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edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Spaceflight/Timeline of spaceflight working group:

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    • Maintain Portal:Spaceflight/Next launch
    • Standardise date formats (use D MMM YYYY format, eg 28 October 1971, 2 September 1970, etc)
    • Create articles for 1975-1980, and 1987-1990
    • Convert pages to the new format
    • Add missing launches to all pages
    • Review article/project status
    • Replace old succession boxes with the new {{TLS-L|year=XXXX|nav=on}} navbox

    50 years ago next month workgroup coordination template[edit]

    I propose creation of a "50 years ago next month" template somehow automatically driven by the timeline of spaceflight data, which could be transcluded in Wikiproject and User namespaces. This would focus the attention of editors on articles which might be spruced up prior to the time when readers will be interested in them.... (sdsds - talk) 08:54, 29 December 2012 (UTC)

    I remember now we have e.g.: Portal:Spaceflight/On This Day/January. That helps! (sdsds - talk) 03:52, 2 January 2013 (UTC)

    Working group activity[edit]

    @Abebenjoe, Cdogsimmons, Galactic Penguin SST, IanOsgood, Johnxxx9, Ninney, RubenGarciaHernandez, and Sdsds: What do you all want to do with this working group? Revive it, or deactivate it? Doing some general cleanup on the Spaceflight project, so trying to assess where we are here. Let me know thanks! Kees08 (talk) 18:43, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

    Might be useful to revive it as we are coming up to some very important 50th anniversary milestones for both Apollo-Saturn and Soyuz-N1/Zond-Proton (UR-500) in the next three to five years.--Abebenjoe (talk) 14:54, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
    @Abebenjoe: Fine with me! Do you have time to put together some goals in some sort of timeframe for us to reach? I can help out, but I would rather not try to manage the effort if I can avoid it. Also if you get time to cleanup the to-do list on this page that would be good, I am not sure what some of the bullet points are referring to. I suppose we could probably just wipe the whole thing. Kees08 (talk) 05:24, 4 April 2017 (UTC)
    Kees08 looking at the first item, using DMY date formats might cause a lot of grief, even though that's what the USAF uses. I think removing "manned" and "unmanned" and replacing it with "crewed" and "uncrewed" which is NASA's nomenclature is important. It also standardizes on Wikipedia's policy of gender-neutral language WP:GNL. What else do others what to deal with?--Abebenjoe (talk) 13:54, 4 April 2017 (UTC)
    That is fine with me. I can help with some stuff as the need arises, but I have several other tasks I am working on at the moment. Kees08 (talk) 07:27, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
    Sorry for the late reply. There's some bit the wikipedia stewards need to set in my account profile to allow me to edit any pages on wiki at all using my primary internet connection. Can't really help here until they do their job! (sdsds - talk) 20:10, 12 May 2017 (UTC)