Upcoming Events


Press Event
Jun 24, 2024

GOES-U Science Briefing

Kennedy Space Center

GOES-U science briefing with the following participants: - Charles Webb, deputy director, Joint Agency Satellite Division, NASA - Ken Graham, director, NOAA’s National Weather Service - Dan Lindsey, chief scientist, GOES-R Program, NOAA - Elsayed Talaat, director, NOAA’s Office of Space Weather Observations - Chris Wood, NOAA Hurricane Hunter pilot

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Press Event
Jun 24, 2024

GOES-U Prelaunch News Conference

Kennedy Space Center

Prelaunch news conference at Kennedy (following completion of the Launch Readiness Review), with the following participants: - Denton Gibson, launch director, Launch Services Program, NASA - Steve Volz, assistant administrator, NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service - Pam Sullivan, director, GOES-R Program, NOAA - John Gagosian, director, Joint Agency Satellite Division - Julianna Scheiman, director, NASA Science Missions, SpaceX - Brian Cizek, launch weather officer, 45th Weather Squadron, U.S. Space Force

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Spacecraft Landing
Jun 25, 2024

Chang'e 6 Sample Returns to Earth

Dorbod Banner, Inner Mongolia, China

The Chang'e 6 sample-return capsule will enter the Earth's atmosphere and land in Dorbod Banner, Inner Mongolia.

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Press Event
Jun 25, 2024

Ariane 6 Inaugural flight Pre-Launch Media Briefing

Online

ESA is hosting a press conference in preparation for the first flight of Ariane 6. Participants include: - Toni Tolker-Nielsen, Director of Space Transportation, ESA - Carine Leveau, Director of Space Transporation, CNES - Franck Huiban, Head of Civil Programs, ArianeGroup - Caroline Arnoux, Head of Ariane 6 Program, Arianespace

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EVA
Jun 30, 2024

US EVA-90

International Space Station

NASA astronauts Tracy C. Dyson and Michael Barratt will exit the station’s Quest airlock to complete the removal of a faulty electronics box, called a radio frequency group, from a communications antenna on the starboard truss of the space station. The pair also will collect samples for analysis to understand the ability of microorganisms to survive and reproduce on the exterior of the orbiting laboratory.

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Spacecraft Berthing
Jul 31, 2024

SNC-1 Dream Chaser Berthing

International Space Station

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 Undocking
Jul 31, 2024

Boeing Starliner CFT Undocking

International Space Station

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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EVA
Jul 31, 2024

US EVA-92

International Space Station

NASA astronauts will remove and replace a rate gyro assembly, which provides data on the orientation of the space station. Astronauts will then attach a support bracket, called a modification kit, in preparation for future installation of the orbiting laboratory’s next International Space Station Roll-Out Solar Array on the 2A power channel on the port truss.

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EVA
Jul 31, 2024

US EVA-91

International Space Station

NASA astronauts will remove and replace the external high-definition camera located at camera port nine on the orbiting laboratory. This camera is one of several to provide external views of the space station. Additionally, crew members will complete a cable connection fit check for the alpha magnetic spectrometer, a particle physics experiment on the station’s exterior.

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Press Event
Jul 31, 2024

Starliner CFT Pre-Departure On-Orbit News Conference

International Space Station

The Starliner CFT astronauts will give a news conference from the International Space Station before their return to Earth.

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Spacecraft Landing
Jul 31, 2024

Boeing Starliner CFT Landing

White Sands Missile Range

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 Release
Jul 31, 2024

SNC-1 Dream Chaser Release & Reentry

International Space Station

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Flyby
Dec 24, 2026

Solar Orbiter Venus Flyby

Venus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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