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Upcoming Launches

A detailed view of all upcoming launches from around the globe. Dates and times are given in Indian Standard Time and Eastern Standard Time

Checkout Launch Archives for list of completed space missions.

*Disclaimer – Launch dates subject to change.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: West Texas Launch Site, Texas

Blue Origin launched a suborbital test flight using their New Shepard rocket and crew capsule.

Launch Time: 3:41 PM IST(6:11 AM EST)

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

Crew: Shane Kimbrough(USA), Megan McArthur(USA), Akihiko Hoshide(Japan),  Thomas Pesquet(ESA) 

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

Launch Time: TBD

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

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

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: SLC-6, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

ULA Delta IV heavy rocket will launch a classified NROL-82 satellite for US National Reconnaissance Office.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: Wenchang, China

A Chinese Long March 5B will launch Tianhe 1, the core module for a Chinese space station low Earth orbit.

Launch Time: TBD

Launch Site: 1st Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh

India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk. 2 (GSLV Mk.2), designated GSLV-F10, will launch India’s first GEO Imaging Satellite, or GISAT 1. The GISAT 1 spacecraft will provide continuous remote sensing observations over the Indian subcontinent from geostationary orbit more than 22,000 miles (nearly 36,000 kilometers) above Earth.

Launch Time: 7:20 AM IST(April 19 9:50 PM EST)

Launch Site: ZLV, Kourou, French Guiana

An Arianespace Vega rocket, designated VV18, will launch the Pléiades Neo 1 Earth observation satellite for Airbus. Pléiades-Neo 1 is the first of four Pléiades-Neo high-resolution Earth observation satellites built, owned, and operated by Airbus. The Vega rocket will also launch multiple rideshare payloads.

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.

Launch Time: TBD

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

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on its first mission with astronauts, known as the Crew 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. NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore, Mike Fincke and Nicole Mann will fly on the Crew Flight Test. The rocket will fly in a vehicle configuration with two solid rocket boosters and a dual-engine Centaur upper stage.

Launch Time: TBD

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

ULA will launch the space test program 3 mission for the US Space Force to test new space technologies.

Launch Time: 10:05 PM IST(12:25 AM EST)

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

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SXM 8 satellite for SiriusXM. The satellite will replenish SiriusXM’s fleet providing satellite radio programming to consumers across North America. SXM 8 was built by Maxar Technologies, and features a large unfurlable S-band reflector to broadcast radio signals to users on the ground.

Launch Time: TBD

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

India’s Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) will launch on its first orbital test flight. Consisting of three solid-fueled stages and a liquid-fueled upper stage, the SSLV is a new Indian launch vehicle designed to carry small satellites into low Earth orbit. 

Launch Time: TBD

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

India’s Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) will launch on its first commercial mission with four Earth observation satellites for BlackSky Global, a Seattle-based company. The rideshare mission for BlackSky is being arranged by Spaceflight.

Launch Time: TBD

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

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) will launch the second Gaofen 12 Earth observation satellite.

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