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NASA Mars 2020 Ingenuity Second Flight

2021-04-22T09:30:00+0000

For its second flight, the Ingenuity helicopter will climb to 16 feet (5 meters) and, after hovering briefly, it will go into a slight tilt and move sideways for 7 feet (2 meters). Then Ingenuity will come to a stop, hover in place, and make turns to point its color camera in different directions before heading back to the center of the airfield to land.

Starship SN15 Static Fire

2021-04-23T15:00:00+0000

SpaceX will perform a static fire of the Starship SN15 vehicle.

SpaceX Crew-2 "Endeavour" Crew Dragon Docking

2021-04-24T09:10:00+0000

The "Endeavour" Crew Dragon will dock autonomously to the International Space Station, carrying NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet to the International Space Station as crew members of Expedition 65.

SpaceX Crew-2 "Endeavour" Crew Dragon Hatch Opening

2021-04-24T11:15:00+0000

The "Endeavour" Crew Dragon hatch will be opened, allowing NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet to enter the International Space Station as crew members of Expedition 65.

Progress MS-14 Undocking

2021-04-27T23:11:30+0000

The Progress MS-14 spacecraft will undock from the Zvezda module of the International Space Station. It will then de-orbit and burn up in the atmosphere.

SpaceX Crew-1 "Resilience" Crew Dragon Undocking

2021-04-28T09:00:00+0000

The "Resilience" Crew Dragon will undock from the International Space Station, carrying JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi and NASA astronauts Victor J. Glover, Shannon Walker and Michael S. Hopkins. It will then reenter the Earth's atmosphere and splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean.

SpaceX Crew-1 "Resilience" Crew Dragon Splashdown

2021-04-28T16:35:00+0000

The "Resilience" Crew Dragon will splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico, bringing JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi and NASA astronauts Victor J. Glover, Shannon Walker and Michael S. Hopkins back to Earth after spending almost six months on the International Space Station.

OSIRIS-Rex Departure from Asteroid Bennu

2021-05-10T20:00:00+0000

The departure of the OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft from asteroid Bennu will be livestreamed on NASA TV.

Tianwen-1 Rover Landing

2021-05-17T00:00:00+0000

The Tianwen-1 rover will attempt to land on Mars using a parachute to slow down and a propulsive landing for the final 1.5km of the descent.

OSIRIS-Rex Sample Return

2023-09-01T04:00:00+0000

In September 2023 the OSIRIS-REx return capsule will re-enter Earth's atmosphere and land under a parachute at the Air Force's Utah Test and Training Range

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