Next Upcoming Launch


Falcon 9 Block 5 | Transporter 1 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

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Jan. 24, 2021, 3 p.m.


Dedicated Rideshare

Transporter 1 mission is a dedicated rideshare flight to a sun-synchronous orbit with dozens of small microsatellites and nanosatellites for commercial and government customers.

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Upcoming Launches


Jan 29, 2021

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 17

SpaceX

Low Earth Orbit Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.
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Jan 31, 2021

Kuaizhou-1A | Jilin-1-02D

ExPace

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Jilin-1 is a series of Chinese commercial remote sensing satellites.
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Upcoming Events


EVA
January 27, 2021

US EVA-69

International Space Station

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins and Victor Glover will exit the orbital lab on January 27 to perform upgrades on the Columbus module.

Orbital Insertion
February 01, 2021

Emirates Mars Mission 'Hope' Mars Orbit Insertion

Mars

The Emirates Mars Mission 'Hope' will enter an orbit around Mars after its six months interplanetary journey.

EVA
February 01, 2021

US EVA-70

International Space Station

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins and Victor Glover will exit the orbital lab on February 1 to continue upgrades on the space station.

EVA
February 08, 2021

US EVA-71

International Space Station

NASA astronauts Kathleen Rubins and Victor Glover will exit the orbital lab to prepare the installation of iROSAs (ISS Roll Out Solar Arrays).


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
3 days, 7 hours ago
Starlink 16
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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


Electron
Success
3 days, 13 hours ago
Another One Leaves The Crust
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1A - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Dedicated mission for a single communication microsatellite that will enable specific frequencies to support future services from orbit. The launch w…


Long March 3
Success
4 days, 4 hours ago
Tiantong-1-03
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Tiantong-1-03 is the third satellite in a series of Chinese geostationary communication satellites.


LauncherOne
Success
6 days ago
Launch Demo 2 (VCLS ELaNa XX)
Mojave Air and Space Port - Air launch to orbit

This is Virgin Orbit's second attempt to launch the LauncherOne rocket. It also carries cubesats which were contracted by NASA through Venture Class …


New Shepard
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
NS-14
West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, USA

For this mission, the New Shepard crew capsule will be outfitted with upgrades for the astronaut experience as the program nears human space flight. …


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Türksat 5A
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Türksat 5A is the first of two Turkish next generation communications satellites, which will be operated by Türksat for commercial and military purpo…


Soyuz STA
Success
3 weeks, 4 days ago
CSO-2
Soyuz Launch Complex - Kourou, French Guiana

The CSO-2 (Composante Spatiale Optique-2) satellite is the second of three new-generation high-resolution optical imaging satellites for the French m…


Long March 4C
Success
3 weeks, 6 days ago
Long March 4C
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Long March 8
Success
1 month ago
XJY-7 & others
Wenchang - Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

XJY-7 is an undisclosed Chinese government payload for the first launch of Long March 8


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
1 month ago
NROL-108
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Classified payload for NRO.


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