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spacexFalcon 9 - Starlink 4-21
1657170000 (07-Jul-2022 05:00)
[July 7 / TBD]
[map] LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch with another batch of Starlink internet satellites. The Falcon 9s first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. Moved forward from July. [June 26]  [#]




arianespaceVega C - LARES 2
1657192380 (07-Jul-2022 11:13)
[July 7 / 1113 GMT (7:13 a.m. EDT)]
[map] ZLV, Kourou, French Guiana

[*]  [vidz] An Arianespace Vega C rocket will launch the LARES 2 satellite for ASI, the Italian space agency. The spherical LARES 2 satellite is covered in laser mirrors to enable precise tracking from the ground, enabling research into geoodynamics and general relativity. This will mark the inaugural flight of Europes new Vega C rocket, featuring a more powerful first stage motor, an enlarged second stage, an improved liquid-fueled upper stage, and a new payload fairing design. Delayed from mid-2020 by coronavirus impacts. Delayed from December 2020, early 2021, April 2022, May, and June 2022. [June 14]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 - Starlink 3-1
1657256400 (08-Jul-2022 05:00)
[July 8 / TBD]
[map] SLC-4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch with another batch of Starlink internet satellites. This is the first dedicated mission deploying satellites into a new Starlink shell at an inclination of 97.6 degrees to the equator. The Falcon 9s first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean. [June 14]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 - SpaceX CRS 25
1657515600 (11-Jul-2022 05:00)
[NET July 11 / TBD]
[map] LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon 2 spacecraft on its fifth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Falcon 9s first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The flight is the 25th mission by SpaceX conducted under a Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Delayed to June 9, June 10, June 12, and June 28. [June 13]  [#]




ulalaunchAtlas 5 - SBIRS GEO 6
1659243600 (31-Jul-2022 05:00)
[July 31 / TBD]
[map] SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-097, will launch the U.S. Space Forces sixth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite, or SBIRS GEO 6, for missile early-warning detection. The rocket will fly in the 421 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, two solid rocket boosters, and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. Delayed from June 18. [June 14]  [#]




northropgrummanAntares - NG-18
1660539600 (15-Aug-2022 05:00)
[Aug. 15 / TBD]
[map] Pad 0A, Wallops Island, Virginia

[*]  [vidz] A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket will launch the 19th Cygnus cargo freighter on the 18th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The mission is known as NG-18. The rocket will fly in the Antares 230+ configuration, with two RD-181 first stage engines and a Castor 30XL second stage. [March 25]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 - Crew 5
1662008400 (01-Sep-2022 05:00)
[Sept. 1 / TBD]
[map] LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on its eighth flight with astronauts. The Falcon 9s first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. NASA astronauts Nicole Mann, Josh Cassada, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, and Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina will launch on the Crew Dragon spacecraft to begin a six-month expedition on the International Space Station. The Crew Dragon will return to a splashdown at sea. [March 25]  [#]




spacexFalcon Heavy - Psyche
1663650000 (20-Sep-2022 05:00)
[NET Sept. 20 / TBD]
[map] LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch the Psyche spacecraft for NASA. The robotic mission will explore the metallic asteroid Psyche. The spacecraft was built in collaboration between Maxar and NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The Falcon Heavys two side boosters will return to Landing Zone 1 and 2 at Cape Canaveral, and the core stage will be expended. Delayed from Aug. 1. [May 24]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz - ISS 68S
1663736400 (21-Sep-2022 05:00)
[Sept. 21 / TBD]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the crewed Soyuz MS-22 spacecraft to the International Space Station with the next team of three cosmonauts and astronauts to live and work on the complex. The crew is led by commander Sergey Prokopyev, who will be joined by Russian flight engineer Dmitry Petelin and NASA astronaut Frank Rubio. The rocket will fly in the Soyuz-2.1a configuration. [March 25]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 - SDA Tranche 0
1663995600 (24-Sep-2022 05:00)
[NET Sept. 24 / TBD]
[map] SLC-4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch 14 Tranche 0 demonstration satellites for the U.S. militarys Space Development Agency. The launch is the first of two Falcon 9 missions to carry SDA demonstration spacecraft for a future constellation of military missile tracking and data relay satellites. [March 25]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz - Progress 82P
1666760400 (26-Oct-2022 05:00)
[Oct. 26 / TBD]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 82nd Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station. The rocket will fly in the Soyuz-2.1a configuration. [March 25]  [#]




Atlas 5 - JPSS 2 & LOFTID
1667278800 (01-Nov-2022 05:00)
[Nov. 1 / TBD]
[map] SLC-3E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch Joint Polar Satellite System 2, or JPSS 2, polar-orbiting weather satellite for NASA and NOAA. Built by Northrop Grumman, JPSS 2 will provide global weather observations for medium and long-term forecasts. The Atlas 5 will also launch the Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator, or LOFTID, re-entry aeroshell vehicle on a test flight. LOFTID is a joint project between NASA and ULA. The rocket will fly in the 401 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters, and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. Delayed from Sept. 30 due to anomaly during testing of the satellites Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite, or VIIRS, instrument. [June 3]




spacexFalcon 9 - SWOT
1668488400 (15-Nov-2022 05:00)
[Nov. 15 / TBD]
[map] SLC-4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission for NASA. SWOT is a science mission jointly developed by NASA and CNES, the French space agency, to measure how much water is in Earths oceans, lakes, and rivers. The Falcon 9s first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean. [March 25]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 - IM-1
1671685200 (22-Dec-2022 05:00)
[Dec. 22 / TBD]
[map] LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the IM-1 mission with the Nova-C lander built and owned by Intuitive Machines. The IM-1 mission will attempt to deliver a suite of science payloads to the surface of the moon for NASAs Commercial Lunar Payload Services program. Delayed from 3rd Quarter of 2022. [June 3]  [#]




ulalaunchVulcan Centaur - Peregrine
1672462800 (31-Dec-2022 05:00)
[Late 2022 / TBD]
[map] SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket will launch on its inaugural flight with the Peregrine commercial lunar lander for Astrobotic. The Peregrine robotic lander will carry multiple experiments, scientific instruments, and tech demo payloads for NASA and other customers. The Vulcan Centaur rocket will fly in the VC2S configuration with two GEM-63XL solid rocket boosters, a short-length payload fairing, and two RL10 engines on the Centaur upper stage. Delayed from mid-2022. [March 25]  [#]