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Electron | Beginning Of The Swarm (ACS3 & NeonSat-1)

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
April 23, 2024, 10 p.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

NASA's Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) is a technology demonstration mission tasked with deploying a composite boom solar sail. NeonSat-1 is a high-resolution optical satellite by South Korea's KAIST that will be deployed as a technology demonstration for a planned future Earth observation constellation.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Electron | Capella Acadia 3

Rocket Lab | USA
Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
TBD April, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Payload consists of a single SAR Earth-imaging Acadia satellite, a new generation satellite designed, manufactured, and operated by Capella Space.

Low Earth Orbit
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Electron | Kinéis 1-5

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

First batch of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each.

Low Earth Orbit
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Electron | StriX 6

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Synthetic aperture radar satellites for Japanese Earth imaging company Synspective.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Electron | StriX 5

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Synthetic aperture radar satellites for Japanese Earth imaging company Synspective.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Electron | 6x HawkEye 360

Rocket Lab | USA
Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

HawkEye 360 is a a space-based civil global intelligence satellite network using radio frequency (RF) technology to help monitor transportation across air, land and sea and assist with emergencies, and to provide civil SIGINT (Signal Intelligence) mission. The constellation of small satellites (named Hawk ) will collect information on specific radio signals worldwide to provide high-precision radio frequency mapping and analytics from Low Earth orbit (LEO).

Low Earth Orbit
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Electron | PREFIRE 1

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
TBD August, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

First 6U Cubesat carrying a miniaturized IR spectrometer, covering 0- 45 μm at 0.84 μm spectral resolution, operating for one seasonal cycle for NASAs PREFIRE (Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment) mission.

Polar Orbit
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Electron | PREFIRE 2

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
TBD August, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Second 6U Cubesat carrying a miniaturized IR spectrometer, covering 0- 45 μm at 0.84 μm spectral resolution, operating for one seasonal cycle for NASAs PREFIRE (Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment) mission.

Polar Orbit
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Electron | NZSA Venus Mission

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
TBD December, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

NZSA Venus Mission is a small direct Venus entry probe with a single 1 kg low-mass, low-cost autofluorescing nephelometer riding on a satellite bus based on the Photon Upper stage of the Electron rocket. The probe mission will spend approximately 5 minutes in the Venus cloud layers, 48-60 km above the surface, collecting in situ measurements to search for organic molecules in cloud particles and constrain particle composition.

Heliocentric N/A
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Electron | Kinéis 6-10

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
TBD December, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Second batch of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each.

Low Earth Orbit
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Falcon 9
Success
1 day, 5 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-52
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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


Falcon 9
Success
2 days, 6 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-51
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 2D
Success
5 days ago
SuperView Neo 3-01
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Commercial Earth observation satellite built by CAST for China Siwei Survey and Mapping Technology Co. Ltd, with 0.5 m resolution over 9 image wavele…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week ago
Starlink Group 6-49
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
USSF-62
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

First Weather System Follow-on (WSF) satellite. WSF-M (Weather System Follow-on - Microwave) is the next-generation operational environmental sate…


Angara A5/Blok DM-03
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Vostochny Angara Test Flight
Cosmodrome Site 1A - Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

First test launch of the Angara A5 launch vehicle from the Vostochny Cosmodrome. The rocket will carry a mass simulator payload.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Starlink Group 6-48
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Delta IV Heavy
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
NROL-70
Space Launch Complex 37B - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Classified payload for the NRO. Last flight of the Delta IV Heavy rocket.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
Bandwagon 1 (Dedicated Mid-Inclination Rideshare)
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Dedicated rideshare flight to a mid-inclination orbit with dozens of small microsatellites and nanosatellites for commercial and government customers…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Starlink Group 8-1
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 21 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.