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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 9-1

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June 19, 2024, 3:40 a.m.


Communications

A batch of 20 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

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Upcoming Launches


Jun 23, 2024

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 10-2

SpaceX

Low Earth Orbit Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.
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Jun 24, 2024

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 9-2

SpaceX

Low Earth Orbit Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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


Press Event
June 18, 2024

Starliner CFT Pre-Departure News Conference

Online

NASA and Boeing will discuss Starliner’s mission and departure from the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test in a pre-departure media teleconference. Participants in the news conference include: - Steve Stich, manager, NASA’s Commercial Crew Program - Dana Weigel, manager, NASA’s International Space Station Program - Mike Lammers, flight director, NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston - Mark Nappi, vice president and program manager, Commercial Crew Program, Boeing

EVA
June 24, 2024

US EVA-90

International Space Station

NASA astronauts Tracy C. Dyson and Michael Barratt will exit the station’s Quest airlock to complete the removal of a faulty electronics box, called a radio frequency group, from a communications antenna on the starboard truss of the space station. The pair also will collect samples for analysis to understand …

EVA
July 02, 2024

US EVA-91

International Space Station

NASA astronauts will remove and replace the external high-definition camera located at camera port nine on the orbiting laboratory. This camera is one of several to provide external views of the space station. Additionally, crew members will complete a cable connection fit check for the alpha magnetic spectrometer, a particle …

Spacecraft Undocking
July 31, 2024

Boeing Starliner CFT Undocking

International Space Station

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner will undock from the International Space Station and conduct a deorbit burn as part of its crewed test flight. Following the deorbit burn the capsule will renter the Earth's atmosphere and land at the 'White Sands Missile Range' using its parachutes.


SpaceShipTwo
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Galactic 07
Spaceport America - Air launch to Suborbital flight

Seventh commercial Virgin Galactic mission.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Starlink Group 8-8
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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


Falcon 9
Success
2 weeks ago
Starlink Group 10-1
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 22 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Starship
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Integrated Flight Test 4
Orbital Launch Mount A - SpaceX Starbase, TX, USA

Fourth test flight of the two-stage Starship launch vehicle.


Ceres-1
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
3 satellites
Launch Area 95A - Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Carried 3 satellites to polar orbit, details TBD: * TEE-01B *Naxing-3A/B


Atlas V N22
Success
2 weeks, 2 days ago
CST-100 Starliner Crewed Flight Test
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

This is the first crewed test flight of Starliner spacecraft. It will carry NASA astronauts Barry Wilmore and Suni Williams to the International Spa…


Electron
Success
2 weeks, 2 days ago
PREFIRE And Ice (PREFIRE 2)
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Second 6U Cubesat carrying a miniaturized IR spectrometer, covering 0- 45 μm at 0.84 μm spectral resolution, operating for one seasonal cycle for NAS…


Falcon 9
Success
2 weeks, 3 days ago
Starlink Group 8-5
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 20 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Falcon 9
Success
2 weeks, 6 days ago
Starlink Group 6-64
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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


Ceres-1
Success
3 weeks, 1 day ago
5 satellites
Launch Area 95A - Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Carried 5 satellites to orbit: * Jiguang 01 & 02, a pair of inter-satellite laser communication testing satellites * Yunyao-1-14/25/26 GNSS occul…


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