Vandenberg Launch Schedule

Upcoming launches out of Vandenberg AFB, California

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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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink Group 9-4

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD July, 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 | Transporter 11 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

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

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 | Starlink Group 7-20

SpaceX | United States of America
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
TBD July, 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 July, 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 July, 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 July, 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 | SDA Tranche 1 Transport Layer A

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

First of six missions launched by the Space Development Agency for the Tranche 1 Transport Layer.

Polar Orbit
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Firefly Alpha | FLTA006 (Lockheed Martin Demo 1)

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

First of up to 25 launches of Low Earth Orbit technology demonstration satellites to be built and operated by Lockheed Martin. Launch operation will also again demonstrate responsive space pre-launch operation capabilities.

Low Earth Orbit
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Transporter 12 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

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

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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Long March 4B
Success
1 day ago
Gaofen-11-05
Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, 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 …


Falcon 9
Failure
1 week, 1 day ago
Starlink Group 9-3
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.


Hyperbola-1
Failure
1 week, 2 days ago
Yunyao-1 15-17
Launch Area 95A - Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

3 weather satellites performing atmospheric measurements using GNSS Radio Occultation for a Tianjin based company. Constellation is planned to have a…


Ariane 62
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Maiden Flight
Ariane Launch Area 4 - Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana

Maiden Flight of the Ariane 62 launch vehicle, carrying ten cubesats, two deployers, five experiments, and two reentry capsules.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Türksat 6A
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Türksat 6A is Turkey's first domestically manufactured geostationary communications satellite. It is to reside in 42° East orbital slot, providing se…


Long March 6A
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Tianhui 5 Group 02
Launch Complex 9A - Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

A pair of satellites officially described as for cartographic surveying purposes, details TBD.


Firefly Alpha
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
FLTA005 (Noise of Summer)
Space Launch Complex 2W - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Fifth flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher, carrying eight cubesats for NASA's ELaNa 43 (Educational Launch of a Nanosatellite) mission.


Falcon 9
Success
2 weeks, 2 days ago
Starlink Group 8-9
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 20 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


H3-22
Success
2 weeks, 5 days ago
Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4 (ALOS-4)
Yoshinobu Launch Complex LP-2 - Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

The Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4 (ALOS-4) is a Japanese satellite designed to observe the Earth's surface using a phased array type L-band syn…


Long March 7A
Success
2 weeks, 6 days ago
ChinaSat 3A
201 - Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China

Chinese communication geostationary satellite for unknown purposes.