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US EVA-69

2021-01-27T12:05:00+0000

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins and Victor Glover will exit the orbital lab on January 27 to perform upgrades on the Columbus module.

Emirates Mars Mission 'Hope' Mars Orbit Insertion

2021-02-01T00:00:00+0000

The Emirates Mars Mission 'Hope' will enter an orbit around Mars after its six months interplanetary journey.

US EVA-70

2021-02-01T12:05:00+0000

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins and Victor Glover will exit the orbital lab on February 1 to continue upgrades on the space station.

US EVA-71

2021-02-08T12:05:00+0000

NASA astronauts Kathleen Rubins and Victor Glover will exit the orbital lab to prepare the installation of iROSAs (ISS Roll Out Solar Arrays).

Tianwen-1 Mars Orbit Insertion

2021-02-11T00:00:00+0000

The Tianwen-1 orbiter and rover will perform a 14 minutes long burn to enter an elliptical orbit around Mars.

US EVA-72

2021-02-15T12:05:00+0000

NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi will exit the orbital lab to continue upgrades on the space station.

Progress MS-16 Docking

2021-02-17T06:19:00+0000

The Progress MS-16 spacecraft is scheduled to autonomously dock to the Russian Orbital Segment of the ISS.

NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Landing

2021-02-18T00:00:00+0000

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover will land in the Jezero crater using a MSL-inspired sky-crane. It will investigate an astrobiologically relevant ancient environment on Mars and investigate its surface geological processes and history, including the assessment of its past habitability, the possibility of past life on Mars, and the potential for preservation of biosignatures within accessible geological materials. It will cache sample containers along its route for a potential future Mars sample-return mission. It will also carry a helicopter drone.

NG-15 Cygnus Berthing

2021-02-22T09:30:00+0000

NASA TV will livestream the rendezvous and capture of Northrop Grumman's NG-15 Cygnus cargo craft to the International Space Station.

Tianwen-1 Rover Landing

2021-04-01T00:00:00+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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