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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 4

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Feb. 17, 2020, 2:59 p.m.
Status: Go
Mission: Communications

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

B1056 - Flight Proven ( ) Of Course I Still Love You
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Ariane 5 ECA | JCSAT-17 & GEO-KOMPSAT-2B

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Feb. 18, 2020, 10:18 p.m.
Status: Go
Mission: Communications

JCSAT-17 is a Japanese communication satellite of SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation. Its payloads incorporate S-band, C-band and Ku-band transponders, which will provide satellite communication services. The S-band and C-band transponders will serve NTT DOCOMO, Inc., the largest telecommunications company in Japan, for its flexible mobile communications services in Japan and the surrounding region under IRU contract (Indefeasible Right of Use). SKY Perfect JSAT will support NTT DOCOMO’s satellite communication services. JCSAT-17 also includes a flexible processor that will allow SJC to redirect capacity to concentrate on disaster relief efforts or other high-volume events. The GEO-KOMPSAT-2 program is a national program of the Korean government to develop and operate two civilian geostationary satellites sharing the same satellite bus: GEO-KOMPSAT-2A for meteorological and space weather monitoring missions; and GEO-KOMPSAT-2B for Earth environment monitoring and ocean monitoring missions. The GEO-KOMPSAT 2 program also ensures the succession for the COMS program (Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite). The satellite carries two main payloads: GOCI II (Geostationary Ocean Color Imager II), provided by Airbus Defence and Space; and the GEMS (Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer), provided by Ball Aerospace & Technologies.


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Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M | Meridian-M No.19L

Russian Space Forces | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Feb. 20, 2020, 8 a.m.
Status: Go
Mission: Communications

Meridian is a series of communications satellite for military and civilian use.


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Astra Rocket 3.0 | One of Three

Astra Space | USA
Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA
Feb. 25, 2020, 8:30 p.m.
Status: TBD
Mission: Test Flight

"One of Three" is the first orbital attempt of Astra Space small satellite launch vehicle.


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Kuaizhou-11 | Maiden Flight

ExPace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Feb. 29, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Test Flight

First flight of the new solid launcher developed by ExPace, subsidiary of CASIC. It will carry 2 communication satellites on this launch.

Low Earth Orbit
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Long March 3B | Fengyun-4B

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Feb. 29, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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


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LauncherOne | Test Flight

Virgin Orbit | USA
Air launch to orbit
Feb. 29, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Test Flight

Payload-free test flight of the LauncherOne vehicle.

Low Earth Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 5

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
March 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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


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Falcon 9 Block 5 | SpX CRS-20

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
March 2, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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


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GSLV Mk II | GISAT-1

Indian Space Research Organization | IND
Sriharikota, Republic of India
March 5, 2020, 12:48 p.m.
Status: TBD
Mission: Earth Science

GISAT-1 is an Indian earth observation satellite to be launched in geostationary orbit. It is tasked with continuous observation of Indian sub-continent and quick monitoring of natural hazards and disaster. GISAT carries an imaging payload consisting of of multi-spectral, multi-resolution from 50 m to 1.5 km. It will provide pictures of the area of interest on near real time basis including border areas.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Antares 230+
Success
22 hours, 46 minutes ago
Cygnus CRS NG-13 (S.S. Robert H. Lawrence.)
Launch Area 0 A - Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

This is the 14th planned flight of the Orbital ATK's uncrewed resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its 13th flight to the International Space Station und...


Atlas V 411
Success
6 days, 15 hours ago
Solar Orbiter
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Solar Orbiter is a joint ESA/NASA mission dedicated to solar and heliospheric physics. It will be used to examine how the Sun creates and controls ...


Simorgh
Failure
1 week ago
Zafar-1
Imam Khomeini Spaceport - Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran

Zafar-1 is a small Earth observation satellite with reported ground resolution of 22.5 m. This is also a third attempt for Simorgh rocket to conduc...


H-IIA 202
Success
1 week ago
IGS Optical 7
Yoshinobu Launch Complex - Tanegashima, Japan

Information Gathering Satellite (IGS) is a Japanese governmental spy satellite program. IGS Optical 7, as the name suggests, is an optical reconnai...


Soyuz 2.1B
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
OneWeb 2
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

A batch of 34 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Interned broadband service for individual cons...


Electron
Success
2 weeks, 2 days ago
NROL-151 (Birds of a Feather)
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

This is a dedicated launch for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The contract was awarded under Rapid Acquisition of a Small Rocket (RASR) ...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
2 weeks, 4 days ago
Starlink 3
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Second operational Starlink payload of 2020 and third overall. The Falcon 9 launch vehicle will carry a batch of 60 Starlink satellites that will b...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
4 weeks ago
Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort Test
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

When the Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket reaches Max-Q (maximum dynamic forces), the launch abort system of the Crew Dragon spacecraft will be triggered. ...


Ariane 5 ECA
Success
1 month ago
Eutelsat Konnect & GSAT-30
Ariane Launch Area 3 - Kourou, French Guiana

Eutelsat Konnect is an all-electric, Ka-band geostationary communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space for Eutelsat. It will provide broa...


Kuaizhou
Success
1 month ago
Yinhe-1
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Yinhe 1 is technology demonstration mission for the planned 144 satellite global 5G communications constellation which is to be built by Chinese Ga...