Vandenberg Launch Schedule

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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 3-3

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
August 12, 2022
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission:

A batch of 53 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Low Earth Orbit B1061 - Flight Proven ( ) Of Course I Still Love You
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 3-4

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD August, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

A batch of 46 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Low Earth Orbit B1063 - Flight Proven ( ) Of Course I Still Love You
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Firefly Alpha | Flight Two

Firefly Aerospace | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD September, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Low Earth Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | SDA Tranche 0

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD September, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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


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Delta IV Heavy | NROL-91

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD September, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Unknown
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD October, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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


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Atlas V 401 | JPSS 2 (Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft No. 2)

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD November, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Earth Science

JPSS is a collaborative program between NOAA and NASA. JPSS-2 is one of five satellites that will comprise the JPSS constellation. These spacecraft gather global measurements of atmospheric, terrestrial and oceanic conditions, including sea and land surface temperatures, vegetation, clouds, rainfall, snow and ice cover, fire locations and smoke plumes, atmospheric temperature, water vapor and ozone.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | SWOT - Surface Water and Ocean Topography

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD November, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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

Unknown F9 - Flight Proven ( ) Landing Zone 4
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Firefly Alpha | Flight Three

Firefly Aerospace | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD November, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Third flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher, carrying its first payload for NASA.

Low Earth Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | SARah 2 & 3

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD December, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Final two SARah radar remote sensing satellite built by Airbus for the German military.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Long March 6
Success
1 day, 7 hours ago
Jilin-1 High Resolution 03D-09, 35 to 43 & Infrared A01 to 06
Launch Complex 16 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

16 new Earth observation satellites for the Jilin-1 commercial Earth observation satellites constellation.


Falcon 9
Success
1 day, 9 hours ago
Starlink Group 4-26
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
Success
2 days, 6 hours ago
Khayyam & rideshare
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Khayyam, also known as Project 505, is a Russian built Earth observation satellite for Iran. The satellite is built by VNIIEM and NPK Barl on a curre…


Ceres-1
Success
2 days, 7 hours ago
Taijing-1-01 & 02
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Two commercial Earth observation satellites built by Minospace.


SSLV
Failure
4 days, 8 hours ago
SSLV Demo 1
Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad - Sriharikota, Republic of India

First test flight of Indian SSLV (Small Satellite Launch Vehicle).


Falcon 9
Success
6 days, 12 hours ago
Danuri (KPLO - Korean Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter)
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Lunar orbiter designed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to demonstrate technologies, survey lunar resources and produce a topographic…


Long March 2F
Success
6 days, 19 hours ago
Chinese Reusable Space Vehicle
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Note: Launch time is approximate. Probable reflight of the Chinese spaceplane capable of returning to Earth, which flew in orbit September 4 - 6, …


New Shepard
Success
6 days, 22 hours ago
NS-22
West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, USA

NS-22 is the sixth crewed New Shepard flight, carrying six passengers.


Atlas V 421
Success
1 week ago
SBIRS GEO-6
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Sixth geosynchronous satellite of the Space Based Infrared System program (SBIRS), providing capabilities for early missile warning and missile defen…


Electron
Success
1 week ago
NROL-199 (RASR-4)
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

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