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Mission Countdown Clock

Lucy Launch to The Trojan Asteroids
Expired
Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE)
Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)
James Webb Space Telescope Launch Readiness Date

Science By The Numbers

Technology Development
~$397M
Invested Annually
Balloons
54
Missions in Development
Research
~10,000
U.S. Scientists Funded
~$600M
Awarded Annually
Earth-Based Observations
23
Operating Missions
5
Upcoming Earth System Observatory Missions
Sounding Rockets
2
Science Missions Launched
45
In Development
SMALLSATS/CUBESATS
49
Science Missions
29
Technology Demos
Missions
114
Missions from formulation through extended operations

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