SPACE EVENTS 2015 EARLY 2015 JAN 20 The Philae lander will awaken It fell into an idle mode after it came to rest between two The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket shadowy cliffs launches the Mobile User Objective System MUOS for the US Navy JAN 27 - 29 JAN 31 The NIAC Program will generate radically better and entirely new aerospace concepts A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches DSCOVR a satellite designed to warn of harmful solar activity FEB 11 Europe is due to launch a test flight of its reusable Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle IXV MAR 6 NASA's Dawn probe will arrive at Ceres which was considered to be the largest asteroid in our Solar System until it was officially classified as a Dwarf Planet MAR 20 The dark shadow of the moon will trace a curved path primarily over the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans MAR 27 NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will start a one-year stay in MARCH space on the ISS A first NASA's MESSENGER mission will end sending the probe crashing into Mercury MARCH MARCH An Atlas V rocket launches the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission designed to take measurements of magnetospheric boundary regions The Delta IV rocket launches the GPS IIF-9 the eighth in a series of next-generation GPS satellites which will improve GPS accuracy worldwide APR 12 Yuri's Night parties will be held around the world to celebrate Yuri Gagarin becoming the first person in space 1961 and the inaugural launch of NASA's Space Shuttle 1981 APR 24 The Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 It's expected to function through 2018 Its successor will be the James Webb Telescope MAY JUNE The US Air Force's secretive X-37B robotic space plane is expected to launch on its fourth mission Its missions are classified The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches the Dragon spacecraft on the seventh operational cargo delivery mission to the ISS JUNE JUL 14 The Atlas V rocket launches the GPS IF-10 satellite the tenth in a series of next-generation GPS satellites resulting in improved GPS accuracy worldwide NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will make its much-anticipated flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto AUG 6 After 3 years on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover will continue exploring the base of Mt Sharp in Gale Crater throughout 2015 AUG 12 The Perseid meteor shower is usually considered to be among the best of the annual meteor displays at 90 meteors per hour AUGUST The Rosetta spacecraft will accompany Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko on its closest approach to the sun beaming back unprecidented science NOV 5 - 12 Earth periodically encounters swarms of large particles which can produce fireball meteors in certain years and 2015 is predicted to be one of those years DEC 13 - 14 The Geminid meteor shower may generate up to two meteor sightings every minute or 120 per hour 2015 The European Space Agency's LISA Pathfinder mission will attempt to detect ripples in space- time LATE 2015 The EHT is an array of telescopes around the world that will simulate a telescope the diameter of our planet for the first time ever FOREKAST C O M Expected dates as of 20 January 2015 CHECK OUT MEMEPIXCOM МЕМЕРIХCом Upcoming Space Events of 2015!omg-humortumblrcom Meme











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