State of science in 2026 | Future Forecast

Read 31 science predictions for 2026, a year that will see the world transform thanks to disruptions in science that will impact a wide range of sectors—and we explore them all. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Science releases for 2026
In 2026, a number of science breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • Between 2024 and 2026, NASA’s first crewed mission to the moon will safely be completed, marking the first crewed mission to the moon in decades. It will also include the first female astronaut to step on the moon as well. Likelihood: 70% 1
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