Florida Launch Schedule

Upcoming launches out of Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral AFB

Vulcan VC2S | Peregrine lunar lander, Kuipersat-1 & 2 (Maiden flight)

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
TBD May, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Maiden flight of ULA's Vulcan launch vehicle carrying the Peregrine lunar lander developed by Astrobotic Technology. The first two satellites of Amazon's Project Kuiper constellation are onboard this launch as rideshare payloads.

Lunar Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | BADR-8

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
TBD May, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Geostationary communications satellite built by Airbus Defense and Space and based on the Eurostar Neo platform for Arabsat.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Falcon Heavy | Jupiter-3

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
TBD May, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Geostationary communications satellite built by Maxar Technologies for EchoStar. With a capacity of 500 Gbps, its purpose is to relieve broadband capacity constraints in the Americas.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Türksat 6A

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
TBD May, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Türksat 6A is Turkey's first domestically manufactured geostationary communications satellite. It is to reside in 42° East orbital slot, providing services to customers in Turkey, as well as in Europe, Northern coast of Africa, Middle East, India and Indonesia.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Dragon CRS-2 SpX-28

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
TBD June, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

28th 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 8 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
TBD June, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Transporter 8 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 | Nova-C IM-1

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
TBD June, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

This is the first flight of Nova-C lander which was developed by Intuitive Machines. This mission is a part of CLPS program and carries various NASA payloads in support of Artemis lunar program, as well as multiple commercial payloads.

Lunar Orbit
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Atlas V | USSF-51

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
TBD June, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Classified payload for the US Space Force.

Unknown
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Nova-C IM-2

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
TBD June, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

This is the second mission of Nova-C lunar lander developed and built by Intuitive Machines. This time it carries a NASA payload called PRIME-1 (Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1), which is to be the first demonstration of in-situ resource utilization on the Moon. PRIME-1 consists of two instruments: TRIDENT drill and Msolo mass spectrometer.

Lunar Orbit
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Falcon Heavy | USSF-52

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
TBD June, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

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

Unknown FH - Maiden Flight Atlantic B1064 - Flight Proven ( ) Just Read the Instructions B1065 - Flight Proven ( ) A Shortfall of Gravitas
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Long March 4C
Success
1 day, 13 hours ago
Yaogan 34-04
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Officially described as an optical remote-sensing satellite built by SAST.


Long March 2D
Success
2 days, 9 hours ago
PIESAT-1 x 4
Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

4 X-band synthetic-aperture radar Earth observation satellites for PIESAT (1 main, 3 sub-satellites), operating in tandem using very long baseline in…


Falcon 9
Success
3 days ago
Starlink Group 5-10
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 56 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Soyuz 2-1v
Success
3 days ago
Kosmos 2568 (EO MKA-4)
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Note: Payload identity uncertain. Russian reconnaissance satellite of unknown purposes, possibly in the same series as Kosmos 2551, 2555 and 2560.


Shavit-2
Success
3 days, 21 hours ago
Ofek-13
Unknown Pad - Palmachim Airbase, State of Israel

Ofek is a series of Israeli reconnaissance satellites. Ofek-13 is an Israeli SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) reconnaissance satellite that combines hi…


LVM-3 (GSLV Mk III)
Success
6 days, 16 hours ago
OneWeb 18
Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad - Sriharikota, Republic of India

A batch of 36 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Internet broadband service for individual consum…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Starlink Group 5-5
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 56 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Electron
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
The Beat Goes On
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Payload consists of 2 second generation Earth-imaging satellites for BlackSky. They are part of a constellation of 60 Low Earth Orbit Earth imagin…


Soyuz 2.1a
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Kosmos 2567 (Bars-M No. 4)
43/3 (43L) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Note: Payload identity uncertain. Bars-M is the second incarnation of the Bars project, which was started in the mid 1990ies to develop a success…


Terran 1
Failure
1 week, 2 days ago
Good Luck, Have Fun (Maiden Flight)
Launch Complex 16 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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