Next Upcoming Launch

New Shepard | NS-13

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Sept. 26, 2020, 3 p.m.


This will be the 13th New Shepard mission and the 7th consecutive flight for this particular vehicle (a record), demonstrating its operational reusability. New Shepard will fly 12 commercial payloads to space and back on this mission, including the Deorbit, Descent, and Landing Sensor Demonstration with NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate under a Tipping Point partnership. This is the first payload to fly mounted on the exterior of a New Shepard booster rather than inside the capsule, opening the door to a wide range of future high-altitude sensing, sampling, and exposure payloads.

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Upcoming Launches

Sep 27, 2020

Delta IV Heavy | NROL-44

United Launch Alliance

Low Earth Orbit Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Classified payload for NRO.
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Sep 28, 2020

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Gonets-M27, Gonets-M28, Gonets-M29

Russian Space Forces

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region.
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Upcoming Events

Press Event
September 29, 2020

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program News Conferences

Johnson Space Center

NASA will highlight the first crew rotational flight of a U.S. commercial spacecraft with astronauts to the International Space Station with a trio of news conferences beginning 15:00 UTC to 19:30 UTC

Cryoproof Test
October 01, 2020

SN8 Cryoproof Testing

Boca Chica, Texas

SN8 will undergo a series of tests to validate its build quality.

October 03, 2020

NG-14 Cygnus Berthing

International Space Station

NASA TV will livestream the rendezvous and capture of Northrop Grumman's NG-14 Cygnus cargo craft to the International Space Station.

October 14, 2020

Soyuz MS-17 Docking

International Space Station

The Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft will dock to the International Space Station carrying three new Expedition 63 crew members : ROSCOSMOS cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov as well as NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins.

Long March 4
5 days, 5 hours ago
Haiyang 2C
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Haiyang (Chinese: "Ocean"), abbreviated HY, is a marine remote sensing satellite series planned by China.

Long March 11
1 week, 4 days ago
Mobile launch platform - Sea Launch

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), ...

2 weeks ago
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Jilin-1 is a series of Chinese commercial remote sensing satellites.

Astra Rocket 3.0
2 weeks ago
Maiden Flight
Launch Pad B - Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA

This is the first orbital attempt of Astra Space small satellite launch vehicle. Rocket carries no payload for this flight.

Long March 4
2 weeks, 5 days ago
Unknown Pad - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), ...

Long March 2F
3 weeks, 1 day ago
Chinese Reusable Space Vehicle
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

The payload is an experimental reusable spacecraft. It is rumored to be a prototype of a reusable spaceplane (similar to Boeing X-37B vehicle). Th...

Starship Prototype
3 weeks, 1 day ago
150m Hop
SpaceX South Texas Launch Site - SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

The Starship SN6 prototype will attempt to perform a 150m hop similar to the one successfully performed by its predecessor SN5.

Falcon 9 Block 5
3 weeks, 1 day ago
Starlink 11
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

3 weeks, 2 days ago
Ariane Launch Area 1 - Kourou, French Guiana

The Vega POC (Proof Of Concept) flight will be the first mission of the SSMS (Small Spacecraft Mission Service), a modular carbon fiber dispenser, ...

3 weeks, 5 days ago
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Optical
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1A - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

This return to flight mission is dedicated for Capella Space, an information services company providing Earth observation data on demand. Capella’...

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