Never Miss a Space Event Again with This New Calendar from the New York Times

Are you tired of waking up and seeing your Instagram feed full of images from the previous night’s Supermoon, meteor shower, or other exciting space-happenings? I’m sure there are several of us experiencing that very feeling this morning after having missed out on last night’s New Years Day Full Moon.

Keeping track of all the amazing things happening in the galaxy can feel like a big job! Thankfully, the New York Times is here to help. As Gizmodo reports, the Times has created a calendar that includes every big space event for the year to come. Even better, by clicking here you can instantly add all of the events to your Google calendar; if you’re on mobile, you can click here to instantly populate your mobile calendar.This is a great year for such a tool to come about. If you missed the Supermoon on January 1, don’t fret, because you don’t have to wait that long for the next bit of astronomical fun. On January 31, we’ll see a total lunar eclipse and a Super Blue Blood Moon, but this year is also packed with other awesome stuff, like meteor showers and even a partial solar eclipse.


But if you’re more interested in NASA and SpaceX launches, this calendar has you covered as well. Confirmed and reported launches are marked on the calendar, as well as important dates like when the NASA InSight spacecraft is set to land on Mars. The calendar is going to be a living document, and dates will be added as the year goes on. So from now on you never have to open up Instagram to learn you’ve missed out on the latest meteor showers, eclipses, launches, and other cool space events.

What do you think of The New York Times‘ new caledar? Will you be using it? Let us know in the comments!

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