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Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-18

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
April 9, 2021, 7:42 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-18 begins expedition 65 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky, Pyotr Dubrov and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.

Low Earth Orbit
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Long March 4B | Shiyan-6-03

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
April 8, 2021, 11:01 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Unknown Mission

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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 23

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
April 7, 2021, 4:34 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Communications

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

Low Earth Orbit B1058 - Flight Proven ( ) Of Course I Still Love You
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Long March 4C | Gaofen-12-02

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
March 30, 2021, 10:45 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Earth Science

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), a state-sponsored programme aimed to develop a near-real time, all-weather, global surveillance network consisting of satellite, near-space (stratosphere) airships, and aerial observation platforms.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Starship SN11 | 10 km Flight

SpaceX | USA
SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA
March 30, 2021, 1 p.m.
Status: Launch Failure
Mission: Suborbital

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 flop maneuver followed by a controlled descent, but got destroyed during the landing maneuver.

Suborbital SN11 - Maiden Flight SpaceX Starship Landing Pad
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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | OneWeb 5

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation
March 25, 2021, 2:47 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Communications

A batch of 36 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Internet 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.

Polar Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 22

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
March 24, 2021, 8:28 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Communications

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

Low Earth Orbit B1060 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Electron | They Go Up So Fast

Rocket Lab Ltd | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
March 22, 2021, 10:30 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

The Electron rocket will carry seven satellites to low Earth orbit: one Earth-observation satellite for BlackSky, two Internet-Of-Things (IoT) nanosatellites for companies Fleet Space and Myriota, a technology demonstration satellite for the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra Space, a weather satellite pathfinder technology demonstration from Care Weather technologies, a technology demonstrator for the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command as well as Rocket Lab’s in-house designed and built Photon Pathstone spacecraft which will operate on orbit as a risk reduction demonstration to build spacecraft heritage ahead of Rocket Lab’s mission to the Moon for NASA later this year.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M | CAS500-1 & rideshare

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
March 22, 2021, 6:07 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Earth Science

CAS500-1 is the first of two South Korean Earth observation satellites. These spacecraft feature the AEISS-C imaging system with a ground resolution of 0.5 m in panchromatic mode and 2 m in color mode. More than a dozen other satellites are included as secondary payloads, among them being the first spacecraft by the Catalan Space Agency.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 21

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
March 14, 2021, 10:01 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Communications

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

Low Earth Orbit B1051 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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