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MAY?:
> A SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch the first element (an 8-9 mT Power and Propulsion Element, PPE) plus the Gateway Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) of the LOP-G (Lunar Orbital Platform - Gateway/Deep Space Gateway) into lunar orbit.

SEPTEMBER 05:
> BepiColombo Mercury gravity assist.

SEPTEMBER:
> Planned launch of the Japanese/International MMX (Martian Moons eXploration) mission (rover) on a Japanese H3 rocket to Phobos.

SEPTEMBER:
> JUICE Earth flyby.

OCTOBER 06:
> Planned launch of the Europa Clipper, possibly on a Falcon Heavy.

DECEMBER 02:
> BepiColombo Mercury gravity assist.

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# Russia plans to undock its modules from the ISS to form a Russian space station.

> Possible launch of Russia's Luna 25 (Luna-Glob Lander) to the Moon's south pole.

+ Planned first crewed mission of Russia's new Orel spacecraft.

> Delivery of the expendable ascent element for Artemis 3.

> Delivery of the expendable transfer element for Artemis 3.

> Delivery of the expendable descent element for Artemis 3.

+> possible SLS block 1 (+EUS) / Artemis 3 Orion MPCV launch carrying a 4-person to the Moon.
The crew will transfer to a Lunar Lander and fly to the Moon's south pole.
The EUS (Exploration Upper Stage) is powered by 4 Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10 engines.

%> SpaceX Starship Moon landing.