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This page shows the completed space launches from around the globe, Since start of present particular year. Dates and times are given in Indian Standard Time and Eastern Standard Time.

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Launch Time: 1:12 PM IST( 3:42 AM EST)

Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhsatn

Crew: Mark Vande Hei(USA), Oleg Novitskiy (Russia), Pyotr Dubrov (Russia)

A Roscomos launched the crewed Soyuz MS-18 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.

Launch Time: 10:04 PM IST(12:34 PM EDT)

Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, USA, Earth

SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,385.

Launch Time:4:15 AM IST(March 30, 6:45 PM EST

Launch Site: Jiuquan, China

A Chinese Long March 4C rocket launched the Gaofen 12-02 Earth observation satellite to assist in land surveys, urban planning, and agriculture monitoring. 

Launch Time: 6:30 PM IST(9:00 AM EST) 

Launch Site: Starbase, Texas

SpaceX performed the fourth suborbital test flight of Starship. The test will use a new prototype,  SN11, and will continue testing Starship’s landing ability.

Launch Time: 8:17 AM IST(Mar.24 , 10:47 PM EST)

Launch Site: Site 1S, Vostochny Cosmodrome, Tsiolkovsky, Amur Oblast, Russian Federation.

Arianespace corporation, Starsem and Russia’s Roscosmos space agency launched the 36 new British government OneWeb space based internet satellites.

Launch Time: 1:58 PM IST(4:28 AM EST)

Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida

SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,385.

Launch Time: 4:00AM IST(Mar 22, 6:30 PM EST)

Launch Site: Launch Complex-1A, Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand

Rocket Lab will launch their They Go Up So Fast mission from Launch Complex-1A, Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand.

This mission is a rideshare mission to lift a total of 7 satellites for various customers into 450 km and 550 km circular orbits at 45° inclination.

Launch Time: 11:37 AM IST( 2:07 AM EST)

Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhsatn

A Russian Soyuz rocket launched on rideshare mission managed by GK Launch Services. The payloads on this mission include the CAS500 1 Earth observation satellite for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Astroscale’s ELSA-d active debris removal demonstration mission, and four Earth-imaging microsatellites built by Axelspace of Japan. The Soyuz-2.1a rocket will use a Fregat upper stage

Launch Time: 4:31 PM IST(6:01 AM EST)

Launch Site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,325.

Launch Time: 7:50 AM IST(Mar. 12 9:20 PM EST)

Launch Site: Site 9401, SLS-2, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

The China Aerospace Science Corporation launched 3 Yaogan-31-04 reconnaissance satellites into a 1,100 km low-Earth orbit. The trio of satellites will be launched on the Long March 4C rocket, from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in China.

Launch Time: 7:04 PM IST(8:34 AM EST)

Launch Site: LC-2 / Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site

China launched a secretive satellite on the second flight of their Chang Zheng 7A rocket. This will be the Chang Zheng 7A’s return to flight mission after its debut launch failed in 2020.

Launch Time: 1:43 PM IST(3:13 AM EST)

Launch Site: SLC-40, Space Force Station, Florida

SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,265.

Launch Time: 1:54 PM IST(3:24 AM EST)

Launch Site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,205.

Launch Time: 4:54 AM IST (6: 24 PM EST)

Launch Site: Boca Chica, Texas

SpaceX performed the third suborbital test flight of Starship. The test will use a new prototype,  SN10, and will continue testing Starship’s landing ability.

Launch Time: 12:25:01 PM IST(1:55:01 AM EST) 

Launch Site: Site 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Russia launched the first of a new satellite constellation to provide improved Arctic communication and observation.

Launch Time: 10:24 AM IST (Feb 27, 11:54 PM EST)

Launch Site: 2nd Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the Amazônia-1 satellite, the first Earth observation satellite designed and developed completely by Brazil.

Launch Time: 7:43 AM IST (Feb 23 9:13 PM EST)

Launch Site: SLS-2, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Gansu Province, China

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) launched three Yaogan-31 observation satellites. The true purpose of the Yaogan satellites is disputed.

Launch Time: 11:06 PM IST(12:36 AM EST)

Launch Site: PAD-0A — MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL SPACEPORT, WALLOPS, VIRGINIA, USA

Northrop Grumman launched thousands of kilograms of supplies, experiments, and cargo to the Space Station.

Launch Time: 9:29 AM IST (Feb 15, 10:59 PM EST)

Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida

SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,145.

Launch Time: 10:15 AM IST( Feb. 15th, 11:45 PM EST)

Launch Site: Site no: 31/6 – Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Russia launched a cargo resupply mission to the space station. This will be the 77th progress cargo delivery mission to the ISS

Launch Time: 11:49 AM IST(1:19 AM EST)

Launch Site: SLC-40, Space Force Station, Florida

SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,085.

Launch Time: 2:15 AM IST(Feb 2, 3:45 PM EST)

Launch Site: Site no. 43/3, Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

Russia Launched a new Lotos-S signals intelligence military satellite

Launch Time: 1:55 AM IST(3:25 PM EST)

Launch Site: Boca Chica, Texas

SpaceX performed a suborbital, 12.5 kilometer test flight of Starship SN9. This flight will be a repeat of the largely successful SN8 test flight, with some possible minor flight profile changes.

Launch Time: 3:17 PM IST (4:47 AM EST)

Launch Site: SLS-2, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

The China Aerospace Science Corporation successfully launched 3 Yaogan-31-02 reconnaissance satellites into a 1,100 km low-Earth orbit. The trio of satellites was launched on the Long March 4C rocket, from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in China.

Launch Time: 6:32 PM IST (8:02 AM EST)

Launch Site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

SpaceX will launch 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,015.

Launch Time: 12:57 PM IST(1:27 AM EST)

Launch Site: LC-1A,Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand.

Rocket Lab launches the “Another One Leaves The Crust” mission for OHB Group of Europe.

Launch Time: 9:55 PM IST( 11:25 AM EST)

Launch Site: LC-3, Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan Province, China

China launched the third Tiantong-1 communications satellite.

Launch Time: 1:10 AM IST( 2:40 PM EST)

Launch Site: Mojave Air and Space Port, California.

Virgin Orbit will launch 10 small satellites as part of a NASA program to engage students with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This will be the second flight of the LauncherOne rocket and the first to hopefully reach orbit after the main engine shutdown shortly after ignition on the first orbital flight in May 2020.

Launch Time: 10:49 PM IST (12:19 PM EST)

Launch Site: West Texas Launch Site, Texas

Blue Origin launched a suborbital test flight using their New Shepard rocket and crew capsule. The flight tested new astronaut experience upgrades in the capsule for upcoming tourist flights.

Launch Time: 7:45 AM IST(9:15 PM EST/Jan 6)

Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral, Space Force Station, Florida

SpaceX will launch a joint military and civilian communications satellite for Turkey. This is the first scheduled spaceflight, orbital or suborbital, of 2021.

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