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20th February 2018

2041 – Completion of the W350 tower in Tokyo

In 2041, Tokyo's skyline gets a major new landmark in the form of W350, the tallest wooden building ever constructed.

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16th February 2018

2091 – SpaceX's "Starman" has a close encounter with Earth

In 2091, after a period of 73 years, Starman returns to cislunar space and makes a close approach of Earth.

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15th February 2018

2020 – The PlayStation 5 is launched

The PlayStation 5 is a ninth-generation video game console developed by Sony.

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21st January 2018

2028 – Completion of the Deep Space Gateway

The Deep Space Gateway (DSG) is the successor to the International Space Station (ISS). Whereas the ISS was placed in orbit around the Earth, the DSG is close to the Moon.

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17th January 2018

2021 – The ExoMars rover touches down on Mars

Originally planned for launch in 2018, the ExoMars rover was delayed until the next available launch window. After a journey of nine months, it arrives on the Red Planet in April 2021.

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8th January 2018

2019 – The James Webb Space Telescope is launched

The James Webb Space Telescope is the long-awaited successor to the aging Hubble Space Telescope.

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7th January 2018

2018 – The first image of a black hole

In 2018, the first image of a black hole is produced by a giant network of telescopes.

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6th January 2018

2018 – The CHEOPS telescope is deployed to study exoplanets

This year sees the launch of a new telescope to find exoplanets. Called CHEOPS, it is powerful and precise enough to form accurate measurements of a planet's radius, as well as determining the likely density and internal structure.

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6th January 2018

2018 – Launch of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)

TESS is a space telescope that searches for extrasolar planets. It studies around 500,000 stars – more than triple the number that Kepler was designed to observe. Originally planned for 2017, the mission is delayed until March 2018.

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1st January 2018

Happy New Year!

We've updated the timeline for 2018, including some new references. Check out our predictions for the year ahead.

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