Florida Launch Schedule

Upcoming launches out of Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral AFB

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 4-3

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Dec. 1, 2021, 11:20 p.m.
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
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Atlas V 551 | STP-3

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Dec. 5, 2021, 9:04 a.m.
Status: To Be Confirmed
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 | X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE)

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Dec. 9, 2021, 6 a.m.
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission:

Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) is a space observatory tasked with measuring the polarization of cosmic X-rays. This data will help to learn more about objects that emit these X-rays, such as black holes and neutron stars.

Low Earth Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Türksat 5B

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Dec. 19, 2021, 3:58 a.m.
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission:

Türksat 5B is a geostationary communications satellite. It is tasked with providing broadband telecommunication services to customers across Turkey, the Middle East and large regions of Africa.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Dragon CRS-2 SpX-24

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Dec. 21, 2021, 10:06 a.m.
Status: To Be Confirmed
Mission: Resupply

24th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station operated by SpaceX. The flight will be conducted under the second Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Cargo Dragon 2 brings 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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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Transporter 3 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Jan. 10, 2022, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Transporter 3 mission is a dedicated rideshare flight to a sun-synchronous orbit with dozens of small microsatellites and nanosatellites for commercial and government customers.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Spaceflight GTO-C (Hakuto-R 1)

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Jan. 31, 2022, 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 | CSG-2

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Jan. 31, 2022, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Earth Science

CSG-2 is an Earth observation satellite for the Italian Space Agency, part of a reconnaissance constellation using synthetic aperture radars operating in the X-band.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Atlas V 551 | USSF-12

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Jan. 31, 2022, 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 | NROL-85

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Jan. 31, 2022, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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


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Long March 3
Success
1 day, 22 hours ago
ChinaSat 1D
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

The FH 2 (Feng Huo 2) series are reportedly the second generation of chinese military comsats and data relay satellites. They provide both C-band and…


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat
Success
3 days, 13 hours ago
Kosmos 2552 (EKS 5/Tundra 5)
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

The Tundra or EKS (meaning Unified Space System) series of satellites is the next generation of Russian early warning satellites.


Kuaizhou
Success
3 days, 15 hours ago
Shiyan 11
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Unknown Chinese satellite reported for technology development purposes.


Soyuz 2.1b
Success
4 days, 1 hour ago
Uzlovoy Module (UM) "Prichal"
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

The UM (Uzlovoy Module) or NM (Node Module) is a node to be added to the Russian part of the ISS complex. It is also named Prichal. UM will be deliv…


Falcon 9
Success
4 days, 8 hours ago
Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is the first-ever mission to demonstrate the capability to deflect an asteroid by colliding a spacecr…


Long March 4C
Success
5 days, 14 hours ago
Gaofen-3 02
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Gaofen (GF) is a series of Chinese civilian remote sensing satellites for the state-sponsored program China High-definition Earth Observation System …


Astra Rocket 3
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
STP-27AD2
Launch Pad 3B - Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA

Space Force test payload contracted through the Defense Innovation Unit’s Other Transaction Agreement with Astra Space.


Long March 4B
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Gaofen-11-03
Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), a …


Electron
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Love At First Insight
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1A - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Payload consists of two BlackSky Gen-2 high-resolution multi-spectral Earth observation satellites.


Vega
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
CERES
Ariane Launch Area 1 - Kourou, French Guiana

CERES (CapacitÉ de Renseignement Électromagnétique Spatiale) is a space-based signal intelligence (SIGNIT) system consisting of three satellites cons…