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FEBRUARY:
* Planned INTEGRAL reentry.

APRIL 13:
- Asteroid Apophis close Earth flyby.

JULY:
> JAXA's MMX (Martian Moons eXploration) probe will return to Earth with samples of Phobos.

OCTOBER:
> JUICE (Jupiter Icy moons Explorer) will enter orbit around Jupiter to study its moons, atmosphere and the interactions of the Galilean moons with Jupiter.

2 0 2 9 - TBD:

+> Possible crewed Block 2 SLS/EM-9 mission to the DSG+DST and subsequent year-long DST shakedown mission in cislunar space.

+> Artemis 8; SLS Block 1B crewed launch to the Moon.

=* Planned launch of ESA's ARIEL (Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey) space observatory and the ESA Comet Interceptor on an Ariane 6-2 from Kourou to the L2 Lagrangian point.