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Firefly Alpha | FLTA002 (To The Black)

Firefly Aerospace | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Sept. 30, 2022, 7:01 a.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

Second test flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher developed by Firefly Aerospace.

Low Earth Orbit #ToTheBlack
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 4-36

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
September 30, 2022
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission:

A batch of 52 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Low Earth Orbit B1062 - Maiden Flight A Shortfall of Gravitas
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Crew-5

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Oct. 4, 2022, 4:23 p.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

SpaceX Crew-5 is the fifth crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

Low Earth Orbit B1077 - Maiden Flight Just Read the Instructions
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Atlas V 531 | SES-20 & SES-21

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Oct. 4, 2022, 9:36 p.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

SES-20 & SES-21 are a pair of C-band communication satellites built by Boeing, using the highly efficient all-electric propulsion BSS-702SP satellite bus. These satellites will enable SES to clear 280MHz of mid-band spectrum for 5G use while seamlessly migrating SES’s existing C-band customers and ensuring the continued delivery of digital television to nearly 120 million American TV homes and other critical data services.

Geostationary Orbit
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Electron | It Argos Up From Here

Rocket Lab Ltd | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Oct. 5, 2022, 5:04 p.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

The “It Argos Up From Here” mission will launch the General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems designed and manufactured satellite GAzelle, carrying Argos-4 Advanced Data Collection System (A-DCS) hosted payload, part of the international Argos program that collects data from thousands of sensors and transmitters located around the world.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Galaxy 33 & 34

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
October 05, 2022
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission:

Galaxy 33, 34 are two geostationary communications satellites manufactured by Northrop Grumman and operated by Intelsat.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Epsilon | RAISE-3 & Others

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency | JPN
Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Oct. 7, 2022, 12:47 a.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

RAISE-3 (RApid Innovative payload demonstration Satellite-3) is a satellite for on-orbit demonstrations of 7 demonstration components and equipment selected by public solicitation. The satellite will be operated in response to requests from the demonstration theme proposers, and will provide experimental data of the demonstration devices and environmental data during the experiments.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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RS1 | Maiden Flight

ABL Space Systems | USA
Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA
October 10, 2022
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission:

This is the first launch of RS1 launch vehicle developed and built by ABL Space Systems. This launch carries two satellites for L2 Aerospace.

Low Earth Orbit
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Proton-M/Blok DM-03 | AngoSat-2

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
TBD October, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

The AngoSat 2 is a communications satellite built for Angola to replace the failed AngoSat 1. The Angosat Project calls for development of a communications satellite with C- and Ku-band transponders, its launch into a geostationary orbit and development of the ground communication and TV broadcasting infrastructure. In August 2019 it was revealed the replacement satellite is being built by ISS Reshetnev (Bus) and Airbus Defence & Space (payload). Construction has started in February 2018.

Geostationary Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Hotbird 13F

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
October 14, 2022
Status: To Be Confirmed
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Long March 6
Success
1 day, 17 hours ago
Shiyan 16 A/B & Shiyan 17
Launch Complex 16 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

3 Chinese classified satellites


Long March 2D
Success
2 days, 3 hours ago
Yaogan 36
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

3 Chinese military reconnaissance satellites.


Falcon 9
Success
3 days, 17 hours ago
Starlink Group 4-35
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 52 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Kuaizhou
Success
3 days, 17 hours ago
Shiyan 14 & Shiyan 15
Unknown Pad - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

2 Chinese classified satellites.


Delta IV Heavy
Success
3 days, 18 hours ago
NROL-91
Space Launch Complex 6 - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Classified payload for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).


Soyuz 2.1a
Success
1 week ago
Soyuz MS-22
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz MS-22 will carry Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Prokopeyev, Dmitry Petelin and NASA astronaut Frank Rubio to the International Space Station aboar…


Long March 2D
Success
1 week ago
Yunhai-1-03
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

The Yunhai-1 satellite is designed for detecting environmental elements in the atmosphere and ocean, the space environment, disaster prevention and r…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Starlink Group 4-34
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 54 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Electron
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
The Owl Spreads Its Wings
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Second of three launches of a StriX satellite as part of Synspective’s SAR constellation. StriX-1 can gather high resolution Earth observation data r…


Long March 7A
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
ChinaSat 1E
201 - Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Note: provisional information based on satellite naming The FH 2 (Feng Huo 2) series are reportedly the second generation of chinese military coms…