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isroPSLV Cartosat 3
1574208000 (20-Nov-2019 00:00)
[Nov. 20 / TBD]
[map] Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, India

[*]  [vidz] India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), designated PSLV-C47, will launch the first Cartosat 3-series Earth-imaging and mapping satellite for the Indian Space Research Organization, along with 12 SuperDove Earth-observing nanosatellites for Planet and the Meshbed tech demo CubeSat for Analytical Space. The launch vehicle will fly in the “PSLV XL” configuration with six strap-on solid rocket boosters. Delayed from mid-2019 and October. [Oct. 29]  [#]




arianespaceAriane 5 TIBA 1 & Inmarsat 5 F5
1574438880 (22-Nov-2019 16:08)
[Nov. 22 / 2108 GMT (4:08 p.m. EST)]
[map] ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana

[*]  [vidz] Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA250, to launch the TIBA 1 and Inmarsat 5 F5 communications satellites. The TIBA 1 satellite for the Egyptian government was manufactured by Airbus Defense and Space, with a secure communications payload supplied by Thales Alenia Space. The Inmarsat 5 F5 satellite is owned by Inmarsat of London and was built by Thales Alenia Space. Inmarsat 5 F5 will be the fourth satellite in Inmarsats Global Xpress network. [Nov. 5]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz Progress 74P
1575181740 (01-Dec-2019 06:29)
[Dec. 1 / 1129 GMT (6:29 a.m. EST)]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 74th Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station. Moved forward from Dec. 20 and Dec. 6. [Oct. 29]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 SpaceX CRS 19
1575463680 (04-Dec-2019 12:48)
[Dec. 4 / 1748 GMT (12:48 p.m. EST)]
[map] SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 21st Dragon spacecraft mission on its 19th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Delayed from Oct. 15. [Oct. 29]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz Glonass M
1575936000 (10-Dec-2019 00:00)
[Dec. 10 / TBD]
[map] Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch a Glonass M navigation satellite. The rocket will in the Soyuz-2.1b configuration with a Fregat upper stage. Delayed from Nov. 16 and Dec. 2. [Nov. 5]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 JCSAT 18/Kacific 1
1576350600 (14-Dec-2019 19:10)
[Dec. 15/16 / 0010-0138 GMT on 16th (7:10-8:38 p.m. EST on 15th)]
[map] SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the JCSAT 18/Kacific 1 communications satellite jointly owned by SKY Perfect JSAT Corp. of Japan and Kacific Broadband Satellites of Singapore. Built by Boeing, the JCSAT 18/Kacific 1 communications satellite will provide mobile and broadband services across the Asia-Pacific region. Delayed from Nov. 11. [Oct. 29]  [#]




Long March 4B CBERS 4A
1576448460 (15-Dec-2019 22:21)
[Dec. 16/17 / 0321 GMT on 17th (10:21 p.m. EST on 16th)]
[map] Taiyuan, China

A Chinese Long March 4B rocket will launched the CBERS 4A remote sensing satellite. CBERS 4A is the fifth China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite for the collection of global imagery for environmental, urban planning and agricultural applications. [Oct. 29]




arianespaceSoyuz CSG 1 & CHEOPS
1576554840 (17-Dec-2019 03:54)
[Dec. 17 / 0854:20 GMT (3:54:20 a.m. EST)]
[map] ELS, Sinnamary, French Guiana

[*]  [vidz] An Arianespace Soyuz rocket, designated VS23, will launch on a mission from the Guiana Space Center in South America. The Soyuz will carry the first COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation, or CSG 1, radar surveillance satellite for ASI, the Italian space agency. The European Space Agency’s Characterizing Exoplanet Satellite, or CHEOPS, will fly as a secondary payload on the mission. Built by Airbus Defense and Space in Spain with a Swiss-developed science instrument, CHEOPS will observe transits of planets around other stars to measure their radii. The Soyuz 2-1b (Soyuz ST-B) rocket will use a Fregat upper stage. Delayed from Oct. 15 and November. [Oct. 7]  [#]




ulalaunchAtlas 5 CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test
1576568700 (17-Dec-2019 07:45)
[Dec. 17 / Approx. 1245 GMT (7:45 a.m. EST)]
[map] SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-080, will launch Boeing’s first CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on an unpiloted Orbital Test Flight to the International Space Station. The capsule will dock with the space station, then return to Earth to landing in the Western United States after an orbital shakedown cruise ahead of a two-person Crew Test Flight. The rocket will fly in a vehicle configuration with two solid rocket boosters and a dual-engine Centaur upper stage. Delayed from Aug. 27, 2018. Delayed from January, April, Aug. 17 and September. [Oct. 9]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz OneWeb 2
1576713600 (19-Dec-2019 00:00)
[Dec. 19 / TBD]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian Soyuz rocket will launch approximately 32 satellites into orbit for OneWeb, which is developing a constellation of hundreds of satellites in low Earth orbit for low-latency broadband communications. The Soyuz-2.1b rocket will use a Fregat upper stage. Delayed from Nov. 20. [Oct. 4]  [#]




roscosmosProton Elektro-L 3
1577145600 (24-Dec-2019 00:00)
[Dec. 24 / TBD]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Proton rocket and Block DM upper stage will launch the Elektro-L 3 geostationary weather satellite. Delayed from Nov. 20. [Oct. 4]  [#]




roscosmosRockot Gonets M
1577232000 (25-Dec-2019 00:00)
[Dec. 25 / TBD]
[map] Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Rockot vehicle with a Breeze KM upper stage will launch three Gonets M communications satellites. Delayed from June and Nov. 29. [Nov. 5]  [#]




Kuaizhou 1A Jilin 1
1577745600 (30-Dec-2019 22:40)
[November / Approx. 0340 GMT on 6th (10:40 p.m. EST on 5th)]
[map] Jiuquan, China

A Chinese Kuaizhou 1A rocket will launch a small satellite to join the Jilin 1 Earth observation constellation owned by Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co. Ltd. Scrubbed on Oct. 29. Delayed from Nov. 6. [Nov. 5]




arianespaceVega SSMS POC
1577750400 (31-Dec-2019 00:00)
[TBD / TBD]
[map] ZLV, Kourou, French Guiana

[*]  [vidz] An Arianespace Vega rocket will launch on the Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS) Proof of Concept mission with 42 microsatellites, nanosatellites and CubeSats for commercial and institutional customers. This rideshare launch is the first flight of a multi-payload dispenser funded by the European Space Agency to allow the Vega rocket to deliver numerous small satellites to orbit on a single mission. Delayed from August and Sept. 10. [Aug. 12]  [#]




arianespaceAriane 5 Eutelsat Konnect & GSAT 30
1579046400 (15-Jan-2020 00:00)
[Jan. 15 / TBD]
[map] ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana

[*]  [vidz] Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA251, to launch the Eutelsat Konnect and GSAT 30 communications satellites. The Eutelsat Konnect satellite, also known as Eutelsat BB4A, will provide broadband Internet services to Africa. The all-electric Eutelsat Konnect spacecraft is the first satellite built on the new Spacebus Neo platform from Thales Alenia Space. The GSAT 30 satellite will be used for communications services by the Indian Space Research Organization. [Oct. 4]  [#]




ulalaunchAtlas 5 Solar Orbiter
1580858820 (04-Feb-2020 23:27)
[Feb. 5/6 / 0427 GMT on 6th (11:27 p.m. EST on 5th)]
[map] SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the Solar Orbiter spacecraft for NASA and the European Space Agency. Built by Airbus Defense and Space, Solar Orbiter, or SolO, will travel inside the orbit of Mercury to study how the sun creates and controls the heliosphere, the vast bubble of charged particles blown by the solar wind into the interstellar medium. The rocket will fly in the 411 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, one solid rocket booster and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. [June 26]  [#]




northropgrummanAntares NG-13
1581033600 (07-Feb-2020 00:00)
[Feb. 7 / TBD]
[map] Pad 0A, Wallops Island, Virginia

[*]  [vidz] A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket will launch the 14th Cygnus cargo freighter on the 13th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The mission is known as NG-13. The rocket will fly in the Antares 230 configuration, with two RD-181 first stage engines and a Castor 30XL second stage. Moved forward from April 20. [Sept. 11]  [#]




Minotaur 4 NROL-129
1581724800 (15-Feb-2020 00:00)
[Feb. 15 / TBD]
[map] Pad 0B, Wallops Island, Virginia

A U.S. Air Force and Northrop Grumman Minotaur 4 rocket will launch a classified spy satellite cargo for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. Delayed from 4th Quarter 2019. [Oct. 9]




spacexFalcon 9 SpaceX CRS 20
1583020800 (01-Mar-2020 00:00)
[March 1 / TBD]
[map] Cape Canaveral, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 22nd Dragon spacecraft mission on its 20th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Delayed from Oct. 15. [June 4]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz ISS 62S
1584662400 (20-Mar-2020 00:00)
[March 20 / TBD]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the crewed Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft to the International Space Station with members of the next Expedition crew. The capsule will remain at the station for about six months, providing an escape pod for the residents. The rocket will fly in the Soyuz-2.1a configuration. [June 4]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz Progress 75P
1586995200 (16-Apr-2020 00:00)
[April 16 / TBD]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 75th Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station. [Aug. 12]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz Progress 76P
1594771200 (15-Jul-2020 00:00)
[July 15 / TBD]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 76th Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station. [Aug. 23]  [#]




ulalaunchAtlas 5 Mars 2020
1594972800 (17-Jul-2020 08:00)
[July 17 / 1300-1440 GMT (9:00-10:40 a.m. EDT)]
[map] SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch NASA’s Mars 2020 rover to the Red Planet. After landing in February 2021, the Mars 2020 rover will study Martian geology, search for organic compounds, demonstrate the ability to generate oxygen from atmospheric carbon dioxide, and collect rock samples for return to Earth by a future mission. The rocket will fly in the 541 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, four solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. [Aug. 12]  [#]




Kuaizhou 1A KL-Alpha
1604966400 (10-Nov-2020 00:00)
[Nov. 10 / TBD]
[map] Jiuquan, China

A Chinese Kuaizhou 1A rocket will launch two small satellites known only by the name KL-Alpha. The purpose of the satellites has not been disclosed. Delayed from Nov. 10. [Nov. 5]




spacexFalcon 9 Starlink 1
1605088260 (11-Nov-2020 09:51)
[Nov. 11 / 1451-1502 GMT (9:51-10:02 a.m. EST)]
[map] SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is expected to launch the second batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 1. Delayed from Oct. 17. [Nov. 5]  [#]