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Long March 2F - Shenzhou 15
1669698000 (29-Nov-2022 05:00)
[Nov. 29 / TBD]
[map] Jiuquan, China

A Chinese Long March 2F rocket will launch the Shenzhou 15 spacecraft with three Chinese astronauts to rendezvous and dock with the Chinese space station in low Earth orbit. This is Chinas 10th crewed space mission, and the fourth to the Chinese space station. The crew members have not been officially named. [Nov. 22]




spacexFalcon 9 - ispace Mission 1
1669797540 (30-Nov-2022 08:39)
[Nov. 30 / 0839 GMT (3:39 a.m. EST)]
[map] SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the first commercial lunar lander for ispace, a Japan-based company that competed for the Google Lunar XPRIZE and is now developing a series of robotic lunar landers. The first lunar lander, called ispace Mission 1, was assembled in partnership with ArianeGroup and carries a package of international and commercial payloads, including two small lunar rovers from the United Arab Emirates and Japan. The mission will target a landing in the Lacus Somniorum region of the moon. NASAs Lunar Flashlight CubeSat will be a rideshare payload on this launch. The Falcon 9s first stage booster will return to Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Delayed from mid-November, Nov. 22, and Nov. 29. [Nov. 24]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 - SWOT
1670845560 (12-Dec-2022 11:46)
[Dec. 12 / 1146 GMT (6:46 a.m. EST; 3:46 a.m. PST)]
[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 return to Landing Zone 4 at Vandenberg Space Force Base. [Nov. 22]  [#]




arianespaceAriane 5 - Galaxy 35, Galaxy 36, and MTG-I1
1670994000 (14-Dec-2022 05:00)
[Dec. 14 / TBD]
[map] ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana

[*]  [vidz] Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA259, to launch the Galaxy 35 and 36 communications satellites for Intelsat, and the MTG-I1 weather satellite for Eumetsat. Galaxy 35 and 36, built by Maxar, will provide C-band television and video broadcast services over the United States. The first Meteosat Third Generation Imager satellite, MTG-I1, will provide weather imagery over Europe for the European weather satellite agency, Eumetsat. [Oct. 26]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 - O3b mPOWER 1 & 2
1671080400 (15-Dec-2022 05:00)
[Dec. 15 / TBD]
[map] SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the first two O3b mPOWER broadband internet satellites into Medium Earth Orbit for SES of Luxembourg. The satellites, built by Boeing, will provide internet services over most of the populated world, building on SESs O3b network. The Falcon 9s first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. Delayed from May, June, and August, and November. [Nov. 22]  [#]




arianespaceVega-C - Pliades Neo 5 & 6
1672451220 (31-Dec-2022 01:47)
[December / 0147 GMT (9:47 p.m. EST)]
[map] ZLV, Kourou, French Guiana

[*]  [vidz] An Arianespace Vega-C rocket will launch the Pliades Neo 5 and 6 Earth observation satellites for Airbus. Pliades Neo 5 and 6 are the third and fourth members of the four-satellite Pliades Neo constellation built, owned, and operated by Airbus. Delayed from Nov. 21, Nov. 23, and Nov. 24. [Nov. 24]  [#]




ulalaunchVulcan Centaur - Peregrine
1672462800 (31-Dec-2022 05:00)
[1st Quarter / 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 and late 2022. [Oct. 26]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz - Progress 83P
1676523600 (16-Feb-2023 05:00)
[Feb. 16 / TBD]
[map] Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 83rd Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station. The rocket will fly in the Soyuz-2.1a configuration. [Oct. 26]  [#]




arianespaceAriane 5 - JUICE
1680670800 (05-Apr-2023 05:00)
[NET April 5 / TBD]
[map] ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana

[*]  [vidz] Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA261, to launch the European Space Agencys Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer mission, or JUICE. The JUICE spacecraft, built by Airbus, will make detailed observations of the giant gas planet and its three large ocean-bearing moons — Ganymede, Callisto and Europa — with a suite of remote sensing, geophysical and in situ instruments. JUICE will enter orbit around Jupiter in July 2031. This will mark the final launch of Europes Ariane 5 rocket. [Nov. 22]  [#]




isroPSLV - EOS-06
1700979960 (26-Nov-2023 06:26)
[Nov. 26 / 0626 GMT (1:26 a.m. EST)]
[map] Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, India

[*]  [vidz] Indias Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will launch on the PSLV-C54 mission with the EOS-06 Earth observation satellite, previously named Oceansat 3. The EOS-06, or Oceansat 3, satellite will take measurements of ocean color, ocean winds, and sea surface temperatures. This mission will also launch eight small rideshare payloads, including a joint project between India and Bhutan called BhutanSat, the Anand Earth-imaging satellite for Pixxel, four satellites for Astrocasts data relay constellation, and two Thybolt CubeSats for an Indian startup named Dhruva Space. The PSLV will fly in the PSLV QL configuration with four strap-on solid rocket boosters. [Nov. 22]  [#]




spacexFalcon 9 - SpaceX CRS 26
1701026400 (26-Nov-2023 19:20)
[Nov. 26 / 1920 GMT (2:20 p.m. EST)]
[map] LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

[*]  [vidz] A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon 2 spacecraft on its sixth 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 26th mission by SpaceX conducted under a Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Delayed from October. Delayed from Nov. 18 and Nov. 21. Scrubbed on Nov. 22 due to poor weather. [Nov. 22]  [#]




roscosmosSoyuz - Glonass M
1701093600 (27-Nov-2023 14:00)
[Nov. 27 / Approx. 1400 GMT (9:00 a.m. EST)]
[map] Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

[*]  [vidz] A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch a Glonass M navigation satellite for Russias independent positioning, navigation, and timing network. The rocket will fly in the Soyuz-2.1b configuration with a Fregat upper stage. [Nov. 22]  [#]