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The James Webb Space Telescope has been scheduled to launch from Kourou, French Guiana, on 18 December. For more detail see the NASA Press Release.

ESA's Bepi-Colombo mission will make its first Mercury flyby on 1 October.

Launch of the Lucy mission to seven asteroids is scheduled for 16 October at 09:34 UT (5:34 a.m. EDT).

This Day in Planetary and Lunar Exploration History

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First launch made from White Sands Proving Ground, a Tiny Tim / WAC Corporal to 70 km.

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