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    5 Reasons 2018 Will Be An Exciting Year For Space Fans

    2017 has already seen some incredible moments in space science. But 2018 is shaping up to be a great one too.

    Of course, even the best laid plans can hit bumps in the, um, space road, but here's just a few things that are scheduled to happen:

    1. We'll launch a probe towards the Sun

    2. Another mission will land on Mars

    3. The new space race is ON

    4. We're going to make contact with TWO asteroids

    5. A new era in spaceflight will begin

    So, are you excited yet? I can't wait!