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June 11, 2020, 4:43 a.m.
This rideshare mission carries small satellites for NASA, University of New South Wales and for NRO. The mission has been named "Don't Stop Me Now" in recognition of Rocket Lab board member and avid Queen fan Scott Smith, who recently passed away.subject View Launch
Jun 15, 2020Geostationary Transfer Orbit Sriharikota, Republic of India
GISAT-1 is an Indian earth observation satellite to be launched in geostationary orbit. It is tasked with continuous observation of Indian sub-continent and quick monitoring of natural hazards and disaster. GISAT carries an imaging payload consisting of of multi-spectral, multi-resolution from 50 m to 1.5 km. It will provide pictures ...
July 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 similar to an actual launch.
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 ...
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.
December 01, 2020Earth
When Hayabusa-2 flies past Earth in December 2020, it will release the capsule spinning at one revolution per three seconds. The capsule will re-enter the Earth's atmosphere at 12 km/s and it will deploy a radar-reflective parachute at an altitude of about 10 km, and eject its heat-shield, while transmitting ...
Falcon 9 Block 5
Starlink 7Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Long March 2D
Gaofen-9-02Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Falcon 9 Block 5
SpX-DM2 (Demonstration Mission 2)Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Long March 11
XJS-G & XJS-HUnknown - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Launch DemoMojave Air and Space Port - Air launch to orbit
EKS 4 (Tundra 4) (Kosmos 2546)43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Kounotori 9 (HTV-9)Osaki Y LP2 - Tanegashima, Japan
Atlas V 501
OTV-6 (X-37B) (USSF-7)Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Xingyun-2 01, 02Launch Area 4? - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Long March 5B
Maiden FlightWenchang - Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
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