Vandenberg Launch Schedule

Upcoming launches out of Vandenberg AFB, California

Falcon 9 Block 5 | EarthCARE

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
May 28, 2024, 10:20 p.m.
Status: Go for Launch
Mission:

EarthCARE (Earth Cloud Aerosol and Radiation Explorer) is a joint mission of ESA and JAXA. The main goal of the mission is the observation and characterization of clouds and aerosols as well as measuring the reflected solar radiation and the infrared radiation emitted from Earth's surface and atmosphere.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Unknown F9 - Maiden Flight Landing Zone 4
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 7-23

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Low Earth Orbit Unknown F9 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 8-3

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Low Earth Orbit Unknown F9 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 7-20

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Low Earth Orbit Unknown F9 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 7-22

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Low Earth Orbit Unknown F9 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 7-21

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Low Earth Orbit Unknown F9 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 7-24

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Low Earth Orbit Unknown F9 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 7-19

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

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

Low Earth Orbit Unknown F9 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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Firefly Alpha | FLTA005 (VCLS Demo 2 Mission Two)

Firefly Aerospace | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD June, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Fourth flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher, carrying its first payload for NASA.

Low Earth Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission (ASBM)

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD July, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

ASBM (Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission) 1 & 2 are two twin satellites built by Northrop Grumman for Space Norway, in cooperation with Inmarsat and the Norwegian Ministry of Defence. They are designed to bring mobile broadband coverage in the Arctic for both civilians and military. The US Air Force provides the Extremely High Frequency eXtended Data Rate payloads on ASBM satellites as part of the Enhanced Polar System Recapitalization (EPS-R) program.

Elliptical Orbit
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Electron
Success
2 days, 8 hours ago
Ready, Aim, PREFIRE (PREFIRE 1)
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

First 6U Cubesat carrying a miniaturized IR spectrometer, covering 0- 45 μm at 0.84 μm spectral resolution, operating for one seasonal cycle for NASA…


Falcon 9
Success
3 days, 13 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-63
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.


Falcon 9
Success
4 days, 13 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-62
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
5 days, 8 hours ago
NROL-146
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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


Kuaizhou-11
Success
6 days, 11 hours ago
Wuhan-1 and others
Launch Area 95A - Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Carried 4 satellites to SSO: * Wuhan-1 * Chutian 001 * Tianyan 22 * Lingque-3 01


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

Commercial optical Earth observation constellation of 4 satellites for 21AT (Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Company Ltd).


New Shepard
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
NS-25
West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, Van Horn, TX, USA

Twenty-fifth flight of New Shepard carrying six passengers.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Starlink Group 6-59
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.


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Kosmos 2576
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Russian military payload of unknown purposes. Hitchhiking Payloads: SITRO-AIS 53-56; Zorkiy-2M-4 & 6


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
Starlink Group 8-7
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.