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Feb 21 EgyptSat-A
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Vehicle Soyuz-2
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-31
Time 10:47 PM ALMT / 2019-02-21 16:47:00Z

The EgyptSat-A satellite (also known as MisrSat-A) is scheduled to be launched atop a Soyuz-2.1b rocket with a Fregat-M upper stage from the Baikonur, Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan's LC-31. The spacecraft had been slated to get underway in November of 2018 and is described as being a "high-resolution Earth observation satellite."

Feb 21 PSN-6
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time 8:45 PM EST / 2019-02-22 01:45:00Z

PSN-6 (Pasifik Satelit Nusantara 6) is scheduled to launch together with piggybacking SpaceIL's Beresheet lunar lander and Spaceflight GTO 1 atop a Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida.

Feb 25 OneWeb 1
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Vehicle Soyuz-2 (Arianespace)
Location Guiana Space Centre ELS
Time 6:37 PM GFT / 2019-02-25 21:37:00Z

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket will carry the first 6 satellites into orbit for OneWeb, which is developing constellation of hundreds of satellites in low Earth orbit for low-latency broadband communications.

NETFeb EMISat
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Vehicle PSLV-CA
Location Satish Dhawan Space Centre FLP
Time TBD

An Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk. 2 (GSLV Mk.2), designated PSLV-C45, will launch the EMISat electronic surveillance satellite for the Indian government.

NETMar 2 Crew Dragon Demo 1
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Vehicle Falcon 9 (Crew Dragon)
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the crewed variant of the Dragon spacecraft for the first time to the International Space Station on an un-piloted test flight. The mission is slated to get underway from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A under NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

NETMar 7 Arabsat-6A
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Vehicle Falcon Heavy
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

Arabsat 6A is a Saudi Arabian geostationary communications satellite

Mar 8 PRISMA
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Vehicle Vega
Location Guiana Space Centre ELV
Time 10:50:35 PM GFT / 2019-03-09 01:50:35Z

PRISMA (Precursore Iperspettrale della Missione Applicativa) is an Earth observation system by the Italian Space Agency (ASI). It will launch with the 14th VEGA rocket

Mar 13 WGS-10
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Vehicle Delta IV Medium+ (5,4)
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-37
Time 6:58 PM EDT / 2019-03-13 22:58:00Z
Window 55 minutes

Boeing Satellite Systems was selected to develop the WGS system as successors to the DSCS-3 series of DOD communications satellites. This will be the 10th satellite of 12 to be launched.

Mar 15 Soyuz MS-12
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Vehicle Soyuz-FG
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time 1:14 AM ALMT / 2019-03-14 19:14:00Z

A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the crewed Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station with members of the next Expedition crew members: Alexey Ovchinin, Nick Hague (who was previously aboard Soyuz MS-10 which suffered an in-flight abort), and Christina Hammock Koch.

NETMar 16 CRS-17
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

SpaceX will conduct its 17th Dragon cargo flight to the International Space Station in support of NASA's Commercial Resupply Service (CRS) program. The company's Dragon spacecraft will be loaded with crew supplies, and experiments to be used on the orbiting lab.

NETMar 25 Chandrayaan-2
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Vehicle GSLV Mk III
Location Satish Dhawan Space Centre SLP
Time TBD

India's second robotic mission to the Moon will be launched by a GSLV Mk II rocket. The Chandrayaan-2 mission will include an orbiter, lander and rover. Once in orbit around the Moon, the lander/rover combo will detach from the orbiter to descend to the surface. Once landed, the six-wheeled rover will be deployed. Meanwhile, the orbiter will perform remote-sensing activities.

NETMar Radarsat C1, C2 C3
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Vandenberg AFB SLC-4
Time TBD

Radarsat C1, C2 & C3 will launch with a Falcon-9 rocket from VAFB.

Apr 4 Progress MS-11
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Vehicle Soyuz-2
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-31
Time 5:01 PM ALMT / 2019-04-04 11:01:00Z

Progress MS-11 cargo spacecraft for ISS will launch late March from Baikonur.

Apr 17 Cygnus NG-11
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Vehicle Antares 200
Location Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport LP-0A
Time 5:46 PM EDT / 2019-04-17 21:46:00Z

The 11th Cygnus cargo spacecraft to fly to the ISS will launch in April from Wallops MARS launch site.

NETApr 30 STP-2
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Vehicle Falcon Heavy
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

The Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission is comprised of a cluster of military and scientific research satellites for the United States Air Force (USAF). The mission is currently slated to use a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket to be launch from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A.

NETMay Starliner CST-100 OFT-1
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Vehicle Atlas V 401
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time TBD

Starliner CST-100 Orbital Flight Test-1 (OFT-1) First test flight of the new Boeing Starliner commercial crew transport spacecraft. Staliner will fly on an Atlas-V N22 booster to ISS.

NETJun 27 AEHF 5
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Vehicle Atlas V 551
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time TBD

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite for the U.S. military. Built by Lockheed Martin, the spacecraft will provide highly-secure communications to the Department of Defense.

NETJun Crew Dragon Demo 2
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Vehicle Falcon 9 (Crew Dragon)
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on its first crewed test flight. NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will fly on the Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. The Crew Dragon spacecraft will return to a splashdown at sea.

NETJun Meteor M2-2
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Vehicle Soyuz-2
Location Vostochny Cosmodrome LD1
Time TBD

A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch with the Russian Meteor M2-1 polar-orbiting weather satellite.

NETJul 6 Soyuz MS-13
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Vehicle Soyuz-FG
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time TBD

A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the crewed Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station with members of the next Expedition crew members--Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvorzov, Luca Parmitano, and Andrew R. Morgan. The capsule will remain at the station for about six months, providing an escape pod for the residents.

NETJul 8 CRS-18
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 20th Dragon spacecraft mission on its 18th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

NETJul 31 Progress MS-12
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Vehicle Soyuz-2
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-31
Time TBD

A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 73rd Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station.

NETJul GPS 3-02
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Vehicle Delta IV Medium+ (4,2)
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-37
Time TBD

United Launch Alliance will launch a Delta 4 rocket carrying the U.S. Air Force’s second third-generation navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System. The satellite is built by Lockheed Martin.

NETJul HTV 8
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Vehicle H-IIB
Location Tanegashima Space Center Pad 2
Time TBD

A Japanese H-2B rocket will launch the eighth H-2 Transfer Vehicle. The HTV serves as an automated cargo vehicle to deliver equipment and supplies to the International Space Station.

NETOct 1 Cygnus NG-12
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Vehicle Antares 200
Location Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport LP-0A
Time TBD

The 12th Cygnus cargo spacecraft to fly to the International Space Station.

NETOct 15 CRS-19
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 21st Dragon spacecraft mission on its 19th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

NETOct 15 CSG 1 & CHEOPS
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Vehicle Soyuz-2 (Arianespace)
Location Guiana Space Centre ELS
Time TBD

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket will carry the first COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation (CSG 1) radar surveillance satellite for ASI, the Italian space agency. The European Space Agency’s Characterizing Exoplanet Satellite, or CHEOPS, will fly as a secondary payload on the mission. Built by Airbus Defense and Space in Spain with a Swiss-developed science instrument, CHEOPS will observe transits of planets around other stars to measure their radii.

NETOct GPS 3-03
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the U.S. Air Force’s third third-generation navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System. The satellite is built by Lockheed Martin.

Missions No Earlier Than 2019

NET2019 Amos 17
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

Built by Boeing and owned by Spacecom Ltd. of Israel, Amos 17 will provide high-throughput broadband connectivity and other communications services over Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

NET2019 Shijian 20
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Vehicle Long March 5
Location Wenchang Space Center LA-1
Time TBD

A Chinese Long March 5 rocket will launch the Shijian 20 communications satellite which will replace the Shijian 18 satellite lost in a launch failure in 2017.

NET2019 SAOCOM 1B
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Vandenberg AFB SLC-4
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SAOCOM 1B satellite for CONAE, Argentina’s space agency. SAOCOM 1B is the second of two SAOCOM 1-series Earth observation satellites designed to provide radar imagery to help emergency responders and monitor the environment, including the collection of soil moisture measurements.

NET2019 Chang’e 5
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Vehicle Long March 5
Location Wenchang Space Center LA-1
Time TBD

Chang'e 5 is a Chinese robotic mission to collect at least 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of lunar soil and rock samples from Earth's moon and return them to Earth. This would be the first lunar sample return mission attempted by any nation since 1976.

NET2019 ICON
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Vehicle Pegasus-XL
Location Cape Canaveral AFS
Time TBD
Window 1 hour, 30 minutes

NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) satellite will be the 44th satellite launched to orbit by the air-dropped Pegasus XL rocket, carried to drop altitude by an L-1011 carrier aircraft. ICON will study Earth's ionosphere, a region of the upper atmosphere affected by solar storms and weather phenomena where terrestrial weather meets space weather. Disturbances in the ionosphere affect GPS/satellite navigation and radio transmissions.