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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | OneWeb 9

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Aug. 2, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission: Communications

A batch of 34 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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Atlas V 551 | STP-3

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Aug. 15, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

Rideshare mission with the STPSat-6 satellite and six secondary payloads for the US Air Force. STPSat-6 carries the NNSA's Space and Atmospheric Burst Reporting System-3 (SABRS-3) payload and NASA's Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) experiment.

Geostationary Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Dragon CRS-2 SpX-23

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Aug. 18, 2021, 10 a.m.
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Resupply

SpaceX will launch the cargo variant of its Dragon 2 spacecraft on their 23rd commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. The flight will be conducted under the second Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Dragon will be filled with supplies and payloads, including critical materials to directly support science and research investigations that occur onboard the orbiting laboratory.

Low Earth Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | OneWeb 10

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Aug. 26, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission: Communications

A batch of 34 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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Vega | Pléiades Neo 4

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Aug. 31, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Pléiades Neo is a constellation of four optical high-resolution Earth observation satellites built and operated by Airbus. It is a dual purpose constellation, serving both civilian and military purposes. Pléiades Neo 4 is the second satellite in the constellation which is to deliver imagery with spatial resolution of 30 cm. It is launched along with several rideshare payloads.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Atlas V 511 | USSF-8

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Aug. 31, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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


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Falcon 9 Block 5 | WorldView Legion 1 & 2

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Sept. 1, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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


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

SpaceX | USA
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Sept. 1, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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


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Terran 1 | Test Flight

Relativity Space | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Sept. 1, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Test Flight

Maiden launch of the Terran 1 rocket developed by Relativity Space.


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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Inspiration4

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Sept. 15, 2021, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Human Exploration

Inspiration4 is the world’s first all-commercial astronaut mission to orbit. Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Shift4 Payments, is donating the three seats alongside him aboard Dragon to individuals from the general public. The Inspiration4 crew will receive commercial astronaut training by SpaceX on the Falcon 9 launch vehicle and Dragon spacecraft, orbital mechanics, operating in microgravity, zero gravity, and other forms of stress testing. They will go through emergency preparedness training, spacesuit and spacecraft ingress and egress exercises, as well as partial and full mission simulations. The Crew Dragon spacecraft will remain in a 540 km high orbit for three days before reentering Earth's atmosphere for a soft water landing off the coast of Florida.

Low Earth Orbit Inspiration4 B1067 - Flight Proven ( ) Unknown
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Long March 2
Success
2 days, 22 hours ago
Yaogan-30-09
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.


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
3 days, 12 hours ago
GPS III SV05
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

GPS-IIIA (Global Positioning System) is the first evolution stage of the third generation of the GPS satellites. It consists of the first ten (known …


Long March 2F
Success
4 days, 3 hours ago
Shenzhou 12
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

First crewed flight to the Chinese large modular space station.


Minotaur I
Success
5 days, 14 hours ago
NROL-111
Launch Area 0 B - Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

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


Pegasus XL
Success
1 week ago
Odyssey (TacRL-2)
Vandenberg Space Force Base - Air launch to orbit

Payload for the US Space Force’s Tactically Responsive Launch program. It is a space domain awareness satellite that was procured under the Space For…


Long March 2D
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Beijing-3
Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

0.5 m resolution Earth observation satellite for Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Company Ltd.


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
SXM-8
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

SXM-8 is a large high power broadcasting satellite for SiriusXM's digital audio radio service (DARS). Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) got in July 2016 …


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
2 weeks, 3 days ago
Dragon CRS-2 SpX-22
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

SpaceX will launch the second cargo variant of its Dragon 2 spacecraft on their 22nd commercial resupply services mission to the International Space …


Long March 3
Success
2 weeks, 4 days ago
Fengyun-4B
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

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


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

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