Space Document 2020


Following Six Missions

Tracking Six Missions
Count Spacecraft Country Description following on Twitter Google Search
1 New Horizons US Ultima Thule flyby NASA New Horizons @NASANewHorizons new horizons Home
2 Osiris-Rex US Enter orbit of asteroid Bennu NASA's OSIRIS-REx @OSIRISREx osiris-rex Home
3 Chang’e-4 China Landing a lander and rover on the dark side of the moon Chris B - NSF @NasaSpaceflight
SpaceRef China @ChinaInSpace
4 InSight US Stationed on Mars   nasa insight news  
5 Hayabusa-2 Japan orbit asteroid Ryugu BBC article: Hayabusa 2: Asteroid image shows touchdown marks 2/25/19

BBC article: Hayabusa 2: Japanese spacecraft makes final touchdown on asteroid
6 no official name US NASA's Mars 2020 rover, scheduled July 2020 launch date, 30 soil samples to be picked up and returned to Earth from another spacecraft, touchdown Feb 18, 2021 REUTERS article: NASA's Mars 2020 rover set to hunt Martian fossils, scout for manned missions nasa's mars 2020 rover MARS 2020 Mission
Mission News Multimedia Participate ...

Horizon sends OK message Jan 1 10:31 AM

From Back

Mission Ops from back

From Front

Mission Ops from front

Jan 1 First Reports - folks that have their data first report first

Jan 2 Press Briefing

Jan 3 Press Briefing

PB Jan 3


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Dragon - Sunday March 3, 2019 8:30 AM

Re-entry - NASA TV Live Coverage - March 7 & 8, 2019

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Mission Control

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Space and Ground Telescopes seraching for info on Dark Matter and Dark Energy

List of Space Telescopes
Count Telescope Name Links Light Waves Country or Lead Space Agency Launch Date Description Cost Rocket
1 Euclid space telescope BBC Article visible and the infrared European Space Agency (Esa) 2022 will map the cosmos for clues to the nature of dark matter and dark energy €800m a Russian Soyuz OR Europe's new Ariane-62 rocket
2 Spektr-RG BBC Article X-ray Russia & Germany July 13, 2019 map X-rays across the entire sky in unprecedented detail
investigate the mysterious cosmic components referred to as "dark matter" and "dark energy"
  Proton rocket
3 The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) Home Page Spectroscopic Instrument America
Department of Energy Office of Science
start date 2019 baryon acoustic oscillations
techniques that rely on spectroscopic measurements
  Ground based
Mayall 4-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory
4 Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project About LSST       10 year survey - 500 petabyte set of images and data products ....
about the structure and evolution of the universe and the objects in it
  Ground based
Cerro Pachón ridge in north-central Chile