- 25: Robert Addison lands on Venus. Exploration is halted prematurely due to extreme surface conditions even more harsh than those expected.
- 8: The first, central section of Moonbase Alpha is completed, stationing fifty people, and the acting Commander is Andrei Vasayov; construction continues on the branching sections.[N 1]
- 7: John Koenig joins Astronaut Cadets, where he meets Tony Cellini, Sam Petersen, and Tessa Underhill.