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Kuaizhou-11 | Maiden Flight
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July 8, 2020, midnight
First flight of the new solid launcher developed by ExPace, subsidiary of CASIC. It will carry 2 communication satellites on this launch.subject View Launch
Jul 08, 2020Low Earth Orbit Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
A batch of 57 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system. This launch will also carry two BlackSky Earth-imaging satellites as a rideshare.
Jul 10, 2020Geostationary Transfer Orbit Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
APStar-6D is a commercial communications satellite for APT Satellite Company Ltd under an end-to-end contract signed with China Great Wall Industry Corp. (CGWIC) for satellite production and launch services. It will deliver VSAT, video distribution, Direct-to-home television and cellular backhaul to the Asia-Pacific Region.
August 01, 2020101955 Bennu
The OSIRIS-REx is a NASA asteroid study and sample-return mission. The mission's main goal is to obtain a sample of at least 60 grams from 101955 Bennu, a carbonaceous near-Earth asteroid, and return the sample to Earth for a detailed analysis. Rehearsals will be performed before the sampling event, during ...
August 31, 2020Stennis Space Center, Mississippi
The core stage of the 'Space Launch System' will undergo a 'Green Run' test, where the stage and major components will be tested as a full stack to ensure safety of the vehicle. Part of the testing will involve a 8 minute 'Hot Fire' of the core stage, demonstrating performance ...
October 14, 2020International 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.
Ofek-16Unknown - Palmachim Airbase, State of Israel
Long March 2D
Chuangxin 3A (02)Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Pics Or It Didn’t HappenRocket Lab Launch Complex 1A - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Long March 4
Gaofen MultimodeLaunch Complex 9 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Falcon 9 Block 5
GPS III SV03 "Columbus"Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Long March 3
Beidou-3 G3Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Long March 2D
Gaofen-9-03Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Flight 5Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan - Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan
Falcon 9 Block 5
Starlink 8Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Don't Stop Me NowRocket Lab Launch Complex 1A - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Israel launches reconnaissance satellite
Israel launched the latest in a series of reconnaissance satellites July 5 on the country’s Shavit rocket.
UCAR's president talks about space weather, radio occultation ...
As Congress and the Trump Administration seek to improve space weather coordination, the University Corporation for A...
SpaceX Starship prototype bears down on first Raptor engine tests
SpaceX’s fifth full-scale Starship prototype is fast approaching its first Raptor static fire tests after the company...
Air Force says 26 states have submitted bids to host U.S. Spac...
The Air Force plans to announce the preferred location in January 2021.
The long countdown to commercial crew’s liftoff
How a 2005 call for ‘skin in the game’ started a 15-year countdown to the first human orbital spaceflight from U.S. s...