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Timeline Of The Near Future

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1. The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (comprising Saudi Arabia - Oman - United Arab Emirates - Bahrain - Kuwait and Qatar) hope to establish monetary union in this year. FIFA Confederations Cup to be held in Brazil. 34th America's C






2. The Chernobyl exclusion zone becomes habitable.






3. 7th millennium begins in the Hebrew calendar.






4. On March 4 at 10-52 UTC - Venus will occult Uranus.






5. Mercury occults Neptune.






6. March 17






7. The One country - two systems model between China and Macau will expire.






8. Triple conjunction Mars






9. The second full orbit of Neptune around the sun since its discovery in 1846.






10. The M1 Abrams will be retired from service.






11. Triple conjunction Mars






12. Mercury occults Neptune.






13. Triple conjunction of Mars and Saturn.






14. Last year which can be represented using the File Allocation Table date format.






15. Cosmic Call 1 will reach its destination - the star Gliese 777.






16. The Voyager program is expected to terminate. Manned mission to the Moon by China.






17. 52 UTC - Venus will occult Saturn.






18. Construction of Sagrada Familia to be completed.






19. On August 1 - Mercury occults Regulus (last occultation of Regulus by Mercury was on August 13 - 364 BC).






20. The second full orbit of Neptune around the sun since its discovery in 1846.






21. The planetoid 90377 Sedna reaches perihelion.






22. With an estimated probability of 0.07% - Apollo asteroid 1999 RQ36 could hit the Earth.






23. Transit of Venus on June 9.






24. FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar.






25. Asteroid 2007 VK184 has a chance of 1 in 3030 of hitting Earth in this year.






26. Triple conjunction Mars






27. August will be the first time Pluto reaches aphelion since its discovery.






28. Last year which can be represented using the File Allocation Table date format.






29. At 15-28 UTC - on September 14 - Venus will eclipse Jupiter.






30. Solar eclipse of 7 min 26 s - saros 139.






31. Transit of Venus.






32. 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup to be held in Russia.






33. Long-duration lunar eclipse of approximately 106.1 minutes.






34. Year 2038 problem - similar to the Year 2000 problem may occur on this date.






35. 52 UTC - Venus will occult Saturn.






36. Triple conjunction Mars






37. Transit of Mercury.






38. Triple conjunction Mars






39. The Voyager program is expected to terminate. Manned mission to the Moon by China.






40. Sedna overtakes Eris as the farthest known spheroid orbiting the Sun.






41. Halley's Comet returns to the inner Solar System






42. The Message From Earth will reach Gliese 581.






43. Information on the Falklands War declassified.






44. The Chernobyl exclusion zone becomes habitable.






45. The 17th Pan-American Games to be held in Toronto. Spacecrafts New Horizons and Dawn to arrive at the dwarf planets Pluto and Ceres - respectively. Alignment of Earth - Venus and Jupiter. Rugby World Cup held in England and Wales. 2015 Cricket World






46. Halley's Comet returns to the inner Solar System.






47. 99942 Apophis has a 1 in 250000 chance of hitting Earth on April 19.






48. At 15-28 UTC - on September 14 - Venus will eclipse Jupiter.






49. On December 2 at 12-32 UTC Mars will occult Jupiter.






50. Copyright on the earliest Mickey Mouse cartoons expires.