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Long March 4B | Unknown Payload

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | China
Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
July 19, 2024, 3:15 a.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

Details TBD.

Unknown
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Long March 2F/G | Shenzhou 19

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | China
Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
TBD December, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Eighth crewed flight to the Chinese space station.

Low Earth Orbit
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Long March 7 | Tianzhou 8

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | China
Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China
TBD December, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Seventh cargo delivery mission to the Chinese space station.

Low Earth Orbit
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Long March 3B/E | Tianwen-2

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | China
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
TBD May, 2025
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Tianwen-2 is a planned Chinese asteroid sample return and comet orbiter mission due for launch in May 2025. The spacecraft will visit the Near Earth asteroid 469219 Kamoʻoalewa (2016 HO3), collecting samples from its surface using both touch-and-go and anchor-and-drill approaches. It will return the samples back to Earth around 2.5 years after launch, with the main spacecraft proceeding to visit the main-belt comet 311P/PANSTARRS in the mid-2030s.

Asteroid
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Long March 3B/E | Fengyun-4C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | China
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
TBD December, 2025
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Long March 5 | Chang'e 7

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | China
Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China
TBD December, 2026
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Chang'e 7/CE-7 is scheduled to launch in 2026, including an orbiter, a lander, a mini-hopping probe, and a rover. The mission will land in the South Pole regions of the Moon to study lunar surface environment around the South Pole, especially in looking for water ice in lunar soil.

Lunar Orbit
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Long March 5 | Chang'e 8

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | China
Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China
TBD December, 2029
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Chang'e 8/CE-8 is scheduled to launch in 2028, including a lander, a rover and a legged robot. The mission will land in the South Pole regions of the Moon to study lunar surface environment around the South Pole and experimenting with resource utilization, including testing an enclosed terrestrial ecosystem in the lunar environment.

Lunar Orbit
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Falcon 9
Failure
6 days, 11 hours ago
Starlink Group 9-3
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 20 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Hyperbola-1
Failure
1 week ago
Yunyao-1 15-17
Launch Area 95A - Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

3 weather satellites performing atmospheric measurements using GNSS Radio Occultation for a Tianjin based company. Constellation is planned to have a…


Ariane 62
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Maiden Flight
Ariane Launch Area 4 - Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana

Maiden Flight of the Ariane 62 launch vehicle, carrying ten cubesats, two deployers, five experiments, and two reentry capsules.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Türksat 6A
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Türksat 6A is Turkey's first domestically manufactured geostationary communications satellite. It is to reside in 42° East orbital slot, providing se…


Long March 6A
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Tianhui 5 Group 02
Launch Complex 9A - Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

A pair of satellites officially described as for cartographic surveying purposes, details TBD.


Firefly Alpha
Success
2 weeks ago
FLTA005 (Noise of Summer)
Space Launch Complex 2W - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Fifth flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher, carrying eight cubesats for NASA's ELaNa 43 (Educational Launch of a Nanosatellite) mission.


Falcon 9
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Starlink Group 8-9
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 20 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


H3-22
Success
2 weeks, 3 days ago
Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4 (ALOS-4)
Yoshinobu Launch Complex LP-2 - Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

The Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4 (ALOS-4) is a Japanese satellite designed to observe the Earth's surface using a phased array type L-band syn…


Long March 7A
Success
2 weeks, 5 days ago
ChinaSat 3A
201 - Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China

Chinese communication geostationary satellite for unknown purposes.


Falcon 9
Success
2 weeks, 5 days ago
NROL-186
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Second batch of satellites for a reconnaissance satellite constellation built by SpaceX and Northrop Grumman for the National Reconnaissance Office t…