Worldwide Space Schedule

Worldwide Space Schedule


Dec. 10: A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch the U.S. Space Force's secretive X-37B space plane on its 7th mission to space. Falcon Heavy will launch from Launch Complex-39A, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, in Florida. This marks the first time that the X-37B will launch on a Falcon Heavy. Delayed from Dec. 7. 

Dec. 12: The new moon will arrive at 6:32 p.m. EST (2332 GMT).

Dec. 14: The Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight! The shower is active between Dec. 4 and Dec. 17.

Dec. 21: Today is the winter solstice for the Northern Hemisphere and the summer solstice for the Southern Hemisphere.

Dec. 21: The Ursid meteor shower peaks tonight! The shower is active from Dec. 13 to

Dec. 24: A United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket will launch on its inaugural flight with the Peregrine commercial lunar lander for Astrobotic. It will lift off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

Dec. 26: The full moon of December, known as the Cold Moon, will occur at 7:33 p.m. EST (0033 GMT on Dec. 27).