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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.