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2028 (MMXXVIII) will be a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2028th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 28th year of the 3rd millennium, the 28th year of the 21st century, and the 9th year of the 2020s decade.
Predicted and scheduled events
- April 14 – Partial solar eclipse.
- June 26 – Asteroid (153814) 2001 WN5 will pass 0.00166 AU (248,000 km) from the Earth.
- July 21 – August 6 – The 2028 Summer Olympics will be held in Los Angeles, California, United States.
- July 22 – A total solar eclipse will be visible across Australia, including Sydney, and New Zealand.
- October 26 – Asteroid (35396) 1997 XF11 will pass 0.0062 AU (930,000 km) from the Earth.
- The United Kingdom will lead a study of "the atmospheres of exoplanets" beyond our Solar System, known as the Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey (ARIEL)., and the "Comet Interceptor", the first study of a pristine comet to discover the make up of bodies when the solar system was formed.
- The Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link between Denmark and Germany is expected to be completed.
- End of replacement of A-10 Thunderbolt and F-16 Fighting Falcon fleets with F-35 Lightning II.
- Institution of African Monetary Union, bringing a common currency to members of the African Union.
- Lease on Moldauhafen port lot in Hamburg, Germany, to the Czech Republic is set to expire.
- The 2028 Summer Paralympics will be held in Los Angeles.
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- "UK will lead European exoplanet mission". BBC News. March 20, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.