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Upcoming Missions (30)

Apr 25 Luch 5V & KazSat-3
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Proton-M
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-200
Time: TBD
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Proton Briz-M rocket will be launched from Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan. The payload will be two satellites. The first is KazSat 3 as well as the Luch 5V spacecraft.
Apr 25 DZZ-HR
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Vega
Location: Guiana Space Centre ELV
Time: TBD
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The first launch of 2014 for the Vega rocket will be the DZZ-HR spacecraft. DZZ-HR is a 900-kg.-class satellite produced by Airbus Defence and Space for the Republic of Kazakhstan’s government. Once in Sun-synchronous orbit, DZZ-HR will provide very-high-quality panchromatic and multispectral products for a wide range of applications, including cadastral surveys, management of natural resources, environmental monitoring and homeland surveillance.
May [TBD] Orbcomm OG2 (Orbcomm)
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Falcon 9 v1.1
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time: TBD
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SpaceX will use it Falcon 9 v1.1 launch vehicle to send eight second-generation Orbcomm communications satellites to orbit. These satellites are designed to provide two-way data communications. This version of SpaceX's Falcon 9 has stretched fuel tanks and nine Merlin 1D engines positioned in the "octaweb" configuration.
May [TBD] AsiaSat 8 (AsiaSat)
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Falcon 9 v1.1
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time: TBD
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SpaceX will utilize one of the company's Falcon 9 v1.1 rockets to launch the AsiaSat 8 communications satellite. AsiaSat 8 will provide direct-to-home (DTH) broadcasting, private networks as well as broadband connectivity China, India and Southeast Asia.
May [TBD] Inmarsat 5-F2 (Inmarsat)
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Proton-M
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-200
Time: TBD
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The Proton Briz-M rocket will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrone to deliver the Inmarsat 5-F2 rocket into orbit. This is a data communications satellite owned by London-based Inmarsat.
May 6 Orbital Commercial Resupply Services 2 (NASA)
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Antares
Location: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport LP-0A
Time: 3:44 PM EDT (UTC-4)
Window: 5 minutes
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This launch of the Antares rocket will mark the third flight of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus spacecraft (the second under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract) to the International Space Station.
May 7 NROL-33 (NRO)
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Atlas V 401
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time: TBD
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A United Atlas V 401 rocket will be used to launch a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). This version of the Atlas V has a four-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters and a single engine in its Centaur upper stage.
May 15 GPS 2F-6 (USAF)
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Delta IV Medium+ (4,2)
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-37
Time: 8:07 PM EDT (UTC-4)
Window: 19 minutes
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A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium+ 4.2 rocket will be used to launch the sixth of the U.S. Air Force's Block 2F GPS satellites. The 4.2 configuration of the rocket has two ATK-provided solid rocket boosters.
May 28 Expedition 40 Crew (RKA)
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Soyuz-FG
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time: TBD
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The Roscosmos Soyuz 39 spacecraft will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrone. Its payload will be the three Expedition 40 crew members; NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, Russian cosmonaut Maksim Surayev and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst to the International Space Station.
Jun [TBD] WorldView 3 (DigitalGlobe)
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Atlas V 401
Location: Vandenberg AFB SLC-3
Time: TBD
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will be used to launch the WorldView 3 Earth-imaging satellite for DigitalGlobe.
Jun [TBD] Turksat 4B (Turksat)
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Proton-M
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-200
Time: TBD
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The Turksat 4B communications satellite will be placed into a geosynchronous orbit using a Proton Briz M rocket. Mitsubishi Electric (MELCO) in Japan constructed the satellite's base. The American-Russian company International Launch Services (ILS) will launch Turksat 4B from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Jun 6 SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services 4 (NASA)
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Falcon 9 v1.1
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time: TBD
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SpaceX will utilize its Falcon 9 rocket to ferry one of the company's Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. The spacecraft will deliver cargo and supplies to the space station. Also carried aloft will be the ISS-RapidScat instrument. This is a replacement for NASA's QuikScat Earth satellite. According to NASA, It will monitor ocean winds for climate research, weather predictions, and hurricane monitoring.
Jul [TBD] GPS 2F-7 (USAF)
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Atlas V 401
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time: TBD
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket will carry the seventh block 2F Global Positioning Satellite to orbit for the U.S. Air Force. This version of the Atlas V has a four-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters and a single engine in its Centaur upper stage.
Jul 1 Kounotori 5 (HTV-5) (JAXA)
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H-IIB
Location: Tanegashima Space Center Pad 2
Time: TBD
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Kounotori 5, also known as HTV-5, will be the fifth flight of the H-II Transfer Vehicle. It will be launched using a Mitsubishi-built H-IIB rocket, it will carry cargo and crew supplies to the International Space Station.
Jul 1 Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) (NASA)
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Delta II
Location: Vandenberg AFB SLC-2
Time: 2:56 AM PDT (UTC-7)
Window: 1 second
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The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket will carry the replacement Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) spacecraft to orbit. OCO-2 is described as being an Earth observation mission. The spacecraft will investigate carbon dioxide levels in Earth's atmosphere. It is also hoped to provide information as to the gas' impact on climate change.
Jul 25 ATV-5 Georges Lemaître (ESA)
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Ariane 5 ECA
Location: Guiana Space Centre ELA-3
Time: TBD
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The European Space Agency (ESA) will utilize ArianceSpace's Ariane 5 booster to launch the final ATV spacecraft the, Georges Lemaitre, to carry cargo and crew supplies to the International Space Station.
Sep 12 SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services 5 (NASA)
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Falcon 9 v1.1
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time: TBD
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This launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will carry one of the company's Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract. This is the 5th of a planned series of 12 missions to the space station. Also on this flight will be the CATS, a laser instrument which will be used to measure clouds, smoke and pollution in Earth's atmosphere.
Sep 30 Expedition 41 (RKA)
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Soyuz-FG
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time: TBD
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The Russian Soyuz 40 spacecraft will transport NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore and Russian cosmonauts Yelena Serova and Alexander Samoukutyaev to the International Space Station.
Oct 3 Orbital Commercial Resupply Services 3 (NASA)
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Antares
Location: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport LP-0A
Time: TBD
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Orbital Sciences Corporation will utilize its Antares rocket to conduct the third operational (and the fourth overall) launch of a Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station. Cygnus will carry cargo and crew supplies as part of NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract. This will also mark the first time that ATK's Castor 30XL solid rocket engine will be used in Antares upper stage.
Oct 22 Progress 57 (RKA)
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Soyuz-2
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time: TBD
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The launch of the Russian-built Progress spacecraft will conduct an uncrewed resupply flight to the International Space Station. As the flight number implies, this will be the 57th launch of one of these spacecraft.
Nov 5 Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) (NASA)
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Delta II
Location: Vandenberg AFB SLC-2
Time: 7:16 AM PST (UTC-8)
Window: 9 minutes
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Environmental research satellite, one of the first Earth observation satellites being developed by NASA as directed by the National Research Council’s Decadal Survey. It will also mark one of the last times that a United Launch Alliance Delta II will be employed to send a spacecraft to orbit.
Nov 26 Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) (NASA)
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Atlas V 421
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time: TBD
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 421 rocket will power NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale, or "MMS", mission to orbit. Comprised of four spacecraft, each identical in appearance, they will be spaced variably in Earth orbit. It is hoped this will provide a three-dimensional measurement of magnetic aspects of our world. This version of Atlas will fly in the 421 configuration. This means it will have a four-meter fairing, two solid rocket boosters and a single-engine in its Centaur
Nov 30 Hayabusa 2 (JAXA)
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H-IIA 202
Location: Tanegashima Space Center Pad 1
Time: TBD
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The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch its "asteroid hunting" Hayabusa 2 spacecraft atop a Mitsubishi-built H-IIA rocket. Hayabusa will then travel out to an asteroid, collect a sample and then return that sample back to Earth.
Dec 1 Expedition 42 Crew (RKA)
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Soyuz-FG
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time: TBD
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The Russian Soyuz 41 spacecraft will transport NASA astronauts Terry Virts, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and a third, unnamed astronaut to the International Space Station.
Dec 4 Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) (NASA)
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Delta IV Heavy
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-37
Time: TBD
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A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket will be used to launch a flight test article of NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle on a two-orbit mission above Earth. The spacecraft will travel out some 3,600 miles and then return, traveling at speeds reaching about 20,000 miles per hour.
Dec 5 SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services 6 (NASA)
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Falcon 9 v1.1
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time: TBD
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This launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will mark the sixth of 12 missions that SpaceX is tasked to carry out under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract. SpaceX will launch the company's Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.
TBD ALOS 2
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H-IIA 202
Location: Tanegashima Space Center Pad 1
Time: TBD
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The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency will utilize the Mitsubishi-built H-IIA launch vehicle to send the second Advanced Land Observation Satellite - ALOS 2.
TBD Gaofen 2
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Long March 4B
Location: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center SLS-2
Time: TBD
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The Chinese National Space Agency will utilize the Long March 4B launch vehicle to deliver its Gaofen 2 Earth observation satellite into orbit.
TBD Fengyun 2G
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Long March 3A
Location: Xichang Satellite Launch Center LA-2
Time: TBD
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The Chinese National Space Agency is planning to use its Long March 3A launch vehicle to send the Fengyun 2G weather satellite into a geosynchronous orbit.
TBD ASPCF-4
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Delta IV Medium+ (4,2)
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-37
Time: TBD
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A United Launch Alliance Delta IV+ Medium 4.2 rocket will be used to launch the ASPCF-4 payload for the United States Air Force. This version of the rocket has two solid rocket boosters provided by ATK.

Past Missions This Year (15)

Jan 23 Tracking & Data Relay Satellite "L" (NASA)
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Atlas V 401
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time: 9:33:17 PM EST (UTC-5)
Window: 40 minutes
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A United Launch Alliance (ULA) will be used to send NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite "L" (TDRS-L) into orbit. This third-generation space communications satellite will relay data from launch vehicles, the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope and other missions.
Feb 5 Progress 54 (RKA)
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Soyuz-2
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time: 10:23:04 PM ALMT (UTC+6)
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The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will use the venerable Soyuz launch vehicle to send the Progress 54 cargo resupply vessel to the International Space Station. The spacecraft will carry a wide-range of supplies for the Expedition 38-39 crew.
Feb 6 ABS 2 / Athena Fidus
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Ariane 5 ECA
Location: Guiana Space Centre ELA-3
Time: 5:30 PM GFT (UTC-3)
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Arianespace's Ariane 5 ECA booster will be used to launch two satellites. ABS-2 will provide communications services in the C, Ku & Ka Band for direct-to-home (DTH) services. Athena-Fidus on the other hand is a joint communications satellite owned by the French and Italian military
Feb 15 TurkSat 4A (Turksat)
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Proton-M
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-200
Time: 3:09 AM ALMT (UTC+6)
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Jointly-owned International Launch Services will use a Proton rocket to launch the Turksat 4A satellite.
Feb 20 GPS-2F 5 (USAF)
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Delta IV Medium+ (4,2)
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-37
Time: 8:40 PM EST (UTC-5)
Window: 19 minutes
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The U.S. Air Force will use a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium+ 4.2 rocket to send the fifth of its GPS 2F series of satellites into orbit. This iteration of the rocket has two ATK-provided solid rocket boosters.
Feb 28 Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observ (NASA)
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H-IIA 204
Location: Tanegashima Space Center Pad 1
Time: 3:37 AM JST (UTC+9)
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NASA and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory atop a Mitsubishi H-IIA rocket. This satellite will monitor precipitation levels across the planet and serve as a hub for other satellites monitoring rain and snow fall amounts.
Mar 22 Astra 5B / Amazonas 4A
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Ariane 5 ES
Location: Guiana Space Centre ELA-3
Time: 7:04 PM GFT (UTC-3)
Window: 58 minutes
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An Ariane 5 rocket has been tapped to launch both the Astra 5B and Amazonas 4A satellites. The Ariane 5 will use its SYLDA payload carrier to deliver the two communications satellites to their destinations.
Mar 23 Glonass-M (RKA)
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Soyuz-2
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time: 10:53 PM ALMT (UTC+6)
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A Russian Soyuz-2-1B rocket with a Fregat upper stage will launch the Glonass-M navigation satellite from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia at 22:53 UTC on March 23.
Mar 26 Expedition 39 Crew (RKA)
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Soyuz-FG
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time: 3:16 AM ALMT (UTC+6)
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The launch of the Russian-built Soyuz 38 spacecraft will carry NASA astronaut Steve Swanson along with Russian cosmonauts, Oleg Artemyev and Alexander Skvortsov to the International Space Station. They will then become part of the Expedition 39 crew. This will be the first crewed launch of 2014
Apr 3 Defense Meteorological Satellite Program 19 (USAF)
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Atlas V 401
Location: Vandenberg AFB SLC-3
Time: 7:46 AM PDT (UTC-7)
Window: 10 minutes
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will be used to launch the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP F19 - block 5D3) military weather satellite.
Apr 3 Sentinel 1A (ESA)
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Soyuz-2
Location: Guiana Space Centre ELS
Time: 6:02:26 PM GFT (UTC-3)
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A Russian-built Soyuz rocket will be used to launch the Sentinel 1A spacecraft for the European Space Agency (ESA). Sentinel 1A is a land and ocean monitoring satellite which will provide C-Band SAR data continuity following the retirement of ERS-2 and the close of Envisat. This upcoming launch will mark Arianespace’s seventh Soyuz mission from Europe’s Spaceport since the medium-lift vehicle’s 2011 introduction
Apr 9 Progress M-23M (RKA)
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Soyuz-2
Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time: 9:26 PM ALMT (UTC+6)
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Second launch of 2014 for the Russian Progress resupply vessel carrying cargo and supplies for the crew on the International Space Station. This will be the 55th Progress flight to ISS. Launch scheduled at 11:26 a.m. EDT Docking is scheduled for the same day at 5:17 p.m. EDT
Apr 10 NROL-67 (NRO)
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Atlas V 541
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time: 1:45 PM EDT (UTC-4)
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United Launch Alliance will employ its Atlas V rocket to deliver a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The Atlas V will fly in the 541 configuration. This means that it will have a five-meter fairing, four solid rocket boosters and a single engine in its Centaur upper stage.
Apr 14 EUTELSAT 3B (Eutelsat)
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Zenit-3SL
Location: N/A
Time: 9:04:55 PM
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Sea Launch will launch the EUTELSAT 3B spacecraft atop one of the company's Zenit-3SL rockets. EUTELSAT 3B is a tri-band satellite, which will provide communications services to Africa, Central Asia and South America.
Apr 18 SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services 3 (NASA)
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Falcon 9 v1.1
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time: 3:25 PM EDT (UTC-4)
Window: 1 second
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SpaceX will use the company's Falcon 9 rocket to launch its Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. This will be the third of a planned series of 12 flights that SpaceX is contracted to carry out under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services program.