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Falcon 9 Block 5 | SpX USCV-2 (NASA Crew Flight 2)

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April 23, 2021, 9:49 a.m.


Human Exploration

SpaceX Crew-2 will be the second crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft, and the third overall crewed orbital flight. It will use the same Falcon 9 first stage as the Crew-1 mission and the same Crew Dragon capsule as the Demo-2 mission (Endeavour).

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Upcoming Launches


Apr 23, 2021

Starship SN15 | 10 km Flight

SpaceX

Suborbital SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

The SN15 Starship prototype will perform a test flight similar to SN8 to SN11. It will launch up to an altitude of 10 km or 33,000 ft and do a belly flop maneuver followed by a controlled descent to the landing pad.
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Apr 25, 2021

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | OneWeb 6

Progress Rocket Space Center

Polar Orbit Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

A batch of 36 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Interned broadband service for individual consumers. The constellation is planned to have around 648 microsatellites (of which 60 are spares), around 150 kg each, operating in Ku-band from low Earth orbit.
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Upcoming Events


Static Fire
April 22, 2021

Starship SN15 Static Fire

Boca Chica, Texas

SpaceX will perform a static fire of the Starship SN15 vehicle.

Docking
April 24, 2021

SpaceX Crew-2 "Endeavour" Crew Dragon Docking

International Space Station

The "Endeavour" Crew Dragon will dock autonomously to the International Space Station, carrying NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet to the International Space Station as crew members of Expedition 65.

Hatch Opening
April 24, 2021

SpaceX Crew-2 "Endeavour" Crew Dragon Hatch Opening

International Space Station

The "Endeavour" Crew Dragon hatch will be opened, allowing NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet to enter the International Space Station as crew members of Expedition 65.

Undocking
April 27, 2021

Progress MS-14 Undocking

International Space Station

The Progress MS-14 spacecraft will undock from the Zvezda module of the International Space Station. It will then de-orbit and burn up in the atmosphere.


New Shepard
Success
1 week ago
NS-15
West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, USA

Fifteenth flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. During the mission, astronaut operational exercises will be conducted in preparation for hum…


Soyuz 2.1a
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
Soyuz MS-18
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz MS-18 begins expedition 65 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky, Pyotr Dubrov and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei to the International …


Long March 4B
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Long March 4B
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
2 weeks ago
Starlink 23
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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


Long March 4C
Success
3 weeks, 1 day ago
Gaofen-12-02
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, 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), a …


Starship Prototype
Failure
3 weeks, 1 day ago
10 km Flight
Launch Pad B - SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

The SN11 Starship prototype performed a test flight similar to SN8, SN9 and SN10. It launched up to an altitude of 10 km or 33,000 ft and did a belly…


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
Success
3 weeks, 6 days ago
OneWeb 5
Cosmodrome Site 1S - Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

A batch of 36 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Interned broadband service for individual consum…


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
4 weeks ago
Starlink 22
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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


Electron
Success
1 month ago
They Go Up So Fast
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1A - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

The Electron rocket will carry seven satellites to low Earth orbit: one Earth-observation satellite for BlackSky, two Internet-Of-Things (IoT) nanosa…


Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M
Success
1 month ago
CAS500-1 & rideshare
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

CAS500-1 is the first of two South Korean Earth observation satellites. These spacecraft feature the AEISS-C imaging system with a ground resolution …


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