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Electron | Running Out Of Toes

Rocket Lab Ltd | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
May 15, 2021, 10 a.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

This is the 20th launch of Electron rocket. It will deploy two Earth imaging microsatellites for BlackSky's constellation. This mission will also see the second attempt to recover the first stage of Electron rocket. The booster is planned to perform water landing with the help of parachute system deployed after re-entering the atmosphere.

Low Earth Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 26

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
May 15, 2021, 10:58 p.m.
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission: Communications

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

Low Earth Orbit B1058 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Atlas V 421 | SBIRS GEO-5

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
May 17, 2021, 5:35 p.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Fifth geosynchronous satellite of the Space Based Infrared System program (SBIRS), providing capabilities for early missile warning and missile defense. SBIRS GEO-5 is the first satellite using Lockheed Martin's LM2100 combat bus.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Long March 7 | Tianzhou-2

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
May 20, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission: Resupply

First cargo delivery mission to the Chinese large modular space station.

Low Earth Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | OneWeb 7

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation
May 27, 2021, 5:43 p.m.
Status: To Be Confirmed
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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Kuaizhou-1A | Jilin-1-02F

ExPace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
May 31, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Earth Science

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


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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat | Glonass-K1

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
May 31, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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


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Kuaizhou-1A | Jilin-1-02D

ExPace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
May 31, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Earth Science

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


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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
May 31, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Earth Science

China's geostationary meteorological satellite program FY-4 (Feng Yun 4) is the second generation of chinese geostationary meteorological satellites.


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GSLV Mk II | EOS-03 (GISAT-1)

Indian Space Research Organization | IND
Sriharikota, Republic of India
May 31, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
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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Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
21 hours, 11 minutes ago
Starlink 27
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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


Long March 2
Success
3 days, 9 hours ago
Yaogan-30-08
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

The Yaogan-30 is a series of military remote sensing satellites which are launched in triplets. The satellites are spaced by 120° in their orbit.


Starship Prototype
Success
4 days, 5 hours ago
10 km Flight
Launch Pad A - SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

The SN15 Starship prototype will perform a test flight similar to SN8 to SN11. It will launch up to an altitude of 10 km or 33,000 ft and do a belly …


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
5 days, 8 hours ago
Starlink 25
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.


Long March 4C
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Yaogan 34
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Officially described as an optical remote-sensing satellite built by SAST.


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Starlink 24
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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


Long March 5B
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Tianhe
Wenchang - Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Tianhe (which translates as "Heavenly Harmony") is the core module and backbone of the Chinese space station, designed to provide the main living qua…


Vega
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Pléiades Neo 3
Ariane Launch Area 1 - Kourou, French Guiana

Pléiades Neo is a constellation of four optical high-resolution Earth observation satellites built and operated by Airbus. It is a dual purpose const…


Long March 6
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Long March 6
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Delta IV Heavy
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
NROL-82
Space Launch Complex 6 - Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.