Exos Aerospace has determined what caused a sounding rocket to crash minutes after liftoff on Oct. 26.
You could be the first to catch a signal from the European Space Agency's (ESA) brand new experimental satellite.
It will be one of the most daunting, complicated and, potentially, scientifically rewarding missions ever undertaken to the red planet.
Spotting signs of long-dead life is a tall order for a lonely robot on a faraway world, but NASA's next Mars rover should be up to the challenge, mission team members said.
Here's a guide to SpaceX's launch schedule, other rocket missions, astronomical events of the next year, as well as milestones for spacecraft already in travel.