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Past Missions This Year

Jan 6 Starlink 2
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time 9:20 PM EST / 2020-01-07 02:20:00Z

SpaceX is both the launch services provider as well as the customer for the launch of 60 "Starlink" satellites. When this mission is launched it will be the second delivery of a proposed satellite constellation designed to provide broadband internet services.

Jan 14 Jilin 1 Nusat 7 & 8
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Vehicle Long March 2D
Location Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center SLS-1
Time 10:53 AM CST / 2020-01-14 02:53:00Z

Three satellites are scheduled to launch atop a Chinese Long March 2D booster from the Jinquan Satellite Launch Center's SLS-1. Jilin 1 and Nusats 7 and 8 have been designed and developed to observe the Earth.

Jan 15 GISAT 1
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Vehicle GSLV Mk II
Location Satish Dhawan Space Centre FLP
Time 5:30:01 AM IST / 2020-01-15 00:00:01Z

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch the first GEO Imaging Satellite (GISAT 1) spacecraft atop one of the agency's Geosynchronous Space Launch Vehicle Mark II (GSLV Mk II) rockets. The satellite will reside at an altitude of about 22,000 miles (approximately 36,000 kilometers) and provide remote sensing services across India.

Jan 15 Eutelsat Konnect & GSAT 30
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Vehicle Ariane 5 ECA
Location Guiana Space Centre ELA-3
Time 9:01 PM GFT / 2020-01-16 00:01:00Z

Arianespace's Ariane 5 ECA rocket has been selected to launch the Eutelsat Konnect and GSAT 30 satellites. Eutelsat Konnect is based off of the new Spacebus Neo all-electric platform (produced by Thales Alenia Space) and will provide internet services to Africa. GSAT 30 is a communications satellite Arianespace will launch on behalf of the Indian Space Research Organisation.

Jan 19 In Flight Abort
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Vehicle Falcon 9 (Crew Dragon)
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time 3:00 AM EST / 2020-01-19 08:00:00Z

Under NASA's Commercial Crew Program SpaceX is required to demonstrate that its Falcon 9 rocket / Crew Dragon spacecraft are able to carry out an "in flight abort." The test is designed to show that the Crew Dragon spacecraft can pull astronauts away from the Falcon 9 rocket should it encountered an accident during flight.

Jan 21 Starlink 3
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time 11:59 AM EST / 2020-01-21 16:59:00Z

SpaceX is continuing its efforts to provide broadband internet access to underserved regions of the world via its "Starlink" constellation of satellites. If successful, Starlink 3 should see an additional 60 satellites sent to orbit.

Feb 6 OneWeb 2
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Vehicle Soyuz-2
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-31
Time 3:42 AM ALMT / 2020-02-05 21:42:00Z

This is the first launch OneWeb has scheduled for 2020 with 34 satellites set to be launched atop a Soyuz Soyuz 2.1b rocke. Arianespace has been tasked with placing the spacecraft into a near polar orbit at an initial altitude of 280 miles (450 km). The satellites will eventually be raised to 746 miles (1,200 km) where they will become part of OneWeb’s global communications network.

Mar 6 CRS-20
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time 11:50 PM EST / 2020-03-07 04:50:00Z
Window 1 second

SpaceX will launch it's 20th Commercial Resupply Mission to the Space Station for NASA.

Mar 18 Starlink-5
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time 8:16 AM EDT / 2020-03-18 12:16:00Z

SpaceX will reattempt the launch of its sixth batch of 60 Starlink satellites, scrubbed from 15 March. Starlink aims to provide low-latency Internet to anywhere on the planet.

Mar 26 AEHF-6
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Vehicle Atlas V 551
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time 4:18 PM EDT / 2020-03-26 20:18:00Z
Window 2 hours

An United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 rocket will launch the 6th Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite for the United States Air Force. The rocket has a 5-meter diameter payload fairing, 5 strap-on solid rocket boosters, and a single Aerojet Rocketdyne RL-10C on its Centaur upper stage.

Mar 30 SAOCOM 1B
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Vandenberg AFB SLC-4
Time 4:21 PM PDT / 2020-03-30 23:21:00Z

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.

Mar 30 SSMS POC
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Vehicle Vega
Location Guiana Space Centre ELV
Time 9:00 PM GFT / 2020-03-31 00:00:00Z

This Vega rocket flight will launch several smaal satellites into orbit. among its payload are: Esail, Athena, Astrocast 1 (?10), GHGSat-C1, Lemur-2y (x TBD), PICASSO, SIMBA, DIDO-3, Royal Thai Air Force cubesat, NEMO-HD, TRISAT, FSSCat A, FSSCat B, IGOSat, PINO, QARMAN, Casaa-Sat.

Apr 9 Soyuz MS-16
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Vehicle Soyuz-2
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-31
Time 2:05 PM ALMT / 2020-04-09 08:05:00Z

Upcoming launch of Increment 62 crew (Anatoli Ivanishin, Ivan Vagner, Christopher Cassidy) to the International Space Station, via Soyuz from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Apr 22 Starlink 6
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time 3:30 PM EDT / 2020-04-22 19:30:00Z
Window 3 hours

Apr 25 Progress 75
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Vehicle Soyuz-2
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-31
Time 7:51 AM ALMT / 2020-04-25 01:51:00Z

May 17 USSF-7 / OTV-6
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Vehicle Atlas V 501
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time 9:14 AM EDT / 2020-05-17 13:14:00Z

Scrubbed for 16 May - awaiting new timings for the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to launch the USSF-7 mission for the United States Space Force. The payload for this mission is the Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle. The space plane will conduct various classified missions while on orbit. The Atlas V 501 configuration has a 5-meter payload fairing, no solid rocket boosters, and a single RL-10 on the Centaur upper stage.

May 30 Demo-2
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Vehicle Falcon 9 (Crew Dragon)
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time 3:22 PM EDT / 2020-05-30 19:22:00Z

Second attempt to launch Crew Dragon atop Falcon 9, for the Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station.