the Trojan asteroid (21900) Orus by NASA's Lucy mission.

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Flyby
Jun 10, 2029

Solar Orbiter Venus Flyby

Venus Atlas V 411 | Solar Orbiter

Solar Orbiter, a partnership between ESA and NASA, will perform a gravity assist maneuver with Venus on June 10, 2029. Throughout its mission it also makes repeated gravity assist flybys of Venus to get closer to the Sun, and to change its orbital inclination, boosting it out of the ecliptic plane, to get the best – and first – views of the Sun’s poles.

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Flyby
Sep 02, 2030

Solar Orbiter Venus Flyby

Venus Atlas V 411 | Solar Orbiter

Solar Orbiter, a partnership between ESA and NASA, will perform a gravity assist maneuver with Venus on September 2, 2030. Throughout its mission it also makes repeated gravity assist flybys of Venus to get closer to the Sun, and to change its orbital inclination, boosting it out of the ecliptic plane, to get the best – and first – views of the Sun’s poles.

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Flyby
Dec 25, 2030

Lucy Earth Flyby

Earth Atlas V 401 | Lucy

Third and final Earth flyby of NASA's Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids.

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Flyby
Mar 03, 2033

Lucy Trojan Asteroids (617) Patroclus & Menoetius Flyby

(617) Patroclus & Menoetius Atlas V 401 | Lucy

Flyby of the Trojan binary asteroid pair (617) Patroclus and Menoetius by NASA's Lucy mission.

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