MAY/JUNE: > Ariane 5; JUICE (Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer) launch from Kourou, possibly on an Ariane 6.
JUNE 23: > BepiColombo Mercury gravity assist.
JUNE: +> SLS Block 1 Launch from KSC Pad 39B of the 9-day/4 astronaut Artemis 2 mission, carrying the 1st manned Orion MPCV into space and around the Moon.
JULY: > Possible launch of the Europa Clipper orbiter on an SLS block-1 (SMS-1) or other rocket.
AUGUST 06 -22: > Planned launch of the NASA/MDA (Canadian) Psyche mission to the metallic asteroid 16 Psyche.
SEPTEMBER: A commercial rocket will possibly deliver the first element (an 8-9 mT Power and Propulsion Element, PPE) of the LOP-G (Lunar Orbital Platform - Gateway/Deep Space Gateway) into lunar orbit.
OCTOBER: > DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) will impact the Didymos asteroid moon to test deflection of an asteroid
2 0 2 2 - T.B.D: - China plans to launch the 3rd module of a new space station (Tiangong 3) into orbit on a Long March 5 booster. This 2nd laboratory module completes China's new station.
Possible launch on a Vulcan rocket of a Bigelow Aerospace B330 'Lunar Depot' into low lunar orbit.
% Planned first unmanned launch of Russia's next-generation 'Federation' spacecraft, intended to replace the soyuz capsules.
% Planned first test launch of the new two-stage Soyuz 5 rocket.
> Planned SpaceX Super Heavy + Starship (formerly BFR) cargo mission to Mars.
> The BoldlyGo Institute plans to launch the SCIM (Sample Collection to Investigate Mars) mission to Mars to collect atmospheric dust samples during an 'aeropass' on 7 October 2022.