JANUARY 31: > NASA's Psyche probe will enter orbit around metallic asteroid 16 Psyche.
NOVEMBER: > JUICE Earth flyby.
DECEMBER 01: > Europa Clipper Earth gravity assist.
> Launch of a Sample Retrieval Lander to Mars. Returning Perseverance samples to Earth in 2031, using an ESA return spacecraft.
> Russia plans to launch an uncrewed Orel mission to orbit the Moon, in preparation for manned flights to the lunar surface around 2030.
= Planned launch of ESA's PLATO (PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations) on a Soyuz-Fregat rocket to the Earth-Sun L2 Lagrange point. The space observatory will search for habitable planets around other stars.
> Possible launch of the Russian Venera-D mission (orbiter and lander) to Venus.
> Planned Europa Lander launch from KSC.
> Possible SLS launch from KSC Pad 39B of an unmanned Mars Sample Return Mission.
> Planned launches of the 2 Gateway habitation modules (iHAB) on a commercial rocket.
> Delivery of the reusable ascent element for Artemis 5.
> Delivery of the reusable transfer element for Artemis 5.
> Delivery of the descent element for Artemis 5.
+> Artemis 5; SLS Block 1B crewed Orion MPCV launch to the Moon.
+> SpaceX Starship landing on Mars.
> A SpaceX Dragon XL (launched on a Falcon Heavy) will deliver the Canadarm3 robotic arm to Gateway.