March 22/23 • Terran 1 • “Good Luck, Have Fun”Launch window: 0200-0500 GMT on 23rd (10:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. EDT on 22nd/23rd)Launch site: LC-16, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida...April • Falcon 9 • Starlink 2-9Launch time: TBDLaunch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California...July • Falcon 9 • EuclidLaunch time: TBDLaunch site: Cape Canaveral, Florida
Relativity Space @relativityspaceJoin us late night on March 22nd for our #GLHF launch, part 3. Our launch window is from 22:00 – 01:00ET. Nighttime skies mean very cool methane rocket engine plumes.
The next SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a batch of Starlink satellites from pad 40 on March 24 at 11:33 a.m. EDT. A Falcon 9 will launch a Starlink batch from pad 40 on March 30. A Falcon 9 will launch the Intelsat 40e satellite from pad 40 on April 7, likely late at night EDT. The next Falcon Heavy will launch the ViaSat-3 communication satellite from pad 39A on April 8 at 6:25 p.m. EDT (note that there will not be any landings to see with this mission). And a Falcon 9 will launch the second pair of O3b mPOWER satellites for SES from pad 40 on April TBD.
I assume Intelsat 37 is Galaxy 37https://spacenews.com/spacex-launches-final-two-satellites-in-ses-c-band-clearing-plan/ [Mar 17]QuoteSpaceX is slated to launch Intelsat-37, the final satellite left to launch in this spectrum-clearing strategy, on a dedicated Falcon 9 in June.
SpaceX is slated to launch Intelsat-37, the final satellite left to launch in this spectrum-clearing strategy, on a dedicated Falcon 9 in June.
Türksat 6ALaunch TimeNET May, 2023
Iridium-9 & OneWeb #19Launch TimeNET May, 2023One of the 16 OneWeb satellites is a demonstration version of the second generation of these satellites which will be deployed in the future to increase the capabilities of the constellation....Iridium-9Five Iridium Next satellites will help enhance the Iridium Constellation. The launch was contracted in 2022 to replace some of the 75 Iridium satellites SpaceX deployed between 2017 and 2019. Iridium has 66 operational satellites, 9 on-orbit spares and 6 ground spares.Payloads: 5...OneWeb #19...Payloads: 16 ...LocationSLC-4E, Vandenberg SFB, California, USA
Launch is scheduled for Early-May and will include 15 Gen1 OneWeb satellites, as well as 1 Gen2 prototypeQuoteThe next GSLV will be the last one needed to reach global coverage (36 sats) then we will launch 16 sats early May (15 are Gen1 and 1 is an early demo for Gen2) and we will be left with 20 ground spares to be launched at a later stage .https://twitter.com/M_Ladovaz/status/1634693353936748546
The next GSLV will be the last one needed to reach global coverage (36 sats) then we will launch 16 sats early May (15 are Gen1 and 1 is an early demo for Gen2) and we will be left with 20 ground spares to be launched at a later stage .
Transport & Tracking Layer (Tranche 0, Flight 1)...B1075 Flight #2...Transport Tranche 0 is an interoperable mesh network of tens of satellites to provide periodic low-latency and high-capacity data connectivity.Payloads: 10 ...Tracking Tranche 0 consists of interconnected satellites with cross-links and wide field of view infrared sensors for missile warning and tracking.Payloads: 4
Starlink Group 6-2Launch TimeNET Mar 30, 2023...B1077Flight #4Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship
The proposal involves both an orbiter to gather data about Uranus over time and a probe dropped into Uranus' atmosphere to scan the planet from the inside. The aim of the mission — currently given the placeholder name of the Uranus Orbiter and Probe (UOP) — is to explore how Uranus and the rest of the solar system formed and to help solve mysteries regarding the planet, its moons and its rings. The mission is recommended to last for at least five years....The UOP is recommended to launch by 2032 to help the spacecraft use Jupiter's massive gravity to slingshot it toward Uranus. This would mean the mission would arrive well before Uranus' northern autumn equinox in 2050, ensuring full visibility of the moons. Trajectories after 2032 that do not use Jupiter's gravity but still arrive before the equinox are possible, but would deliver a smaller probe into orbit carrying fewer instruments or take longer to arrive.
HORACIOiSIM-SAT 16U-CubeSat+ iSIM-90 VNIR-SWIRLaunch scheduled for Q1 2024.
GEI-SAT ConstellationConstellation of 3 MicroSatsDedicated to CH4/GHG & Environment+ Expanding spectral capabilities (2,5 μm) Scheduled for launch in 2025-26 (TBC)
Lynk builds its satellites in-house and plans to deploy more than 50 of them before the end of 2023 to increase satellite revisit times to every 15-30 minutes.
Lynk currently has launched three satellites, which the company refers to “cell towers in space”. The company plans to go to 1,000 satellites by 2025 and 5,000 satellites by 2028.
NASA announced March 14 it signed a “mission order” with Axiom for the mission, designated Ax-3 by the company. Launch is scheduled as soon as November, a date that will depend in part on the traffic of other vehicles heading to and from the station....
And filed in bankruptcy court with Virgin Galactic and CNBC expects dissolution of the existing companies and selling of assets to a new company or to a stalking horse bidder is the only possible outcome due to the Richard Branson transferring all of the parent Virgin Group Holdings debt from everything it owns to mostly Virgin Orbit and and the rest to Virgin Galactic. CNBC and even Rocket Lab see it as Richard Branson playing the industry exit card.
April 9 • Falcon 9 • Transporter 7Launch time: TBDLaunch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California...April • Falcon 9 • WorldView Legion 1 & 2Launch time: TBDLaunch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Florida...May 1 • Falcon 9 • Axiom Mission 2Launch time: TBDLaunch site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida...Early May • Falcon 9 • OneWeb & Iridium NextLaunch time: TBDLaunch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California
The Beat Goes OnLaunch Window: NET March 24Launch Time: 07:45 AM UTC
NRO @NatReconOfcLAUNCH UPDATE: #NROL68 is scheduled to launch the penultimate @ulalaunch #DeltaIVHeavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (@SLDelta45 ) on April 20!