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This calendar is compiled and maintained by Ron Baalke. Please send
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The following people have contributed to this month's calendar:

o Vicky Barlow, Dieter Kaemmer, George Whitesides, Jonas Vaiskunas,
Debbie Calderon, Michael Blair


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SPACE CALENDAR
February 22, 2006
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* indicates changes from last month's calendar.

February 2006
* Feb 22 - Astro F/Cute 1.7 M-V Launch (Japan)
Feb 22 - Comet C/2006 A1 (Pojmanski) Perihelion (0.555 AU)
Feb 22 - Asteroid 3130 Hillary Closest Approach To Earth (1.931 AU)
Feb 22 - 45th Anniversary (1966), Kosmos 110 Launch (Carried Two
Dogs: Veterok & Ugolyok)
Feb 22 - 45th Anniversary (1966), Kosmos 110 Launch (Carried Two
Dogs: Veterok & Ugolyok)
Feb 22 - 100th Anniversary (1906), Max Wolf's Discovery of Asteroids
587 Hypsipyle &
588 Achilles
Feb 23 - Comet Tsuchinshan 2 Closest Approach To Earth (0.890 AU)
Feb 23 - Comet C/2005 E2 (McNaught) Perihelion (1.520 AU)
Feb 23 - Comet C/2005 B1 (Christensen) Perihelion (3.205 AU)
* Feb 23 - Asteroid 2006 DM Near-Earth Flyby (0.080 AU)
* Feb 23 - Asteroid 2006 CM10 Near-Earth Flyby (0.089 AU)
* Feb 24 - Cassini, Helene Flyby (Non-Targeted)
Feb 24 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #52 (OTM-52)
* Feb 24 - Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation
* Feb 24 - Comet P/2005 XA54 (LONEOS-Hill) Closest Approach To Earth
(0.797 AU)
Feb 24 - Asteroid 530 Turandot Occults HIP 40832 (7.9 Magnitude Star)
Feb 25 - Asteroid 6340 Kathmandu Occults HIP 20186 (5.3 Magnitude
Star)
* Feb 25 - Asteroid 2006 CL9 Near-Earth Flyby (0.048 AU)
* Feb 26 - Asteroid 1298 Nocturna Occults 1382-00760-1 (7.9 Magnitude
Star)
Feb 26 - Asteroid 4433 Goldstone Closest Approach To Earth (1.791 AU)
Feb 26 - Asteroid 5682 Beresford Closest Approach To Earth (1.969 AU)
Feb 27 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Feb 27 - Comet C/2005 G1 (LINEAR) Perihelion (4.961 AU)
* Feb 27 - Asteroid 3161 Beadell Occults HIP 10053 (5.0 Magnitude Star)
* Feb 27 - Asteroid 3 Juno Occults TYC 0699-01394-1 (9.2 Magnitude
Star)
* Feb 27 - Asteroid 2006 BE55 Near-Earth Flyby (0.042 AU)
Feb 28 - Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Trajectory Correction Maneuver
#4 (TCM-4)
Feb 28 - Space Technology 5 Pegasus XL Launch
Feb 28 - Arabsat 4-A Proton M Launch
Feb 28 - Asteroid 7818 Muirhead Closest Approach To Earth (1.432 AU)
Feb 28 - Asteroid 4305 Clapton Closest Approach To Earth (1.734 AU)

March 2006
Mar ?? - Progress M-54 Return to Earth (International Space Station)
Mar ?? - Rascom QAF-1 CZ-3B Launch
Mar ?? - 5th Anniversary (2001), Discovery of NWA 1950 Meteorite
(Mars Meteorite)
Mar ?? - 5th Anniversary (2001), Discovery of NWA 856 Meteorite (Mars
Meteorite)
Mar 01 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #53 (OTM-53)
Mar 01 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #53 (OTM-53)
Mar 01 - Comet C/2005 L2 (McNaught) Closest Approach To Earth (2.904
AU)
* Mar 01 - Asteroid 2 Pallas Occults TYC 1023-01068-1 (10.6 Magnitude
Star)
Mar 01 - Asteroid 3420 Standish Closest Approach To Earth (1.894 AU)
Mar 01 - Asteroid 6775 Giorgini Closest Approach To Earth (1.913 AU)
Mar 01 - Asteroid 2829 Bobhope Closest Approach To Earth (2.554 AU)
Mar 01 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Venera 3, Venus Impact (USSR)
Mar 02 - Asteroid 10051 Albee Closest Approach To Earth (1.597 AU)
Mar 02 - Asteroid 19367 Pink Floyd Closest Approach To Earth (1.660
AU)
Mar 03 - Comet C/2002 VQ94 (LINEAR) Closest Approach To Earth (6.482
AU)
Mar 03 - Asteroid 8952 ODAS Closest Approach To Earth (1.599 AU)
Mar 03 - Asteroid 17059 Elvis Closest Approach To Earth (1.581 AU)
Mar 03 - Asteroid 12398 Peterbrown Closest Approach To Earth (1.871
AU)
Mar 04 - Comet C/2006 A1 (Pojmanski) Closest Approach To Earth (0.771
AU)
Mar 04 - Comet C/2005 G1 (LINEAR) Closest Approach To Earth (4.550
AU)
* Mar 04 - Asteroid 3158 Anga Occults HIP 25336 (1.6 Magnitude Star)
* Mar 04 - Asteroid 3 Juno Occults TYC 0704-01473-1 (10.5 Magnitude
Star)
* Mar 04 - Asteroid 2006 BZ147 Near-Earth Flyby (0.041 AU)
Mar 04 - Asteroid 10799 Yucatan Closest Approach To Earth (1.919 AU)
Mar 06 - Comet Takamizawa Perihelion (1.663 AU)
Mar 06 - Comet C/2003 A2 (Gleason) Closest Approach To Earth (11.223
AU)
Mar 06 - Asteroid 23187 (2000 PN9) Near-Earth Flyby (0.020 AU)
Mar 06 - 20th Anniversary (1986), Vega 1, Comet Halley Flyby
Mar 07 - Comet P/2005 XA54 (LONEOS-Hill) Perihelion (1.778 AU)
Mar 07 - Comet C/2005 R4 (LINEAR) Perihelion (5.189 AU)
* Mar 07 - Asteroid 1 Ceres Occults TYC 6907-02016-1 (10.5 Magnitude
Star)
Mar 07 - Asteroid 9860 Archaeopteryx Closest Approach To Earth (2.368
AU)
Mar 08 - Comet Helin-Roman-Crockett Closest Approach To Earth (2.767
AU)
Mar 08 - Comet C/2004 K1 (Catalina) Closest Approach To Earth (3.150
AU)
* Mar 08 - Asteroid 3910 Liszt Occults HIP 83896 (5.9 Magnitude Star)
* Mar 08 - Asteroid 1151 Ithaka Occults HIP 55081 (6.8 Magnitude Star)
Mar 08 - Asteroid 12382 Niagara Falls Closest Approach To Earth
(1.866 AU)
Mar 08 - 20th Anniversary (1986), Susei, Comet Halley Flyby
Mar 09 - Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Trajectory Correction Maneuver
#5 (TCM-5)
* Mar 09 - New Horizons, Trajectory Correction Maneuver #3 (TCM-3)
* Mar 09 - New Horizons, Trajectory Correction Maneuver #3 (TCM-3)
Mar 09 - Asteroid 6000 United Nations Closest Approach To Earth
(2.092 AU)
Mar 09 - 20th Anniversary (1986), Vega 2, Comet Halley Flyby
Mar 09 - 45th Anniversary (1961), Sputnik 9 Launch (Carried Dog Named
Chernushka)
Mar 10 - Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Mars Orbit Insertion
* Mar 10 - Asteroid 1671 Chaika Occults HIP 25035 (7.7 Magnitude Star)
Mar 10 - Asteroid 12574 LONEOS Closest Approach To Earth (1.651 AU)
Mar 10 - Asteroid 11246 Orvillewright Closest Approach To Earth
(1.872 AU)
Mar 10 - 20th Anniversary (1986), Sakigake, Comet Halley Flyby
* Mar 11 - Mars Occults TYC 1829-00361-1 (9.9 Magnitude Star)
* Mar 11 - Asteroid 2 Pallas Occults TYC 1028-02124-1 (10.4 Magnitude
Star)
* Mar 11 - Asteroid 7278 Shtokolov Occults HIP 83854 (6.0 Magnitude
Star)
Mar 11 - Urbain Leverrier's 195th Birthday (1811)
* Mar 12 - Asteroid 602 Marianna Occults HIP 90871 (7.8 Magnitude Star)
* Mar 12 - Asteroid 271 Penthesilea Occults HIP 94643 (4.9 Magnitude
Star)
* Mar 12 - Asteroid 378 Holmia Occults HIP 52409 (7.3 Magnitude Star)
Mar 12 - Kuiper Belt Object 2005 FY9 Closest Approach To Earth
(51.059 AU)
Mar 13 - Mars Occults PPM 93704 (7.4 Magnitude Star)
Mar 13 - Comet Peters-Hartley Closest Approach To Earth (1.780 AU)
Mar 13 - Comet Kowal 1 Closest Approach To Earth (3.866 AU)
Mar 13 - Asteroid 2000 Herschel Closest Approach To Earth (1.697 AU)
Mar 13 - 20th Anniversary (1986), Giotto, Comet Halley Flyby
Mar 13 - 225th Anniversary (1781), William Herschel's Discovery of
Uranus
Mar 14 - Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
* Mar 14 - Asteroid 580 Selene Occults HIP 69466 (7.3 Magnitude Star)
Mar 14 - Asteroid 7032 Hitchcock Closest Approach To Earth (1.254 AU)
Mar 15 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #55 (OTM-55)
* Mar 15 - Asteroid 793 Arizona Occults HIP 92392 (7.7 Magnitude Star)
* Mar 15 - Asteroid 1888 Zu Chong-Zhi Occults HIP 37723 (6.4 Magnitude
Star)
Mar 16 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Gemini 8 Launch (Neil Armstrong &
David Scott)
Mar 16 - 80th Anniversary (1926), 1st Liquid Fuel Rocket Launch By
Robert Goddard
* Mar 17 - Asteroid 7796 Jaracimrman Occults HIP 92390 (5.2 Magnitude
Star)
* Mar 17 - Asteroid 2006 DN Near-Earth Flyby (0.026 AU)
Mar 18 - Comet P/2005 V1 (Bernardi) Closest Approach To Earth (1.931
AU)
* Mar 18 - Comet C/2006 B1 (McNaught) Closest Approach To Earth (2.302
AU)
Mar 18 - Comet P/2004 V5-A (LINEAR-Hill) Closest Approach To Earth
(3.910 AU)
Mar 18 - Comet P/2004 V5-B (LINEAR-Hill) Closest Approach To Earth
(3.912 AU)
Mar 18 - Asteroid 1999 AO10 Near-Earth Flyby (0.092 AU)
Mar 18 - Asteroid 1224 Fantasia Closest Approach To Earth (1.704 AU)
Mar 19 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Mar 19 - Comet C/2005 Q1 (LINEAR) Perihelion (6.184 AU)
* Mar 19 - Asteroid 4 Vesta Occults UCAC2 4083671 (11.3 Magnitude Star)
Mar 19 - Asteroid 10389 Robmanning Closest Approach To Earth (1.726
AU)
Mar 19 - Asteroid 4446 Carolyn Closest Approach To Earth (3.586 AU)
Mar 20 - Vernal Equinox, 18:26 UT
Mar 20 - Earth Day
* Mar 20 - Asteroid 4 Vesta Occults UCAC2 40836920 (11.6 Magnitude
Star)
Mar 21 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #56 (OTM-56)
Mar 21 - Asteroid 4701 Milani Closest Approach To Earth (2.021 AU)
Mar 22 - Asteroid 2001 FO127 Near-Earth Flyby (0.028 AU)
Mar 23 - Asteroid 8088 Australia Closest Approach To Earth (1.623 AU)
Mar 23 - Asteroid 3568 ASCII Closest Approach To Earth (2.905 AU)
Mar 24 - Comet Shoemaker-Levy 3 Closest Approach To Earth (2.165 AU)
Mar 25 - 10th Anniversary (1996), Comet Hyakutake Near-Earth Flyby
(0.10 AU)
Mar 25 - 45th Anniversary (1961), Sputnik 10 Launch (Carried Dog
Named Zvezdochka)
Mar 26 - Daylight Saving - Set Clock Ahead 1 Hour (Europe)
Mar 26 - Comet P/2004 VR8 (LONEOS) Closest Approach To Earth (1.940
AU)
Mar 26 - Asteroid 5661 Hildebrand Closest Approach To Earth (3.568
AU)
Mar 27 - Comet C/2005 W2 (Christensen) Perihelion (3.331 AU)
Mar 28 - 20th Anniversary (1986), ICE, Comet Halley Distant Flyby
Mar 29 - Solar Eclipse (Visible From North Africa & Central Asia)
Mar 29 - Asteroid 5891 Gehrig Closest Approach To Earth (1.663 AU)
Mar 29 - Asteroid 11881 Mirstation Closest Approach To Earth (2.042
AU)
Mar 30 - Soyuz TMA-8 Soyuz FG Launch (International Space Station
12S)
Mar 31 - ROC-Sat 3A-F Minotaur 1 Launch
Mar 31 - Comet P/2004 A1 (LONEOS) Closest Approach To Earth (4.956
AU)
Mar 31 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Luna 10 Launch (USSR Moon Orbiter)

April 2006
Apr ?? - SAR-Lupe 1 Cosmos M Launch
Apr ?? - Orbcomm-CDS 3 Cosmos 3M Launch
Apr ?? - Vietnam DMC/Thai-Paht 2 Cosmos 3M Launch
Apr ?? - Agile PSLV Launch
Apr ?? - Lapan-Tubsat PSLV Launch
Apr ?? - JC-Sat 9 Zenit 3SL Launch
Apr ?? - Cosmos-Oko N87 Molniya M Launch
Apr ?? - Belka-1/Baumanets 1/AIMaSat 1/Unisat 4/Cubesats/Can
X-2/Saudisat 4/JAE-Sat/
Katysat 1/KiwiSat/Atmocube/CP-3/Cubesat-RAFT/Funsat/UCISAT
Dnepr 1 Launch
Apr ?? - C/NOFS Pegasus XL Launch
Apr ?? - Genesis Pathfinder 1 Dnepr 1 Launch
* Apr ?? - NROL-22 Delta 4 Medium Launch
* Apr ?? - Insat 4-C GSLV Launch
* Apr ?? - TacSat 1/Celestis 5 Falcon 1 Launch
* Apr ?? - GOES-N Delta 4M Launch
* Apr ?? - Cloudsat/Calipso Delta 2 Launch
Apr 02 - Daylight Saving - Set Clock Ahead 1 Hour (North America)
Apr 02 - Asteroid 216 Kleopatra Closest Approach To Earth (2.422 AU)
Apr 03 - Kuiper Belt Object 2003 EL61 Closest Approach To Earth
(50.322 AU)
Apr 04 - Comet P/2005 T4 (SWAN) Closest Approach To Earth (1.915 AU)
Apr 05 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #57 (OTM-57)
Apr 05 - Asteroid 1996 AJ1 Near-Mercury Flyby (0.041 AU)
Apr 05 - 15th Anniversary (1991), Compton Gamma Ray Observatory
Launch
Apr 06 - Asteroid 7086 Bopp Closest Approach To Earth (1.082 AU)
Apr 06 - Asteroid 5049 Sherlock Closest Approach To Earth (1.549 AU)
Apr 07 - Asteroid 1814 Bach Closest Approach To Earth (1.314 AU)
Apr 08 - Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation (28 Degrees)
Apr 09 - Asteroid 6336 Dodo Closest Approach To Earth (1.713 AU)
Apr 10 - Comet C/2003 WT42 (LINEAR) Perihelion (5.191 AU)
Apr 10 - Asteroid 2004 QD14 Near-Venus Flyby (0.045 AU)
Apr 10 - Asteroid 11055 Honduras Closest Approach To Earth (1.286 AU)
Apr 11 - Venus Express, Venus Orbit Insertion
Apr 11 - Asteroid 2004 FG11 Near-Earth Flyby (0.052 AU)
Apr 11 - Asteroid 99942 Apophis Closest Approach To Earth (0.202 AU)
Apr 12 - Asteroid 2005 QY151 Near-Earth Flyby (0.089 AU)
Apr 12 - Asteroid 6471 Collins Closest Approach To Earth (1.295 AU)
Apr 12 - Asteroid 99905 Jeffgrossman Closest Approach To Earth (2.680
AU)
Apr 12 - 25th Anniversary (1981), 1st Space Shuttle Launch (Robert
Crippen &
John Young)
Apr 12 - 45th Anniversary (1961), 1st Man in Space, Yuri Gagarin
Apr 12 - Edward Maunder's 155th Birthday (1851)
Apr 13 - Asteroid 4179 Toutatis Closest Approach To Earth (2.908 AU)
Apr 14 - GSTB-V2B (Giove B) Soyuz FG-Fregat Launch
Apr 14 - Asteroid 8000 Isaac Newton Closest Approach To Earth (2.135
AU)
Apr 15 - Asteroid 2004 WG1 Near-Earth Flyby (0.083 AU)
Apr 16 - Easter Sunday
Apr 16 - Asteroid 2005 TF49 Near-Earth Flyby (0.052 AU)
Apr 16 - Asteroid 2069 Hubble Closest Approach To Earth (2.110 AU)
Apr 17 - 30th Anniversary (1976), Closest Ever Flyby of the Sun by
Spacecraft (Helios 2)
Apr 18 - Jupiter Occults PPM 229483 (9.8 Magnitude Star)
Apr 19 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Salyut 1 Launch (1st Space Station)
Apr 20 - Astra 1-KR Atlas 5 Launch
Apr 20 - Asteroid 8721 AMOS Closest Approach To Earth (3.021 AU)
Apr 21 - Asteroid 18626 Michaelcarr Closest Approach To Earth (1.068
AU)
Apr 21 - Asteroid 3784 Chopin Closest Approach To Earth (2.012 AU)
Apr 22 - Lyrids Meteor Shower Peak
Apr 22 - Saturn Occults PPM 125304 (11.0 Magnitude Star)
Apr 22 - Asteroid 4149 Harrison Closest Approach To Earth (1.366 AU)
* Apr 24 - Progress M-56 Soyuz FG Launch (International Space Station
21P)
Apr 24 - Asteroid 13681 Monty Python Closest Approach To Earth (1.870
AU)
Apr 25 - Asteroid 17196 Mastrodemos Closest Approach To Earth (1.549
AU)
* Apr 26 - GPS 2RM F-2 Delta 2 Launch
Apr 26 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #58 (OTM-58)
Apr 26 - Asteroid 2001 SG276 Near-Earth Flyby (0.090 AU)
Apr 26 - Asteroid 14702 Benclark Closest Approach To Earth (1.963 AU)
Apr 27 - Comet P/2005 E1 (Tubbiolo) Closest Approach To Earth (3.893
AU)
* Apr 28 - Hotbird 8 Proton M-Briz M Launch
Apr 28 - Asteroid 2002 GK1 Near-Earth Flyby (0.088 AU)
Apr 28 - Asteroid 6758 Jesseowens Closest Approach To Earth (1.298
AU)
Apr 29 - Asteroid 4957 Brucemurray Closest Approach To Earth (1.935
AU)
Apr 29 - Asteroid 12820 Robinwilliams Closest Approach To Earth
(2.044 AU)
Apr 29 - Asteroid 1815 Beethoven Closest Approach To Earth (2.299 AU)
Apr 30 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Apr 30 - Mars Occults PPM 96361 (10.4 Magnitude Star)

May 2006
May ?? - Koreasat 5 Zenit 3SL Launch
May ?? - Bluesat Dnepr 1 Launch
May ?? - Hai Yang 1B (No. 2) CZ-2C Launch (China)
May ?? - Galaxy 16 Zenit 3SL Launch
May ?? - DMSP-17 Delta 4 Launch
May ?? - Molniya 1T N94 Molniya M Launch
May ?? - Egyptsat 1/Saudisat 3/Saudicomsat 3-7/AKS 1 & 2/N-Cube 1
Dnepr 1 Launch
May ?? - Genesat 1 Dnepr 1 Launch
May ?? - Compass 2 Shtil-N Launch
May ?? - Yamal 203/204 Proton K Launch
* May ?? - Eros B-1 Start-1 Launch
* May ?? - Kompsat 2 Rokot KM Launch
* May ?? - Resurs-DK1 N1 Soyuz 2-1a Launch
* May ?? - NROL-21 Delta 2 Launch
* May ?? - Mitex Delta 2 Launch
* May ?? - Cosmos-Don N8 Souyz U Launch
May 02 - Asteroid 5000 IAU Closest Approach To Earth (2.171 AU)
May 03 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #59 (OTM-59)
May 03 - Asteroid 6223 Dahl Closest Approach To Earth (2.004 AU)
May 04 - Jupiter at Opposition
May 05 - Astronomy Day
May 05 - Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Peak
May 05 - Asteroid 2404 Antarctica Closest Approach To Earth (1.753
AU)
May 05 - 45th Anniversary (1961), Freedom 7 Launch (Alan Shepard, 1st
US Man in Space)
May 07 - Asteroid 5035 Swift Closest Approach To Earth (1.784 AU)
May 07 - Asteroid 4148 McCartney Closest Approach To Earth (1.087 AU)
May 09 - Asteroid 4169 Celcius Closest Approach To Earth (2.921 AU)
* May 10 - STS-121 Launch, Space Shuttle Discovery, MEPSI 2A & 2B
(International Space Station ULF-1.1)
May 10 - Asteroid 7336 Saunders Closest Approach To Earth (1.781 AU)
May 11 - Asteroid 36800 Katarinawitt Closest Approach To Earth (1.261
AU)
May 11 - Theodore Von Karman's 125th Birthday (1881)
May 12 - Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 Near-Earth Flyby (0.079 AU)
May 13 - Asteroid 2004 BF68 Near-Earth Flyby (0.099 AU)
May 14 - Griffith Observatory Reopens
May 15 - Asteroid 5649 Donnashirley Closest Approach To Earth (2.090
AU)
May 16 - Asteroid 5145 Pholus Closest Approach To Earth (19.472 AU)
* May 17 - Thaicom 5/Satmex-6 Ariane 5 Launch
May 17 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #61 (OTM-61)
May 17 - Comet C/2005 O1 (NEAT) Perihelion (3.591 AU)
May 17 - Asteroid 434 Hungaria Closest Approach To Earth (0.978 AU)
May 17 - Asteroid 7231 Porco Closest Approach To Earth (2.202 AU)
May 20 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
May 20 - Comet C/2004 B1 (LINEAR) Closest Approach To Earth (1.345
AU)
May 22 - Asteroid 4769 Castalia Closest Approach To Earth (0.937 AU)
May 22 - Asteroid 2742 Gibson Closest Approach To Earth (2.077 AU)
May 22 - Asteroid 2421 Nininger Closest Approach To Earth (2.272 AU)
May 23 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #62 (OTM-62)
May 24 - Asteroid 2004 DR8 Near-Mars Flyby (0.035 AU)
May 24 - Asteroid 5066 Garradd Closest Approach To Earth (1.079 AU)
May 24 - Asteroid 8256 Shenzhou Closest Approach To Earth (1.732 AU)
May 25 - Asteroid 2003 PN5 Near-Mars Flyby (0.048 AU)
May 25 - Asteroid 24101 Cassini Closest Approach To Earth (2.476 AU)
May 25 - 5th Anniversary (2001), Galileo, Callisto 30 Flyby
May 25 - 45th Anniversary (1961), John F. Kennedy's Moon Goal Speech
May 26 - Asteroid 8084 Dallas Closest Approach To Earth (2.028 AU)
May 28 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Mars 3 Launch (USSR Mars Lander)
May 29 - Asteroid 38237 Roche Closest Approach To Earth (1.004 AU)
May 29 - Asteroid 48300 Kronk Closest Approach To Earth (1.899 AU)
May 30 - Asteroid 4628 Laplace Closest Approach To Earth (1.577 AU)
May 30 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Mariner 9 Launch (USA Mars Orbiter)
May 30 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Surveyor 1 Launch (USA Moon Lander)

June 2006
Jun ?? - Sinosat 2 CZ-3B Launch
Jun ?? - Skynet 5A Ariane 5 Launch
Jun ?? - Inmarsat 4 F-3 Atlas 5 Launch
Jun ?? - Cosmos-Geizer N21 Proton K Launch
Jun ?? - Lutch 3 Proton K Launch
Jun ?? - Roadrunner (TacSat 2) Falcon 1 Launch
Jun ?? - Direct-TV 9S Ariane 5 Launch
Jun ?? - LDREX 2 Ariane 5 Launch
Jun ?? - AMC-14 Proton M-Briz M Launch
Jun ?? - GPS 2RM F-3 Delta 2 Launch
Jun ?? - Star One C-1 Ariane 5 Launch
Jun ?? - Optus D-1 Ariane 5 Launch
* Jun ?? - Resurs F2 Soyuz U Launch
* Jun ?? - DSP-24 Delta 4 Heavy Launch
* Jun ?? - Cosmos-Parus Cosmos 3M Launch
Jun 01 - Asteroid 3783 Morris Closest Approach To Earth (1.101 AU)
Jun 02 - Asteroid 2004 VM24 Near-Earth Flyby (0.046 AU)
Jun 03 - Asteroid 2004 DC Near-Earth Flyby (0.026 AU)
Jun 03 - Asteroid 232 Russia Closest Approach To Earth (1.226 AU)
Jun 03 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Gemini 9 Launch (Thomas Stafford &
Eugene Cernan)
Jun 06 - Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 Perihelion (0.939 AU)
Jun 06 - Comet Clark Perihelion (1.562 AU)
Jun 06 - Asteroid 24102 Jacquecassini Closest Approach To Earth
(1.889 AU)
Jun 06 - Asteroid 7367 Giotto Closest Approach To Earth (1.965 AU)
Jun 07 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #63 (OTM-63)
Jun 07 - Comet Shoemaker 1 Perihelion (1.974 AU)
Jun 07 - Asteroid 9016 Henrymoore Closest Approach To Earth (2.644
AU)
Jun 07 - Kuiper Belt Object 50000 Quaoar Closest Approach To Earth
(42.300 AU)
* Jun 08 - KazSat 1 Proton K/DM-3 Launch
Jun 08 - Asteroid 9133 d'Arrest Closest Approach To Earth (1.694 AU)
Jun 08 - Asteroid 9133 d'Arrest Closest Approach To Earth (1.694 AU)
Jun 09 - Asteroid 19383 Rolling Stones Closest Approach To Earth
(1.191 AU)
Jun 10 - Asteroid 2003 YN107 Near-Earth Flyby (0.022 AU)
Jun 11 - Comet Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak Perihelion (1.048 AU)
Jun 12 - Asteroid 2830 Greenwich Closest Approach To Earth (1.314 AU)
Jun 12 - Asteroid 17640 Mount Stromlo Closest Approach To Earth
(1.778 AU)
Jun 14 - Asteroid 7291 Hyakutake Closest Approach To Earth (2.452 AU)
Jun 16 - Asteroid 447 Valentine Closest Approach To Earth (2.039 AU)
Jun 21 - Summer Solstice, 12:26 UT
Jun 22 - 30th Anniversary (1976), Salyut 5 Launch (USSR Space
Station)
Jun 25 - Asteroid 3153 Lincoln Closest Approach To Earth (1.530 AU)
Jun 25 - Asteroid 51823 Rickhusband Closest Approach To Earth (2.542
AU)
Jun 26 - Comet Clark Closest Appraoch To Earth (0.586 AU)
Jun 26 - Asteroid 3351 Smith Closest Approach To Earth (2.013 AU)
Jun 27 - Comet C/2005 K1 (Skiff) Closest Approach To Earth (3.177 AU)
Jun 27 - Asteroid 1566 Icarus Closest Approach To Earth (0.297 AU)
Jun 27 - Asteroid 334 Chicago Closest Approach To Earth (2.779 AU)
Jun 27 - 5th Anniversary (2001), Discovery of SAU 060 Meteorite (Mars
Meteorite)
Jun 27 - 10th Anniversary (1996), Galileo Ganymede 1 Flyby
Jun 28 - Progress M-57 Soyuz U Launch (International Space Station
22P)
Jun 28 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #64 (OTM-64)
Jun 28 - Asteroid 2003 OS13 Near-Earth Flyby (0.089 AU)
Jun 28 - 95th Anniversary (1911), Nakhla Meteorite Fall in Egypt
(Mars Meteorite, Hit Dog)
Jun 29 - Comet Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova Perihelion (0.530 AU)
Jun 29 - Comet C/2005 S2 (Skiff) Perihelion (6.398 AU)
Jun 29 - Asteroid 5450 Sokrates Closest Approach To Earth (2.140 AU)
Jun 29 - Asteroid 51824 Mikeanderson Closest Approach To Earth (1.801
AU)
Jun 30 - Metop-A Soyuz FG-Fregat Launch
Jun 30 - Asteroid 2246 Bowell Closest Approach To Earth (2.983 AU)
Jun 30 - Asteroid 5254 Ulysses Closest Approach To Earth (4.694 AU)
Jun 30 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Death of 3 Cosmonauts in Soyuz 11

July 2006
Jul ?? - HK-Sat 1 CZ-3C Launch (China)
Jul ?? - Molniya 3K N3 Molniya M Launch (Russia)
Jul ?? - AMC-18 Ariane 5 Launch
Jul ?? - NROL-30 Atlas 5 Launch
Jul ?? - Ofeq 7 Shavit 1 Launch (Israel)
Jul ?? - Vulcan/Compass 2N Shtil-1N Launch
Jul ?? - Cartosat 2/SRE-1/Anusat PSLV Launch
Jul ?? - Resurs O1-05 Zenit 2 Launch
Jul ?? - Cosmos-Meridian N1 Soyuz 2-1a Launch
Jul ?? - Insat 4-B Ariane 5 Launch
* Jul ?? - NROL-25 Delta 4M Launch
* Jul ?? - Measat 3 Proton M-Briz M Launch
* Jul ?? - TWINS-A Pegasus XL Launch
* Jul ?? - RazakSAT Falcon Launch
* Jul ?? - IGS-3A/IGS-3B H-2A Launch (Japan)
Jul 01 - Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum's 30th Birthday
(1976)
Jul 02 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Jul 02 - Asteroid 3354 McNair Closest Approach To Earth (1.090 AU)
Jul 02 - Asteroid 18458 Caesar Closest Approach To Earth (1.153 AU)
Jul 03 - Earth At Aphelion (1.017 AU From Sun)
Jul 03 - Asteroid 2004 XP14 Near-Earth Flyby (0.003 AU)
Jul 03 - Asteroid 1994 WR12 Near-Mercury Flyby (0.015 AU)
Jul 03 - Asteroid 2985 Shakespeare Closest Approach To Earth (1.719
AU)
Jul 03 - Asteroid 8103 Fermi Closest Approach To Earth (1.859 AU)
Jul 03 - Asteroid 2118 Flagstaff Closest Approach To Earth (2.013 AU)
Jul 04 - Venus Express, Science Phase Begins
Jul 04 - Asteroid 1998 HD14 Near-Venus Flyby (0.025 AU)
Jul 04 - Asteroid 1691 Oort Closest Approach To Earth (2.434 AU)
Jul 05 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #65 (OTM-65)
Jul 05 - Comet Mueller 3 Closest Approach To Earth (2.777 AU)
Jul 06 - Comet P/1999 X1 (Hug-Bell) Perihelion (1.947 AU)
Jul 06 - Asteroid 73491 Robmatson Closest Approach To Earth (1.929
AU)
Jul 07 - Comet P/2004 FY140 (LINEAR) Closest Approach To Earth (3.667
AU)
Jul 08 - Asteroid 51826 Kalpanachawla Closest Approach To Earth
(2.270 AU)
Jul 08 - Asteroid 37452 Spirit Closest Approach To Earth (3.210 AU)
Jul 10 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #66 (OTM-66)
Jul 11 - Asteroid 3673 Levy Closest Approacy To Earth (1.600 AU)
Jul 12 - Comet P/2001 Q2 (Petriew) Closest Approach To Earth (1.863
AU)
Jul 12 - Asteroid 2000 HB24 Near-Earth Flyby (0.055 AU)
Jul 12 - Asteroid 4017 Disneya Closest Approach To Earth (1.423 AU)
Jul 15 - Asteroid 1288 Santa Closest Approach To Earth (1.781 AU)
Jul 16 - Asteroid 10204 Turing Closest Approach To Earth (1.974 AU)
Jul 16 - Giuseppe Piazzi's 260th Birthday (1746)
Jul 17 - Asteroid 588 Achilles Closest Approach To Earth (4.861 AU)
Jul 18 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #67 (OTM-67)
Jul 18 - Asteroid 6984 Lewiscarroll Closest Approach To Earth (3.689
AU)
Jul 18 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Gemini 10 Launch (John Young &
Michael Collins)
Jul 19 - Asteroid 2003 EE16 Near-Mars Flyby (0.039 AU)
Jul 19 - Edward Pickering's 160th Birthday (1846)
Jul 20 - 30th Anniversary (1976), Viking 1, Mars Landing
Jul 21 - 45th Anniversary (1961), Mercury 4 Launch (Gus Grissom,
Liberty Bell 7)
* Jul 22 - STEREO Delta 2 Launch
Jul 22 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Jul 23 - Comet P/2005 GF8 (LONEOS) Closest Approach To Earth (2.704
AU)
Jul 24 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #68 (OTM-68)
Jul 24 - Comet Chiron Closest Approach To Earth (13.220 AU)
Jul 24 - Asteroid 1604 Tombaugh Closest Approach To Earth (1.799 AU)
Jul 24 - Asteroid 51827 Laurelclark Closest Approach To Earth (2.456
AU)
Jul 26 - Asteroid 3162 Nostalgia Closest Approach To Earth (2.514 AU)
Jul 26 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Apollo 15 Launch (4th Manned Moon
Landing)
Jul 27 - Asteroid 3895 Earhart Closest Approach To Earth (1.686 AU)
Jul 27 - George Airy's 205th Birthday (1801)
Jul 28 - Asteroid 54509 (2000 PH5) Near-Earth Flyby (0.077 AU)
Jul 28 - Asteroid 4147 Lennon Closest Approach To Earth (1.292 AU)
Jul 28 - Asteroid 3353 Jarvis Closest Approach To Earth (0.853 AU)
Jul 29 - South Delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower Peak
* Jul 29 - Asteroid 2006 BQ6 Near-Earth Flyby (0.039 AU)
Jul 29 - Asteroid 51825 Davidbrown Closest Approach To Earth (2.048
AU)
Jul 30 - 5th Anniversary (2001), MAP, Moon Flyby
Jul 31 - Asteroid 5555 Wimberly Closest Approach To Earth (2.130 AU)
Jul 31 - Asteroid 48575 Hawaii Closest Approach To Earth (2.371 AU)

August 2006
* Aug ?? - SMART-1, Moon Impact
Aug ?? - Arabsat 4B Proton M Launch
Aug ?? - JC-Sat 10 Ariane 5 Launch
Aug ?? - Sitch 2 Tsyklon 3 Launch
Aug ?? - TWINS-B Pegasus Launch
Aug ?? - ETS VIII H-2A Launch (Japan)
* Aug ?? - Feng Yun 3A/Small Multimission Spacecraft CZ-4B Launch
(China)
* Aug ?? - TerraSAR-X Dnepr 1 Launch
Aug ?? - Cosmos-Glonass Soyuz 2-Fregat Test Launch
Aug ?? - Syracuse 3B Ariane 5 Launch
Aug ?? - Foton M-3/Yes-2 Soyuz U Launch
Aug ?? - Meteor-M-N1 Soyuz FG-Fregat Launch
Aug ?? - Dialog 1 Rokot-Briz Launch
Aug ?? - GPS 2RM F-4 Delta 2 Launch
Aug ?? - Genesis 2 Dnepr 1 Launch
* Aug ?? - Sudansat 1 Dnepr 1 Launch
* Aug ?? - NSS-8 Zenit 3SL Launch
* Aug ?? - NROL-28 Atlas 5 Launch
* Aug ?? - Worldview 1 Delta 2 Launch
Aug 01 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #69 (OTM-69)
Aug 01 - Alpha Capricornids Meteor Shower Peak
Aug 02 - Asteroid 13926 Berners-Lee Closest Approach To Earth (1.152
AU)
Aug 02 - Asteroid 4763 Ride Closest Approach To Earth (1.787 AU)
Aug 04 - 825th Anniversary (1181), Discovery of supernova Cassiopia
Aug 06 - Southern Iota Aquarids Meteor Shower Peak
Aug 06 - Comet P/1998 VS24 (LINEAR) Closest Approach To Earth (3.341
AU)
Aug 06 - Asteroid 341 California Closest Approach To Earth (0.771 AU)
Aug 06 - Asteroid 5036 Tuttle Closest Approach To Earth (2.623 AU)
Aug 06 - 5th Anniversary (2001), Galileo, Io 31 Flyby
Aug 06 - 45th Anniversary (1961), Vostok 2 Launch (Gherman Titov -
2nd Man in Space)
Aug 07 - Comet Giclas Perihelion (1.852 AU)
Aug 07 - 10th Anniversary (1996), Announcement of Possible
Microfossils Found
in ALH84001 Martian Meteorite
Aug 07 - 30th Anniversary (1976), Viking 2, Mars Orbit Insertion
Aug 08 - 5th Anniversary (2001), Genesis Launch (Solar Particle
Sample Return)
Aug 09 - 30th Anniversary (1976), Luna 24 Launch (USSR Moon Sample
Return)
Aug 10 - Neptune at Opposition
Aug 10 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Lunar Orbiter 1 Launch
Aug 11 - Asteroid 1998 DK36 Near-Earth Flyby (0.035 AU)
Aug 11 - Asteroid 1 Ceres Closest Approach To Earth (1.984 AU)
Aug 12 - Perseids Meteor Shower Peak
Aug 13 - Asteroid 5720 Halweaver Closest Approach To Earth (2.093 AU)
Aug 13 - 410th Anniversary (1596), Discovery of Mira, Omicron Ceti by
David Fabricius
Aug 14 - Comet Harrington-Abell Perihelion (1.757 AU)
Aug 14 - Asteroid 2001 OC36 Near-Earth Flyby (0.099 AU)
Aug 14 - Asteroid 39382 Opportunity Closest Approach To Earth (3.066
AU)
Aug 15 - Comet Vaisala-Oterma Closest Approach To Earth (3.253 AU)
Aug 15 - Asteroid 17898 Scottsheppard Closest Approach To Earth
(1.027 AU)
Aug 15 - Asteroid 7225 Huntress Closest Approach To Earth (1.766 AU)
Aug 15 - Asteroid 13801 Kohlhase Closest Approach To Earth (1.929 AU)
Aug 15 - Asteroid 4457 van Gogh Closest Approach To Earth (1.980 AU)
Aug 16 - Comet Russell Closest Approach To Earth (2.527 AU)
Aug 17 - Comet Helin-Roman-Alu 1 Closest Approach To Earth (2.265 AU)
Aug 17 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Pioneer 7 Launch
Aug 18 - Comet C/2005 S4 (McNaught) Closest Approach To Earth (5.306
AU)
Aug 18 - Asteroid 9007 James Bond Closest Approach To Earth (1.264
AU)
Aug 18 - Asteroid 6676 Monet Closest Approach To Earth (2.643 AU)
Aug 19 - Orville Wright's 135th Birthday (1871)
Aug 19 - John Flamsteed's 360th Birthday (1646)
Aug 20 - Asteroid 9500 Camelot Closest Approach To Earth (1.860 AU)
Aug 21 - Asteroid 1990 UN Near-Venus Flyby (0.095 AU)
Aug 22 - Asteroid 63163 Jerusalem Closest Approach To Earth (1.777
AU)
Aug 22 - Asteroid 5738 Billpickering Closest Approach To Earth (2.955
AU)
Aug 23 - Asteroid 13070 Seanconnery Closest Approach To Earth (0.749
AU)
Aug 23 - Asteroid 2956 Yeomans Closest Approach To Earth (1.783 AU)
Aug 24 - Comet Takamizawa Closest Approach To Earth (1.408 AU)
Aug 24 - Comet P/2005 L1 (McNaught) Closest Approach To Earth (2.325
AU)
Aug 24 - Asteroid 656 Beagle Closest Approach To Earth (2.565 AU)
Aug 24 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Luna 11 Launch (USSR Moon Orbiter)
Aug 25 - Northern Iota Aquarids Meteor Shower Peak
Aug 25 - Asteroid 2005 QQ87 Near-Earth Flyby (0.080 AU)
Aug 25 - Asteroid 17062 Bardot Closest Approach To Earth (2.082 AU)
Aug 26 - 25th Anniversary (1981), Voyager 2, Saturn Flyby
Aug 27 - Asteroid 2001 FD58 Near-Venus Flyby (0.037 AU)
Aug 27 - Asteroid 4221 Picasso Closest Approach To Earth (1.710 AU)
* Aug 28 - STS-115 Launch, Space Shuttle Atlantis, MEPSI 3A & 3B,
(International Space Station 12A)
Aug 28 - Asteroid 5223 McSween Closest Approach To Earth (1.705 AU)
Aug 29 - Asteroid 2002 VZ91 Near-Earth Flyby (0.088 AU)
Aug 30 - Asteroid 5231 Verne Closest Approach To Earth (1.514 AU)
Aug 30 - 15th Anniversary (1991), Yohkoh Launch

September 2006
Sep ?? - Rosetta, Deep Space Maneuver #2 (DSM-2)
Sep ?? - NFIRE Minotaur Launch
Sep ?? - Solar-B M-V Launch
Sep ?? - Team Encounter F-1/ST-6 Falcon 1 Launch
Sep ?? - Chinasat 8 CZ-3B Launch (China)
Sep ?? - Astro/NextSat-CSC/STS-Sat 1/NP-Sat
1/CFE-Sat/Midsar1/Falconsat 3/
MEPSI 4A & 4B Atlas 5 Launch
Sep ?? - Tansuo 2 KT-1 Launch (China)
Sep ?? - Healthsat/Tauvex GSLV Launch
Sep ?? - Condor E Strela Launch
* Sep ?? - Uragan-Dummy K1/K2 Soyuz 2-1a-Fregat Launch
* Sep ?? - Wideband Gapfiller Satellte (WGS) F-1 Atlas 5 Launch
Sep 02 - Asteroid 2005 CN61 Near-Earth Flyby (0.093 AU)
Sep 03 - Asteroid 2001 Einstein Closest Approach To Earth (1.038 AU)
Sep 03 - 30th Anniversary (1976), Viking 2, Mars Landing
Sep 04 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #70 (OTM-70)
Sep 05 - Uranus at Opposition
Sep 06 - Asteroid 74625 Tieproject Closest Approach To Earth (0.901
AU)
Sep 06 - 10th Anniversary (1996), Galileo, Ganymede 2 Encounter
Sep 07 - Partial Lunar Eclipse
Sep 07 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Sep 08 - Asteroid 8749 Beatles Closest Approach To Earth (1.295 AU)
Sep 08 - 40th Anniversary (1966), 1st Star Trek Episode on TV
Sep 09 - Asteroid 85640 (1998 OX4) Near-Earth Flyby (0.071 AU)
Sep 10 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #71 (OTM-71)
Sep 10 - Asteroid 2002 SV Near-Earth Flyby (0.097 AU)
Sep 11 - Asteroid 6487 Tonyspear Closest Approach To Earth (1.010 AU)
Sep 12 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Gemini 11 Launch (Charles Conrad
and Richard Gordon)
Sep 13 - Soyuz TMA-9 Soyuz FG Launch (International Space Station
13S)
Sep 13 - Comet Wiseman-Skiff Perihelion (1.578 AU)
Sep 14 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #72 (OTM-72)
Sep 15 - 15th Anniversary (1991), UARS Launch from Space Shuttle
Discovery
Sep 16 - Asteroid 1991 VE Near-Venus Flyby (0.049 AU)
Sep 16 - Asteroid 916 America Closest Approach To Earth (0.830 AU)
Sep 16 - Asteroid 5841 Stone Closest Approach To Earth (0.754 AU)
Sep 17 - Asteroid 25924 Douglasadams Closest Approach To Earth (1.415
AU)
Sep 19 - Asteroid 1913 Sekanina Closest Approach To Earth (1.700 AU)
Sep 20 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #73 (OTM-73)
Sep 20 - Asteroid 2004 FX31 Near-Earth Flyby (0.095 AU)
Sep 21 - Asteroid 2004 SC56 Near-Earth Flyby (0.089 AU)
Sep 21 - Asteroid 6470 Aldrin Closest Approach To Earth (0.977 AU)
Sep 21 - Asteroid 9661 Hohmann Closest Approach To Earth (2.066 AU)
Sep 22 - Annular Solar Eclipse
Sep 22 - Comet P/1995 A1 (Jedicke) Closest Approach To Earth (3.608
AU)
Sep 22 - Asteroid 4808 Ballaero Closest Approach To Earth (1.592 AU)
Sep 22 - 5th Anniversary (2001), Deep Space 1, Comet Borrelly Flyby
Sep 23 - Autumnal Equinox (04:03 UT)
Sep 23 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Sep 23 - Asteroid 2001 RY47 Near-Earth Flyby (0.092 AU)
Sep 23 - 160th Anniversary (1846), Johann Galle's Discovery of
Neptune
Sep 25 - Comet Peters-Hartley Perihelion (1.634 AU)
Sep 25 - Comet P/2005 JD108 (Catalina-NEAT) Closest Approach To Earth
(3.547 AU)
Sep 25 - Asteroid 3773 Smithsonian Closest Approach To Earth (0.775
AU)
Sep 25 - Asteroid 6434 Jewitt Closest Approach To Earth (0.879 AU)
Sep 25 - Asteroid 11247 Wilburwright Closest Approach To Earth (1.738
AU)
Sep 25 - Asteroid 3259 Brownlee Closest Approach To Earth (2.588 AU)
Sep 26 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #74 (OTM-74)
Sep 26 - Asteroid 1998 YM4 Near-Mercury Flyby (0.026 AU)
Sep 26 - Asteroid 2247 Hiroshima Closest Approach To Earth (1.219 AU)
Sep 28 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Luna 19 Launch (USSR Moon Orbiter)
Sep 29 - AIM Pegasus XL Launch
Sep 29 - Asteroid 2000 TH1 Near-Earth Flyby (0.081 AU)
Sep 29 - Asteroid 1937 UB Near-Venus Flyby (0.052 AU)
Sep 30 - Comet C/2005 B1 (Christensen) Closest Approach To Earth
(3.003 AU)
Sep 30 - Asteroid 2002 TA67 Near-Earth Flyby (0.093 AU)

October 2006
* Oct ?? - Lunar TrailBlazer Dnepr 1 Launch (Commerical Moon Orbiter)
Oct ?? - Astra 1-L Proton M Launch
Oct ?? - TechSAR PSLV Launch (Israel)
Oct ?? - Dong Fang Hong (DFH) 4 F-1 CZ-3B Launch (China)
Oct ?? - Corot Soyuz 2-1b-Fregat Launch
Oct ?? - Amsat Phase 3E Express Ariane 5 Launch
Oct ?? - NROL-26 Delta 4H Launch
Oct ?? - Galaxy 17 Ariane 5 Launch
Oct ?? - GPS 2RM F-5 Delta 2 Launch
* Oct ?? - Anik F-3 Proton M Launch
* Oct ?? - Meteor 3M N2 Zenit 2 Launch
Oct 01 - STS-116 Launch, Space Shuttle Endeavour (International Space
Station 12A.1)
Oct 01 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #75 (OTM-75)
Oct 02 - Asteroid 2001 CB21 Near-Earth Flyby (0.048 AU)
Oct 03 - Asteroid 6030 Zolensky Closest Approach To Earth (1.981 AU)
Oct 04 - Asteroid 6227 Alanrubin Closest Approach To Earth (2.231 AU)
Oct 05 - Asteroid 1772 Gagarin Closest Approach To Earth (1.793 AU)
Oct 06 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #76 (OTM-76)
Oct 06 - Asteroid 15000 CCD Closest Approach To Earth (2.025 AU)
Oct 08 - Asteroid 12485 Jenniferharris Closest Approach To Earth
(0.964 AU)
Oct 09 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Oct 09 - Draconids Meteor Shower Peak
Oct 10 - 160th Anniversary (1846), William Lassell's Discovery of
Neptune Moon Triton
Oct 12 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #77 (OTM-77)
Oct 12 - Kuiper Belt Object 15760 (1992 QB1) Closest Approach To
Earth (40.005 AU)
Oct 12 - Astronomical Society of France's 115th Birthday (1891)
Oct 13 - Asteroid 2023 Asaph Closest Approach To Earth (1.160 AU)
Oct 13 - Asteroid 2688 Halley Closest Approach To Earth (2.239 AU)
Oct 13 - Kuiper Belt Object 2003 UB313 Closest Approach To Earth
(95.883 AU)
Oct 15 - Progress M-58 Soyuz U Launch (International Space Station
23P)
Oct 15 - Comet Shoemaker-Holt 2 Closest Approach To Earth (2.345 AU)
Oct 15 - Asteroid 1996 Adams Closest Approach To Earth (1.257 AU)
Oct 15 - Asteroid 2709 Sagan Closest Approach To Earth (1.348 AU)
Oct 15 - Asteroid 51828 Ilanramon Closest Approach To Earth (1.593
AU)
Oct 16 - Asteroid 2005 TC51 Near-Earth Flyby (0.067 AU)
Oct 16 - Asteroid 12927 Pinocchio Closest Approach To Earth (1.002
AU)
Oct 16 - Asteroid 6560 Pravdo Closest Approach To Earth (1.559 AU)
Oct 17 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #78 (OTM-78)
Oct 17 - Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation (25 Degrees)
Oct 18 - Asteroid 10792 Ecuador Closest Approach To Earth (1.918 AU)
Oct 19 - THEMIS Delta 2 Launch
Oct 19 - Comet C/2005 R4 (LINEAR) Closest Approach To Earth (4.483
AU)
Oct 19 - Asteroid 2005 TF49 Near-Earth Flyby (0.056 AU)
Oct 20 - Cbers 2B CZ-4B Launch
Oct 21 - Orionids Meteor Shower Peak
Oct 21 - Asteroid 2866 Hardy Closest Approach To Earth (1.499 AU)
Oct 22 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #79 (OTM-79)
Oct 22 - Comet P/2005 JY126 (Catalina) Closest Approach To Earth
(1.814 AU)
Oct 22 - Asteroid 2001 UP Near-Earth Flyby (0.031 AU)
Oct 22 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Luna 12 Launch (USSR Moon Orbiter)
Oct 23 - Asteroid 1991 VE Near-Mercury Flyby (0.006 AU)
Oct 24 - MESSENGER, 1st Venus Flyby
Oct 24 - 155th Anniversary (1851), William Lassell's Discovery of
Uranus
Moons Umbriel and Ariel
Oct 25 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Oct 25 - Asteroid 2000 UR16 Near-Earth Flyby (0.064 AU)
Oct 25 - Asteroid 2002 JV15 Near-Earth Flyby (0.082 AU)
Oct 25 - 335th Anniversary (1671), Giovanni Cassini's Discovery of
Saturn Moon Iapetus
Oct 26 - Asteroid 1997 US2 Near-Venus Flyby (0.091 AU)
Oct 26 - Asteroid 3066 McFadden Closest Approach To Earth (1.273 AU)
Oct 28 - Asteroid 203 Pompeja Closest Approach To Earth (1.582 AU)
Oct 28 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Great Britian's First Space Launch
(Prospero)
Oct 29 - Daylight Saving - Set Clock Back 1 Hour (Europe, North
America)
Oct 29 - 15th Anniversary (1991), Galileo, Asteroid Gaspra Flyby
Oct 30 - Comet Faye Closest Approach To Earth (0.685 AU)
Oct 30 - Comet Shoemaker 1 Closest Approach To Earth (1.522 AU)
Oct 30 - Comet Smirnova-Chernykh Closest Approach To Earth (3.524 AU)
Oct 30 - 25th Anniversary (1981), Venera 13 Launch (USSR Venus
Lander/Flyby Mission)
Oct 31 - NPP-Bridge Delta 2 Launch
Oct 31 - Comet P/2005 S2 (Skiff) Closest Approach To Earth (5.418 AU)

November 2006
Nov ?? - Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Mars Mapping Begins
Nov ?? - Radio-Astron Zenit 2-Fregat-SB Launch
Nov ?? - HK-Sat 2 CZ-3C Launch
Nov ?? - SAR-Lupe 2 Cosmos 3M Launch
Nov ?? - X-Sat PSLV Launch
Nov ?? - Express AM-33 Proton K Launch
Nov ?? - Bissat Cosmos 3M Launch
Nov ?? - GOES-O Delta 4 Launch
Nov ?? - Wildblue 1 Ariane 5 Launch
Nov ?? - Afristar 2 (Worldstar 3) Ariane 5 Launch
* Nov ?? - GOCE Rokot Launch
Nov 02 - Asteroid 1221 Amor Closest Approach To Earth (2.046 AU)
Nov 03 - Taurids Meteor Shower Peak
Nov 03 - Asteroid 4783 Wasson Closest Approach To Earth (1.388 AU)
Nov 03 - Asteroid 3192 A'Hearn Closest Approach To Earth (1.468 AU)
Nov 04 - Asteroid 2004 WC1 Near-Venus Flyby (0.014 AU)
Nov 04 - Asteroid 2000 VZ44 Near-Earth Flyby (0.052 AU)
Nov 04 - Asteroid 29075 (1950 DA) Closest Approach To Earth (1.587
AU)
Nov 04 - 10th Anniversary (1996), Galileo, Callisto 3 Flyby
Nov 04 - 25th Anniversary (1981), Venera 14 Launch (USSR Venus
Lander/Flyby)
Nov 05 - Asteroid 5535 Annefrank Closest Approach To Earth (1.215 AU)
Nov 05 - Fred Whipple's 100th Birthday (1906)
Nov 06 - Comet P/2000 C1 (Hergenrother) Perihelion (2.088 AU)
Nov 06 - Asteroid 84225 Verish Closest Approach To Earth (1.215 AU)
Nov 06 - Asteroid 4342 Freud Closest Approach To Earth (1.764 AU)
Nov 07 - Asteroid 2003 HF2 Near-Mars Flyby (0.030 AU)
Nov 07 - Asteroid 6032 Nobel Closest Approach To Earth (1.334 AU)
Nov 07 - Asteroid 4511 Rembrandt Closest Approach To Earth (1.615 AU)
Nov 07 - 10th Anniversary (1996), Mars Global Surveyor Launch
Nov 07 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Lunar Orbiter 2 Launch
Nov 08 - Mercury Transits the Sun
Nov 08 - Asteroid 2753 Duncan Closest Approach To Earth (1.755 AU)
Nov 08 - Edmund Halley's 350th Birthday (1656)
Nov 09 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #80 (OTM-80)
Nov 10 - Asteroid 82332 Las Vegas Closest Approach To Earth (1.571
AU)
Nov 11 - Comet P/2005 RV25 (LONEOS-Christensen) Perihelion (3.605 AU)
Nov 11 - Asteroid 16809 Galapagos Closest Approach To Earth (1.801
AU)
Nov 11 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Gemini 12 Launch (Jim Lovell and
Buzz Aldrin)
Nov 12 - Asteroid 3753 Cruithne Closest Approach To Earth (0.372 AU)
Nov 12 - Asteroid 2955 Newburn Closest Approach To Earth (1.391 AU)
Nov 12 - 25th Anniversary (1981), Space Shuttle Columbia Launch
(STS-2)
Nov 13 - James Clerk Maxwell's 175th Birthday (1831)
Nov 14 - Kuiper Belt Object 90377 Sedna Closest Approach To Earth
(87.647 AU)
Nov 14 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Mariner 9, Mars Orbit Insertion
Nov 15 - Comet Faye Perihelion (1.667 AU)
Nov 15 - Asteroid 13609 Lewicki Closest Approach To Earth (1.454 AU)
Nov 16 - 5th Anniversary (2001), Genesis, L1 Orbit Insertion
Nov 17 - Leonids Meteor Shower Peak
Nov 17 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Leonids Meteor Storm
Nov 18 - Comet P/2005 T5 (Broughton) Closest Approach To Earth (3.190
AU)
Nov 18 - Comet P/2005 T3 (Read) Closest Approach To Earth (5.279 AU)
Nov 19 - Comet West-Kohoutek-Ikemura Perihelion (1.603 AU)
Nov 19 - Asteroid 4766 Malin Closest Approach To Earth (1.339 AU)
Nov 19 - Asteroid 13208 Fraschetti Closest Approach To Earth (1.546
AU)
Nov 21 - Asteroid 2002 XY38 Near-Venus Flyby (0.028 AU)
Nov 21 - Asteroid 2001 WV1 Near-Earth Flyby (0.038 AU)
Nov 21 - Asteroid 6135 Billowen Closest Approach To Earth (1.702 AU)
Nov 23 - Asteroid 2003 YO1 Near-Venus Flyby (0.046 AU)
Nov 24 - Asteroid 1996 BG1 Near-Earth Flyby (0.096 AU)
Nov 25 - Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation (20 Degrees)
Nov 25 - Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 Closest Approach To Earth
(4.887 AU)
Nov 26 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #81 (OTM-81)
Nov 26 - Comet P/2005 M1 (Christensen) Closest Approach To Earth
(2.388 AU)
Nov 26 - Asteroid 12524 Conscience Closest Approach To Earth (1.280
AU)
Nov 26 - Asteroid 1877 Marsden Closest Approach To Earth (3.435 AU)
Nov 27 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Mars 2, Mars Orbit Insertion
Nov 27 - Anders Celsius' 305th Birthday (1701)
Nov 29 - Asteroid 2004 QD14 Near-Earth Flyby (0.062 AU)
Nov 29 - 45th Anniversary (1961), Mercury 5 Launch (Enos the
Chimpanzee)
Nov 30 - Comet Giclas Closest Approach To Earth (1.157 AU)
Nov 30 - Asteroid 12426 Raquetball Closest Approach To Earth (1.230
AU)
Nov 30 - Kuiper Belt Object 19521 Chaos Closest Approach To Earth
(40.919 AU)

December 2006
Dec ?? - Cosmos-Liana Tsyklon 2K Launch
Dec ?? - KEO Ariane 5 Launch
Dec ?? - Radarsat 2 Soyuz Launch
Dec ?? - XM-4 Zenit 3SL Launch
* Dec ?? - Wideband Gapfiller Satellite (WGS) F-2 Delta 4M Launch
* Dec ?? - Block 2010 Spacecraft Risk Reduction Delta 2 Launch
Dec 01 - Dawn Delta 2 Launch (Asteroid Orbiter)
Dec 01 - Asteroid 23990 Springsteen Closest Approach To Earth (1.126
AU)
Dec 02 - Asteroid 2001 VE76 Near-Mars Flyby (0.027 AU)
Dec 02 - Asteroid 2062 Aten Closest Approach To Earth (1.500 AU)
Dec 02 - 35th Anniversary (1971), Mars 3, Mars Orbit Insertion
Dec 03 - Asteroid 10217 Richardcook Closest Approach To Earth (1.409
AU)
Dec 03 - Asteroid 8837 London Closest Approach To Earth (1.472 AU)
Dec 03 - Asteroid 2228 Soyuz-Apollo Closest Approach To Earth (1.569
AU)
Dec 04 - Asteroid 697 Galilea Closest Approach To Earth (1.857 AU)
Dec 04 - 10th Anniversary (1996), Mars Pathfinder Launch
Dec 06 - Asteroid 7934 Sinatra Closest Approach To Earth (1.415 AU)
* Dec 06 - Comet P/2005 SB216 (LONEOS) Closest Approach To Earth (2.957
AU)
Dec 07 - STS-117 Launch, Space Shuttle Atlantis, International Space
Station 13A
Dec 07 - 5th Anniversary (2001), Jason/TIMED Launch
Dec 09 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #82 (OTM-82)
Dec 10 - Asteroid 9777 Enterprise Closest Approach To Earth (1.845
AU)
Dec 11 - Asteroid 4255 Spacewatch Closest Approach To Earth (3.613
AU)
Dec 12 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Dec 12 - Asteroid 2003 SM215 Near-Earth Flyby (0.082 AU)
Dec 12 - Asteroid 9253 Oberth Closest Approach To Earth (1.484 AU)
Dec 12 - Asteroid 2933 Amber Closest Approach To Earth (1.637 AU)
Dec 12 - Asteroid 1024 Hale Closest Approach To Earth (1.666 AU)
Dec 12 - 45th Anniversary (1961), Oscar 1 Launch
Dec 13 - Geminids Meteor Shower Peak
Dec 14 - Asteroid 13667 Samthurman Closest Approach To Earth (1.115
AU)
Dec 14 - Tycho Brahe's 460th Birthday (1546)
Dec 15 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #83 (OTM-83)
Dec 15 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Audouin Dollfus' Discovery of
Saturn Moon Janus
Dec 16 - Asteroid 5790 Nagasaki Closest Approach To Earth (1.617 AU)
Dec 16 - Asteroid 1620 Geographos Closest Approach To Earth (1.749
AU)
Dec 17 - Asteroid 253 Mathilde Closest Approach To Earth (1.820 AU)
Dec 18 - Asteroid 4337 Arecibo Closest Approach To Earth (2.440 AU)
Dec 19 - Progress M-59 Launch (International Space Station 24P)
Dec 19 - Asteroid 10001 Palermo Closest Approach To Earth (1.184 AU)
Dec 19 - Asteroid 10044 Squyres Closest Approach To Earth (1.571 AU)
Dec 19 - 10th Anniversary (1996), Galileo, Europa 4 Flyby
Dec 20 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #84 (OTM-84)
Dec 20 - Asteroid 2004 XL14 Near-Earth Flyby (0.028 AU)
Dec 20 - Asteroid 14967 Madrid Closest Approach To Earth (1.514 AU)
Dec 21 - 40th Anniversary (1966), Luna 13 Launch (USSR Moon Lander)
Dec 22 - Winter Solstice, 00:22 UT
Dec 22 - Ursids Meteor Shower Peak
Dec 22 - Asteroid 6154 Stevesynnott Closest Approach To Earth (1.855
AU)
Dec 23 - Asteroid 6318 Cronkite Closest Approach To Earth (0.816 AU)
Dec 24 - Asteroid 2003 UR12 Near-Vesta Flyby (0.039 AU)
Dec 24 - Asteroid 3001 Michelangelo Closest Approach To Earth (1.231
AU)
Dec 24 - Asteroid 25930 Spielberg Closest Approach To Earth (1.627
AU)
Dec 25 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #85 (OTM-85)
Dec 25 - Asteroid 2801 Huygens Closest Approach To Earth (1.920 AU)
Dec 26 - Comet P/1999 X1 (Hug-Bell) Closest Approach To Earth (1.448
AU)
Dec 26 - Asteroid 65909 (1998 FH12) Near-Venus Flyby (0.024 AU)
Dec 26 - Asteroid 2004 YG1 Near-Earth Flyby (0.099 AU)
Dec 26 - Asteroid 6373 Stern Closest Approach To Earth (1.667 AU)
Dec 27 - Asteroid 2410 Morrison Closest Approach To Earth (1.236 AU)
Dec 27 - Asteroid 16035 Sasandford Closest Approach To Earth (2.042
AU)
Dec 27 - Johannes Kepler's 435th Birthday (1571)
Dec 28 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Dec 29 - Asteroid 9831 Simongreen Closest Approach to Earth (1.482
AU)
Dec 29 - Asteroid 5811 Keck Closest Approach To Earth (2.115 AU)
Dec 30 - Asteroid 11365 NASA Closest Approach To Earth (0.992 AU)
Dec 31 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #86 (OTM-86)

January 2007
Jan ?? - Glonass-Uragan M7 PSLV Launch
Jan ?? - Globalstar-9 Soyuz-Fregat Launch
Jan ?? - Nigcomsat 1 CZ-3B Launch
Jan ?? - Beidou 2A CZ-3A Launch
Jan ?? - Konopus 1 Shtil-1N Launch
Jan ?? - Microscope Ariane 5 Launch
Jan ?? - Spaceway 3 Zenit 3SL Launch
Jan ?? - Winds H-2A Launch (Japan)
Jan ?? - Oceansat 2 PSLV Launch
Jan ?? - SMOS/Proba 2 Rokot KM Launch
Jan ?? - SSR-1 VSL-1 Launch (Brazil)
Jan ?? - HJ-1A/HJ-1B CZ-2C Launch (China)
* Jan ?? - PS-2 KT-1 Launch
* Jan ?? - Galaxy Express Test Launch
Jan 01 - Asteroid 5143 Hercales Closest Approach To Earth (0.380 AU)
Jan 03 - Earth At Perihelion (0.983 AU From Sun)
Jan 03 - Quadrantids Meteor Shower Peak
* Jan 04 - Comet C/2005 EL173 (LONEOS) Closest Approach To Earth (3.310
AU)
Jan 04 - Asteroid 2001 YE4 Near-Earth Flyby (0.033 AU)
Jan 04 - Asteroid 7853 Confucius Closest Approach To Earth (1.662 AU)
Jan 04 - Wilhelm Beer's 210th Birthday (1797)
Jan 05 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #87 (OTM-87)
Jan 05 - Asteroid 5641 McCleese Closest Approach To Earth (1.010 AU)
Jan 05 - Asteroid 6469 Armstrong Closest Approach To Earth (1.636 AU)
Jan 06 - Asteroid 4664 Hanner Closest Approach To Earth (2.012 AU)
Jan 06 - Asteroid 1886 Lowell Closest Approach To Earth (2.054 AU)
Jan 07 - Asteroid 9249 Yen Closest Approach To Earth (1.485 AU)
Jan 08 - Comet P/1999 DN3 (Korlevic-Juric) Closest Appraoch To Earth
(3.257 AU)
Jan 08 - 15th Anniversary (1992), Sakigake, Earth Flyby
Jan 08 - Stephen Hawking's 65th Birthday (1942)
Jan 08 - Johannes Fabricius' 420th Birthday (1587)
Jan 09 - Asteroid 1940 Whipple Closest Approach To Earth (1.878 AU)
Jan 09 - Asteroid 12104 Chesley Closest Approach To Earth (2.084 AU)
Jan 09 - Asteroid 9250 Chamberlin Closest Approach To Earth (2.577
AU)
Jan 10 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #88 (OTM-88)
Jan 10 - Asteroid 2865 Laurel Closest Approach To Earth (1.746 AU)
Jan 11 - Asteroid 5703 Hevelius Closest Approach To Earth (1.407 AU)
Jan 11 - 220th Anniversary (1787), William Herschell's Discovery of
Jan 11 - 220th Anniversary (1787), William Herschell's Discovery of
Uranus Moons Titania and Oberon
Jan 12 - Asteroid 2874 Jim Young Closest Approach To Earth (1.145 AU)
Jan 12 - Sergel Pavlovich Korolev's 100th Birthday (1907)
Jan 13 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Jan 14 - Asteroid 6377 Cagney Closest Approach To Earth (1.886 AU)
Jan 14 - Asteroid 6456 Golombek Closest Approach To Earth (2.097 AU)
Jan 15 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #89 (OTM-89)
Jan 15 - Comet Kowal 1 Perihelion (4.718 AU)
Jan 16 - Asteroid 5050 Doctorwatson Closest Approach To Earth (1.316
AU)
Jan 16 - Asteroid 719 Albert Closest Approach To Earth (2.430 AU)
Jan 17 - 5th Anniversary (2002), Galileo, Io 33 Flyby
Jan 17 - Harvey Nininger's 120th Birthday (1887)
Jan 19 - Johann Bode's 260th Birthday (1747)
Jan 21 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #90 (OTM-90)
Jan 21 - Asteroid 7341 (1991 VK) Near-Earth Flyby (0.068 AU)
Jan 21 - John Couch Adams' 215th Birthday (1792)
Jan 23 - Asteroid 2000 WP19 Near-Venus Flyby (0.046 AU)
Jan 23 - Asteroid 9618 Johncleese Closest Approach To Earth (1.623
AU)
Jan 23 - Asteroid 1198 Atlantis Closest Approach To Earth (1.771 AU)
Jan 24 - Asteroid 4957 Brucemurray Closest Approach To Earth (1.139
AU)
Jan 24 - Harold Babcock's 125th Birthday (1882)
Jan 25 - Asteroid 25143 Itokawa Closest Approach To Earth (0.447 AU)
Jan 26 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #91 (OTM-91)
Jan 26 - Asteroid 3623 Chaplin Closest Approach To Earth (2.024 AU)
Jan 26 - 45th Anniversary (1962), Ranger 3 Launch
Jan 27 - Asteroid 1996 AW1 Near-Venus Flyby (0.023 AU)
Jan 27 - Asteroid 3255 Tholen Closest Approach To Earth (0.977 AU)
Jan 27 - 40th Anniversary (1967), Apollo 1 Fire (Gus Grissom, Edward
White &
Roger Chaffee)
Jan 28 - Asteroid 9134 Encke Closest Approach To Earth (2.013 AU)
Jan 29 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
Jan 29 - Asteroid 8734 Warner Closest Approach To Earth (1.908 AU)
Jan 30 - Asteroid 7359 Messier Closest Approach To Earth (2.063 AU)
* Jan 31 - Asteroid 2006 CJ Near-Earth Flyby (0.027 AU)

February 2007
* Feb ?? - Mars Gravity Biosatellite Falcon 1 Launch
* Feb ?? - Cosmos Glonass K1+K2 Soyuz 2 Fregat Launch
* Feb ?? - Insat 3-D GSLV Launch (India)
* Feb ?? - GPS 2F F-1 Delta 4M Launch
* Feb ?? - Star One C-2 Ariane 5 Launch
* Feb 01 - Selene 1 H-2A Launch (Japan Lunar Orbiter)
* Feb 01 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #92 (OTM-92)
* Feb 01 - Comet C/2005 W2 (Christensen) Closest Approach To Earth
(3.273 AU)
* Feb 01 - Asteroid 2006 AM4 Near-Earth Flyby (0.012 AU)
* Feb 01 - Asteroid 243 Ida Closest Approach To Earth (1.805 AU)
* Feb 01 - Asteroid 11911 Angel Closest Approach To Earth (2.388 AU)
* Feb 02 - Asteroid 5102 Benfranklin Closest Approach To Earth (2.074
AU)
* Feb 02 - 30th Anniverary (1977), Burnup of the Salyut 4 Space Station
(USSR)
* Feb 03 - Asteroid 2362 Mark Twain Closest Approach To Earth (1.488
AU)
* Feb 04 - Asteroid 2004 RN251 Near-Earth Flyby (0.061 AU)
* Feb 04 - Asteroid 2041 Lancelot Closest Approach To Earth (2.046 AU)
* Feb 04 - 40th Anniverary (1967), Lunar Orbiter 3 Launch
* Feb 05 - Asteroid 327 Columbia Closest Approach To Earth (1.967 AU)
* Feb 06 - Asteroid 9349 Lucas Closest Approach To Earth (1.731 AU)
* Feb 07 - Progress M-60 Soyuz U Launch (International Space Station
25P)
* Feb 07 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #93 (OTM-93)
* Feb 07 - Asteroid 2003 YX1 Near-Venus Flyby (0.040 AU)
* Feb 08 - Asteroid 67 Asia Closest Approach To Earth (1.882 AU)
* Feb 08 - 15th Anniversary (1992), Ulysses, Jupiter Flyby
* Feb 09 - Asteroid 2200 Pasadena Closest Approach To Earth (1.209 AU)
* Feb 12 - 60th Anniversary (1947), Sikhote Alin Meteorite Fall in
Russia
* Feb 13 - John Dreyer's 155th Birthday (1852)
* Feb 14 - 35th Anniversary (1972), Luna 20 Launch (Soviet Moon Sample
Return)
* Feb 15 - Asteroid 32096 Puckett Closest Approach To Earth (1.943 AU)
* Feb 15 - 15th Anniversary (1992), Hiten, Moon Flyby
* Feb 18 - Chinese New Year
* Feb 18 - Asteroid 9000 Hal Closest Approach To Earth (1.674 AU)
* Feb 04 - Asteroid 2004 RN251 Near-Earth Flyby (0.061 AU)
* Feb 04 - Asteroid 2041 Lancelot Closest Approach To Earth (2.046 AU)
* Feb 04 - 40th Anniverary (1967), Lunar Orbiter 3 Launch
* Feb 05 - Asteroid 327 Columbia Closest Approach To Earth (1.967 AU)
* Feb 06 - Asteroid 9349 Lucas Closest Approach To Earth (1.731 AU)
* Feb 07 - Progress M-60 Soyuz U Launch (International Space Station
25P)
* Feb 07 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #93 (OTM-93)
* Feb 07 - Asteroid 2003 YX1 Near-Venus Flyby (0.040 AU)
* Feb 08 - Asteroid 67 Asia Closest Approach To Earth (1.882 AU)
* Feb 08 - 15th Anniversary (1992), Ulysses, Jupiter Flyby
* Feb 09 - Asteroid 2200 Pasadena Closest Approach To Earth (1.209 AU)
* Feb 12 - 60th Anniversary (1947), Sikhote Alin Meteorite Fall in
Russia
* Feb 13 - John Dreyer's 155th Birthday (1852)
* Feb 14 - 35th Anniversary (1972), Luna 20 Launch (Soviet Moon Sample
Return)
* Feb 15 - Asteroid 32096 Puckett Closest Approach To Earth (1.943 AU)
* Feb 15 - 15th Anniversary (1992), Hiten, Moon Flyby
* Feb 18 - Chinese New Year
* Feb 18 - Asteroid 9000 Hal Closest Approach To Earth (1.674 AU)
* Feb 19 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #94 (OTM-94)
* Feb 20 - Asteroid 9951 Tyrannosaurus Closest Approach To Earth (1.644
AU)
* Feb 20 - 10th Anniverary (1997), Galileo, Europa 6 Flyby
* Feb 20 - 45th Anniversary (1962), Friendship 7 Launch (John Glenn)
* Feb 21 - Asteroid 1677 Tycho Brahe Closest Approach To Earth (1.766
AU)
* Feb 22 - Cassini, Titan Flyby
* Feb 23 - Asteroid 1000 Piazzia Closest Approach To Earth (2.095 AU)
* Feb 23 - 20th Anniverary (1987), Supernova 1987A Explosion
* Feb 24 - Comet P/2001 Q2 (Petriew) Perihelion (0.938 AU)
* Feb 24 - Asteroid 4055 Magellan Closest Approach To Earth (1.413 AU)
* Feb 25 - Cassini, Orbital Trim Maneuver #95 (OTM-95)
* Feb 26 - Rosetta, Mars Flyby
* Feb 26 - Asteroid 16761 Hertz Closest Approach To Earth (2.089 AU)
* Feb 27 - Asteroid 9342 Carygrant Closest Approach To Earth (1.651 AU)
* Feb 27 - Bernard Lyot's 110th Birthday (1897)
* Feb 28 - New Horizons, Jupiter Flyby
* Feb 28 - Asteroid 9963 Sandage Closest Approach To Earth (2.037 AU)