Next in Space

What's coming up in space exploration

Landers

2017

2017
Launch of Chang'e-5 lunar sample return mission

2018

April-May 2018
Launch of Red Dragon
June-July 2018
Arrival of Hayabusa2 at asteroid Ryugu
2018-2019
Launch of Chang'e-4 and first soft landing on the far side of the Moon

2019

December 2019
Depart of Hayabusa2 from asteroid Ryugu

2020

2020
Launch of the Mars 2020 rover
2020
Launch of China's Mars Rover
July 2020
Launch of the ExoMars Rover
December 2020
Landing of Hayabusa2 back on Earth