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This page shows the completed space launches from around the globe since 2021. Dates and times are given in Indian Standard Time(IST) and Coordinated Universal Time(UTC).

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Launch Time: 12:40 PM IST(7:10 AM UTC)

Launch Site:LC-201, Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, China

Long March 7 rocket to launch Tianzhou-3 a cargo spacecarft to there new space station Tiangong

Launch Time: 11:41 PM IST(6:11 PM UTC)

Launch Site: SLC-3E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California

United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the Landsat 9 Earth observation satellite for NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. Built by Northrop Grumman, Landsat 9 will continue the series of Landsat images of Earth dating back nearly 50 years. 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.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Site 95, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

Kuaizhou 1A rocket to launch Jilin-1 commercial remote sensing satellite for high definition video 

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Site 95, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

Kuaizhou 1A rocket to launch Jilin-1 commercial remote sensing satellite for high definition video 

Launch Time: 1:15 PM IST(7:45 AM UTC)

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

Long March 2C to launch Yaogan-32 Chinese military satellites of unknown purpose

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Site 95, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

Galactic Energy Chinese private launcher to launch Fanghzhou 2F satellite

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, China

China to launch the first flight of Long March 6A rocket that uses solid boosters.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

Landspace first Chinese private liquid rocket. It will testing its first rocket ZhuQue-2

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: First launch pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

ISRO’s PSLV to launch RISAT a Earth observation satellite(EOS-4) it is a series of Indian radar imaging reconnaissance satellite.

Launch Time: TBD

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

Rocket lab’s Electron rocket will launch 2 Blacksky satellites

Launch Time: TBD

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

Rocket lab’s Electron rocket will launch RASR-3 payload to orbit.

Launch Time: TBD

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

SpaceX will launch 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,857

Launch Time: TBD

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

SpaceX will launch 60 new Starlink internet satellites to orbit. This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,857

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Site 95, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

Kuaizhou 1A rocket to launch GeeSat constellation. It is private positioning constellation similar to USA’s GPS. GeeSat 1A & 1B are 2 demonstration satellites.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Site 95, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

Kuaizhou 1A rocket to launch Jilin-1 satellite a series of Chinese commercial remote sensing satellite

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Site 35/1, Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

The MGM n°3 is a vehicle evaluation payload for the second Angara A5 Briz-M launch, representing a mass model of a geostationary satellite.

The dummy payload will be placed into a near geostationary orbit by the Briz-M upper stage, to which it will stay intentionally attached. After some hours, two burns of the Briz-M stage’s auxiliary engines will move MGM to a graveyard orbit a few hundred km above GEO.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Site 95, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

Jielong-1 to launch two civilian earth observation satellites.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Plesetk Cosmodrome, Russia

Roscosmos to launch a new electro-optical area surveillance satellite Bars-M

Launch Time: 6:18 AM IST(12:48 AM UTC)

Launch Site: Mu Pad, Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

JAXA to launch RAISE-2 (RApid Innovative payload demonstration Satellite-2) a satellite for on-orbit demonstrations of six demonstration components and equipment selected by public solicitation. 

The other payload on this rocket are:

HIBARI, Z-Sat, DRUMS, Teikyo Sat-4, Asterisc, ARICA, NanoDragon, KOSEN-1

Launch Time: TBD

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

Crew: Not Yet Announced

Roscosmos to launch a crewed mission to the ISS

Launch Time: TBD

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

Arianespace, Starsem, and Roscosmos will launch 34 new British government OneWeb space-based internet satellites. This will bring the total number of OneWebs launched to 322 of a planned 6,372 satellite constellation. 

Launch Time: 5:45 AM IST(12:15 AM UTC)

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

Arianespace, Starsem, and Roscosmos will launch 34 new British government OneWeb space-based internet satellites. This will bring the total number of OneWebs launched to 322 of a planned 6,372 satellite constellation. 

Launch Time: 3:04 PM IST(9:34 AM UTC)

Launch Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch NASA’s Lucy spacecraft. Built by Lockheed Martin and led by the Southwest Research Institute, Lucy will fly by seven Trojan asteroids, a unique family of asteroids that orbit the sun in front of and behind Jupiter. 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.

Launch Time: TBD

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

Rocket lab’s Electron rocket will launch CAPSTONE payload to Moon. Following a three-month trip to the Moon, CAPSTONE (Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment) will enter a near rectilinear halo orbit, which is a highly elliptical orbit over the Moon’s poles, to verify its characteristics for future missions and conduct a navigation demonstration with NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. CAPSTONE will serve as a pathfinder for the lunar spaceship Gateway, a key component of NASA’s Artemis program.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 79th Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station. The rocket will fly in the Soyuz-2.1a configuration.

Launch Time: 11:00 AM IST(5:30 AM UTC)

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

Crew: Raja Chari, Thomas Marshburn, Matthias Maurer, Kayla Barron

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on its third operational flight with astronauts on-board to the International Space Station. 

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, USA

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-082, will launch Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on second unpiloted test flight to the International Space Station. This mission was added after Boeing’s decision to refly the Starliner’s Orbital Flight Test before proceeding with the Crew Flight Test. The rocket will fly in a vehicle configuration with two solid rocket boosters and a dual-engine Centaur upper stage.

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