Upcoming Planetary Events and Missions


2018 December 3 - OSIRIS-REx - Reaches asteroid Bennu
2018 December 7-8 - Chang'e 4 - Launch of Chinese lander and rover to lunar farside

2019 January 1 - New Horizons - Flies by Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69
2019 January 30 - Chandrayaan-2 - Launch of ISRO (India) lunar orbiter, lander, and rover
2019 January - SpaceIL - Launch of Israeli lunar lander
2019 September - OSIRIS-Rex - Sample collection from asteroid Bennu
2019 Late - Chang'e 5 - Launch of Chinese lunar sample return mission

2020 July - ExoMars 2020 - Launch of ESA Mars rover and Russian surface platform
2020 July/August - Mars 2020 - Launch of NASA Mars rover
2020 December - Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter - Launch of South Korean mission to the Moon

2023 September - OSIRIS-Rex - Returns to Earth with sample of asteroid Bennu

2029 April 13 - Asteroid Apophis passes Earth within an altitude of 32,000 km

2231 April 5 - Pluto - is passed by Neptune in distance from the Sun for the next 20 years

4,000,000 - Pioneer 11 - NASA flyby of star Lambda Aquila

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Last Updated: 27 November 2018, DRW