2010: The Year We Make Contact

2010 (MMX) is a common year that started on a Friday and is the current year. In the Gregorian calendar, it is the 2010th year of the Common Era or the Anno Domini designation; the 10th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century; and the 1st of the 2010s decade.

The United Nations has designated 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity andInternational Year of Youth.


Predicted and scheduled events


  • November – The final space shuttle mission, STS-134, is scheduled to launch.