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Sept. 18, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
Uncrewed cargo resupply mission to International Space Station.subject View Launch
September 28, 2019Boca Chica, TX
Elon Musk will host a event where updated information/details of the Starship and Super Heavy will be shown.
January 01, 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 static fire of the core stage, demonstrating performance ...
July 04, 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 ...
Long March 4
KX-09 & TY-1-07 (Xiaoxiang-1-07) - Success
Developed by the DFH Satellite Co., the microgravity experimental satellite KX-09 (supposedly Kuxue-09) will conduct studies in microgravity. Established in August 2001, DFH Satellite Co., Ltd. is ...
Rokot / Briz-KM
Geo-IK-2 N13L (Kosmos 2540) - Success
Geo-IK-2 is a Russian geodesy mission to deliver precise three-dimensional maps of the Earth’s surface and gravitational data for use in scientific studies and military applications. Using GLONASS ...
Delta IV M+(4,2)
GPS III SV02 "Magellan" - Success
GPS-IIIA (Global Positioning System) is the first evolution stage of the third generation of the GPS satellites. It consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites.
Soyuz MS-14 Uncrewed - Success
Uncrewed Soyuz MS spacecraft to bring cargo to the space station. This demo flight tests a modified motion and navigation control system, as well as mating to Soyuz-2.1a rocket. The results will be...
Look Ma, No Hands - Success
Mission carries a satellite for the future UNSEENLABS maritime tracking constellation, a BlackSky Global-4 Earth observation satellite, and two experimental satellites for United States Air Force S...
Long March 3
Zhongxing-18 (Chinasat-18) - Success
Zhongxing-18 (Chinasat-18) is a Chinese communications satellite based upon a DFH-4E bus. The Chinasat-18 provides Ku commercial communications services with 30 Ku-band transponders, Ka broadband ...
Smart Dragon 1
Maiden Flight - Success
First launch of the new solid-fueled rocket by Chinarocket Co., Ltd., which is a commercial subsidiary of CASC. On this launch Smart Dragon 1 will also carry payloads for four private companies.
Atlas V 551
AEHF-5 - Success
This is the fifth satellite in the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system, which is a series of communications satellites operated by the United States Air Force Space Command. It provides...
Falcon 9 Block 5
Amos-17 - Success
Amos-17 is a multi-band high-throughput satellite which will operate from 17°E, offering Ka-band, Ku-band, and C-Band services to users in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
SpaceX’s first West Coast Falcon 9 launch in eight months ...
After what is set to be a more than 8-month lull, SpaceX’s California launch facilities are scheduled to support a Fa...
NASA Opens Accreditation for Launch of Mission to Explore Ionosphere
NASA has opened media accreditation for the launch of its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission, targeted to...
Boeing reorganizing plans as it builds second NASA SLS Core ...
The engine section of the second NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Core Stage will look a lot like the first one, but pr...
NASA, ESA officials seek formal approvals for Mars sample return ...
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SpaceX ‘tops off’ its South Texas Starship prototype with one ...
On September 14th, South Texas SpaceX technicians lifted Starship Mk1’s third and final tank dome and began to attach...