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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2080 on: 01/10/2021 11:42 am »
Planned launches:
Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

2021
Mid-April - Pleiades Neo 1, EIRSAT1, ELO, Lemur-2y (xTBD), Myriota 1, Myriota 2, Myriota 3, NORSAT 3, NanoAvionics sat + multiple sats - Vega (VV18) - Kourou ZLV (or Late March)
  March 4   May - Star One D2, Eutelsat Quantum - Ariane 5 ECA+ (VA254) - Kourou ELA-3
Late June - LARES 2, CELESTA (ROBUSTA 1D) - Vega C (VV19) [inaugural flight] - Kourou ZLV (or Early July)
Q2 (TBD)   NET April  August - Pleiades Neo 2, PRETTY, RadCube, SUNSTORM, µHETsat + multiple sats - Vega (VV20) - Kourou ZLV
  Q3   Mid-August - SES-17, Ovzon-3 - Ariane 5 ECA+ (VA255) - Kourou ELA-3
  Midyear   September - Galileo-FOC FM23, Galileo-FOC FM24 - Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or Summer)
Q4 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT (VS26) - Kourou ELS  (or 2022)
Q4 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT (VS27) - Kourou ELS  (or 2022)
Q4 - Ovzon-3 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
  Late   October - CERES 1, CERES 2, CERES 3 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV (or 2022)
October 31 - JWST (James Webb Space Telescope) - Ariane 5 ECA+ (VA256) - Kourou ELA-3
December - MEASAT-3d, Syracuse 4A (Comsat-NG 1) - Ariane 5 ECA+ (VA257) - Kourou ELA-3 (or January 2022)
Late - Syracuse 4A (Comsat-NG 1) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3

Piggybacked:
  Early   NET March - Sunstorm - Vega / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
December - MicroCarb - Vega/Vega C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
TBD - Nano-JASMINE - Vega/Vega C - Kourou ZLV

Starsem's launches:
February 25  March 25 - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST30) - Vostocnniy 1S
NET March  Q2 - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST31) - Vostocnniy 1S
Q2 - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST32) - Vostocnniy 1S
Q4 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST33) - Baikonur 31/6
Q4 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST34) - Baikonur 31/6
Q4  H1 2022 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST35) - Baikonur 31/6

2022
Q1 - SSMS flight 2 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV (or Q4 2021)
Q1 - ION-SVC: Astrocast (x10) - Vega/Vega C - Kourou ZLV
Q2 - TBD - Ariane 62 (FM1) [inaugural flight] - Kourou ELA-4
Q2 - SpaceBelt (x10) - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
NET Q2 - Eutelsat Hotbird 13F, Eutelsat Hotbird 13G - Ariane 5ECA+/64 - Kourou ELA-3/ELA-4
May 22 - JUICE - Ariane 5 ECA+ / 64 - Kourou ELA-3/4 (or NLT June 10)
NET June - EarthCARE [Earth Explorer 6] - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or September)
Midyear - PROBA 3 Coronagraph, PROBA 3 Occulter - Vega (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
Midyear - Syracuse 4B (Comsat-NG 2) - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3
July-August - TBD (Dual SSO Launch) - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
September - MTG-I1 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
NET Q3 - Galaxy 35, Galaxy 36 - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3
H2 - Euclid - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT / Ariane 62 - Kourou ELS/ELA-4
NET H2 - ViaSat 3 Asia - Ariane 64 (FM5) - Kourou ELA-4
October - BIOMASS (Biomass monitoring mission for Carbon Assessment) [Earth Explorer 7] - Vega - Kourou ZLV (or Midyear 2023)
December - Sentinel-1C (ROSE-C) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT / Ariane 62 - Kourou ELS/ELA-4
TBD - Heinrich Hertz (H2Sat) - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3 (or Q4 2021)
TBD - Eutelsat 10B - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - CSO 3 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
  Q2   TBD - Galileo-FOC FM25, Galileo-FOC FM26 - Ariane 62 (FM1) [inaugural flight] - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - Galileo-FOC FM27, Galileo-FOC FM28 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - Dream Chaser United Nations space mission - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4 (or 2023)
TBD - Eutelsat Konnect VHTS - Ariane 64 (FM6) - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - SSMS flight 3: PLATiNO-1 - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - SHALOM - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - CERES 3 - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - THEOS-2 HR - Vega - Kourou ZLV
Late 2021  TBD - CSG-2 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - NAOS (National Advanced Optical System) - Vega/Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD  - KOMPSAT-7 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Pleiades Neo 3, Pleiades Neo 4 - Vega-С - Kourou ZLV
TBD - TBD - Vega C/VEnUS - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Space Rider flight 1 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - CryoSat FO - Vega C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
TBD - TBD - Vega C light (inaugural flight) - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Moon’s south pole samples return mission - TBD - Kourou

Piggybacked:
NET Q2 - GO-1 (GSO small satellites mission) - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
H2 - Kinéis (x 5) - Vega C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
H2 - Kinéis (x5) - Vega C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
H2 - Kinéis (x5) - Vega C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
H2 - Kinéis (x5) - Vega C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
TBD - GOMX-5A, GOMX-5B - Vega C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
TBD - RACE (x2) - Vega C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
TBD - Alina lander (Autonomous Landing and Navigation Module), Audi lunar quattro rover - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4

Starsem's launches:
Q2 2021  H1 - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST36) - Vostocnniy 1S
Q4 2021  H1 - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST37) - Vostocnniy 1S
H1 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST38) - Baikonur 31/6
H1 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST39) - Baikonur 31/6
H2 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST40) - Baikonur 31/6
H2 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST41) - Baikonur 31/6
H2 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST42) - Baikonur 31/6

2023
March - Galaxy 37 - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
March - Sentinel-2C - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
September - Sentinel-3C - Vega C/E - Kourou ZLV
October - MTG-S1 (Sentinel-4A) - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
October - MetOp-SG A1 (EPS-SG-a, Sentinel-5A) - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
Late - ALTIUS (Atmospheric Limb Tracker for Investigation of the Upcoming Stratosphere) - TBD - Kourou
TBD - CO3D 1, CO3D 2, CO3D 3, CO3D 4 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - SSMS flight 4: PLATiNO-2 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - SSMS flight 5 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - SSMS flight 6 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV ~10:30
TBD - Space Rider flight 2 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Space Rider flight 3 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - TBD -  Vega C+ (inaugural flight) - Kourou ZLV
TBD - HRWS SAR (High Resolution Wide Swath SAR) - Vega C (TBD)  - Kourou ZLV (TBD)
TBD - SMILE (Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer) - Vega C/Ariane 62 - Kourou
TBD - Lunar Rideshare Mission - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - Galileo-FOC FM29, Galileo-FOC FM30 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

Piggybacked:
TBD - CubeSpec - Vega C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
TBD - Yoda demonstrator - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Hemeria GEO sat (x2) - Ariane - Kourou ELA

2024
January - Sentinel-1D (ROSE-C) - TBD - Kourou (or 2024-2027)
April - FLEX (Fluorescence Explorer satellite) [Earth Explorer 8] - Vega C (TBD)  - Kourou ZLV
October 14 - Hera, Juventas, APEX (Asteroid Prospection Explorer)  - Vega/Vega C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (TBD)
October - MetOp-SG B1 (EPS-SG-b) - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4    ELS
TBD - Space Rider flight 4 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - TanDEM-L - Vega C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (TBD)
TBD - EDRS-D (hosted payload) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - Galileo-FOC FM31, Galileo-FOC FM32 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

Piggybacked:
TBD - TANGO-Carbon and TANGO-Nitro (Twin ANthropogenic Greenhouse Gas Observers) - TBD - Kourou

2025
January - ISRU Demonstrator (In-Situ Resource Utilisation) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
January - Sentinel-2D - TBD - Kourou (or 2025-2028)
April - MTG-I2 - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4 (or June)
Midyear - Sentinel-10A (CHIME) - TBD - Kourou
Q4 - Sentinel-8A (LSTM) - TBD - Kourou
Late - Sentinel-7A (CO2M 1) - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Space Rider flight 5 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - TBD - Vega E  (inaugural flight) - Kourou ZLV
TBD - ClearSpace-1 - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Galileo-FOC FM33, Galileo-FOC FM34 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - Skynet 6A - Ariane 6 (TBD) - Kourou ELA-4 (TBD)

Piggybacked:
March - MERLIN (MEthane Remote sensing LIdar missioN) - Vega C - Kourou ZLV (or Q4 2026)

2026
January - Sentinel-3D - TBD - Kourou (or 2025-2028)
Q1 - Jason-CS-B (Sentinel-6B) - Vega C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (or Falcon 9)
Q4 - PLATO (PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars) - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - FORUM (Far-infrared Outgoing Radiation Understanding and Monitoring) [Earth Explorer 9 candidate] - Vega C/Ariane 62 - Kourou
TBD - SKIM (Sea-surface Kinematics Multiscale monitoring) [Earth Explorer 9 candidate] - Vega C/Ariane 62 - Kourou

2027
TBD - Heracles (HLEPP - Human Lunar Exploration Precursor Program) - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - Sentinel-9A (CRISTAL) - Vega C - Kourou ZLV

2028
Early - Sentinel-7B (CO2M 2) - TBD - Kourou

2029
January - Human Lunar Exploration (ascent module) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - ARIEL (Atmospheric Remote‐sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large‐survey), Comet Interceptor (fast mission) - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

2030
November - MetOp-SG A2 (Sentinel-5B) - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
Late - Sentinel-7C (CO2M 3) - TBD - Kourou

2031
January - MTG-I3 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4 (or 2032)
November - MetOp-SG B2 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - ATHENA (Advanced Telescope for High-ENergy Astrophysics) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4

2032
January - MTG-S2 (Sentinel-4B) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4 (or 2033)

2034
Q2 - LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) (eLISA, NGO) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4

2037
November - MetOp-SG A3 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

2038
November - MetOp-SG B3 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
December - Sentinel-5C - TBD - Kourou

Unclear:
Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site

NET 2021 - GO-3S (Geostationary Observation Space Surveillance System) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
NET 2022 - VD20 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
NET 2022 - VD20 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
NET 2022 - FORMOSAT 7R (TRITON) - Vega / Vega C - Kourou ZLV
NET 2022 - THR NG - TBD - Kourou
2022-2027 - Eutelsat comsat - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
2022-2027 - Eutelsat comsat - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
2023 - SPAINSAT NG I - Ariane 5/6 - Kourou ELA-3/4
NET 2023 - Syracuse-4C - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
NET 2024 - SPAINSAT NG II - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
2026 (TBD) - Jason-CS Follow-on A - Vega-E (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
2027-2028 - Stereoid [Earth Explorer 10 candidate] - TBD - Kourou
2027-2028 - Daedalus [Earth Explorer 10 candidate] - TBD - Kourou
2027-2028 - G-Class [Earth Explorer 10 candidate] - TBD - Kourou
NET 2028 - Sentinel-1A 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
NET 2028 - Sentinel-2A 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
NET 2028 - Sentinel-3A 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
2029-2030 - Theseus (M5 mission candidate) - TBD - Kourou (or Early 2030s)
2029-2030 - EnVision (M5 mission candidate) - TBD - Kourou (or Early 2030s)
2020's - G2G (Galileo Second Generation) - Ariane - Kourou
2020's - Sentinel-11A (CIMR) - TBD - Kourou
2020's - Sentinel-12A (ROSE-L) - TBD - Kourou
2020's - Iris (military optical observing capabilities) - TBD - Kourou
2020's - Celeste (military electromagnetic listening) - TBD - Kourou

2031-2032 - Earth Explorer 11 candidate - TBD - Kourou
2032 - EnVision (M6 mission candidate) - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
2030's - test flight - Ariane Next (Ariane 7) - Kourou
2042 - MTG-I4 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - Sentinel-1B 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Sentinel-1C 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Sentinel-2B 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Sentinel-3B 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
TBD - GOCE-FO - TBD - Kourou
TBD - TBD - Miura 5 - Kourou
2020 TBD - Seosat-Ingenio-2 - TBD - Kourou

Piggybacked:
2020s - VNREDSat-1b - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - M-ARGO - TBD - Kourou
TBD - LUMIO - TBD - Kourou
TBD - VMMO - TBD - Kourou
TBD - PRETTY - Vega C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (TBD)

Statistics:

Orbital launches from Hammaguir - 4 (Diamant A - 4)
Orbital launches from CSG - 304 (Diamant B - 5, Europa II - 1, Diamant BP.4 - 3, Ariane 1 - 11, Ariane 2 - 6, Ariane 3 - 11, Ariane 4 - 116, Ariane 5 - 109, Soyuz ST - 25, Vega - 17)

Satellites from Hammaguir - 4
Satellites from CSG - 624

Acronyms:
CERES - Capacité de Renseignement Electromagnétique Spatiale
CHIME - Copernicus Hyperspectral Imaging Mission for the Environment
CIMR - Copernicus Imaging Microwave Radiometer
CO2M - Copernicus Anthropogenic Carbon Dioxide Monitoring
Comsat-NG - Communication par Satellite de Nouvelle Génération
CRISTAL - Copernicus Polar Ice and Snow Topography Altimeter
CSG - COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation
CSO - Composante Spatiale Optique
GTO - Geostationary Transfer Orbit
GEO - Geosynchronous Equatorial Orbit
ION-SVC - In Orbit Now - Satellite Carrier Vehicle
LSTM - Land Surface Temperature Monitoring
MLS - Multi Launch System
POC - Proof of Concept
ROSE-C - Radar Observing System for Europe - C-Band
ROSE-L - Radar Observing System for Europe - L-Band
SSO - Sun Synchronous Orbit
SSMS - Small Spacecraft Mission Service
VEnUS - VEGA Electric Nudge Upper Stage

Changes on January 10th
Changes on January 11th
Changes on January 15th
Changes on January 21st
Changes on January 28th
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2081 on: 01/10/2021 07:38 pm »
https://directory.eoportal.org/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/content/-/article/heinrich-hertz-mission#launch
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Launch: A launch of the Heinrich-Hertz spacecraft is planned for 2022. In 2017, OHB signed a contract with Arianespace for the launch of the H2SAT mission on Ariane-5ECA from Kourou. 11)

Orbit: GEO (Geostationary Earth Orbit), altitude = 35,786 km, longitude = 17.6 E.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2082 on: 01/10/2021 07:58 pm »
https://www.air-cosmos.com/article/arianespace-en-2021-plus-dun-lancement-par-mois-24045
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The James Webb telescope and four French military satellites

With Ariane 5, Soyuz, Vega and Vega C, Arianespace should have four launchers in 2021, operated from three space ports.

Stéphane Israël expects a rate of at least one launch per month (if the satellites are ready), between the continued deployment of the OneWeb constellation, the completion of at least three Ariane 5 missions, the return in flight of Vega and the commissioning of Vega C.

In particular, all eyes are on the exciting October 31 mission, which is to dispatch NASA's much-anticipated James Webb telescope to the Lagrange L2 point, located 1.492 million kilometers from Earth.

But Arianespace will also have to place four new French military satellites into orbit: Syracuse 4A, the first of the two new generation geostationary telecommunications satellites of the French Armies (on Ariane 5ECA), as well as three Ceres listening satellites, intended for low orbit ( on Vega C).

 
Waiting for Ariane 6

After the VA 253 mission of August 15, there are still eight Ariane 5s to be launched by the end of next year.

Ariane 6, now expected from the second quarter of next year, could perform up to three missions in 2022, in parallel with the operation of Ariane 5.

This “ambitious” objective has been clearly confirmed by Stéphane Israël.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2083 on: 01/10/2021 08:32 pm »
https://www.usinenouvelle.com/article/en-2021-le-cnes-sera-sur-le-front-militaire.N1045844
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Electromagnetic listening satellites

The year 2021 will therefore be marked by the launch of several military satellites. First, the three Ceres satellites (Spatial electromagnetic listening and intelligence capability), which will fly in formation. It will be the only orbital capacity of this type in Europe, according to the Ministry of the Armed Forces.

An Ariane 5 rocket will also put the first of two new generation Syracuse satellites for military telecommunications into orbit. They will provide a significant increase in data rates, as well as better resistance to interference. Last December, the Guyanese Space Center successfully launched the CSO-2 satellite dedicated to military observation.

The Yoda space surveillance program

This new defense space strategy involves the development of new technologies. The DGA will provide CNES and industry with an envelope of 700 million euros to develop new in-orbit capacities as part of the new "Space control" program.

Among the flagship projects is the Yoda demonstrator, for which CNES is acting as prime contractor. These are so-called "patrol" nano-satellites, responsible for ensuring active protection from space of the most critical satellites for the armed forces. They will be able to detect threats and neutralize them, either through glare maneuvers or by making use of powerful lasers. These patrolling nano-satellites should be available from 2023.

In orbit, the threat is very real. In 2018, the Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly revealed the attempted espionage by the Russian satellite Louch-Olymp, which had come very close to the Franco-Italian telecommunications satellite Athena-Fidus.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2084 on: 01/10/2021 08:40 pm »
https://www.nextinpact.com/article/44167/le-renseignement-spatial-evolue-rapidement-france-va-deployer-nouveaux-satellites
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In addition to imagery, military space listening will be strengthened by the end of 2021 with three CERES satellites (Space Electromagnetic Listening and Intelligence Capability), replacing those of the ELISA program .

The Ministry of the Armed Forces explains that this “will make it possible to regularly collect information on radar and telecommunications systems from all over the world, in order to produce intelligence of electromagnetic origin. This space capability will be unique in Europe ”.

Iris and Céleste will take over (around 2030)

As we explained in the first part of our dossier, space belongs to everyone, France therefore takes the opportunity to monitor its neighbors without fear: “ satellites are subject to a specific legal regime (right of the space), which allows them to fly over the entire surface of the globe in full sovereignty (no overflight authorization required) ”.

Here are some examples of use in military missions:

“ Map telecommunications centers and radars in conflict zones, assess their level of activity, specify the danger represented by these enemy radars to guarantee the supremacy of French planes, determine the architecture of enemy communication networks. "

CERES can therefore be combined perfectly with CSO, which provides " capacities for situation monitoring and strategic monitoring, aid in the prevention and anticipation of crises, planning and conduct of operations ".

The succession is already planned: new programs will be launched in 2023, but it will still be several years before satellites are built and a fortiori placed in orbit. The code names are Iris (for optical observing capabilities) and Celeste (for electromagnetic listening).

In the background, the message is clear: France does not intend to be left behind and wishes to have peak capacities. We then understand the issues surrounding space surveillance and counter-attack mechanisms: losing this kind of military satellites would be a disaster for intelligence.
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2086 on: 01/15/2021 08:54 pm »

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2087 on: 01/18/2021 02:53 am »
https://spacenews.com/hemeria-seeks-niche-in-microsat-manufacturing/
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Hemeria is building two small satellites for the French Armed Forces Ministry that will launch to geostationary orbit in 2023 to monitor the space environment there, Multan said. The rocket will be European but has not been selected, he said.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2088 on: 01/18/2021 06:19 pm »
I got some information about the flights for this year:

VV18 - Officially late March (most likely mid-April)
VA254 - Officially March 4th (most likely late May or June, due to delays related to new modifications to the launcher fairing)
VV19 - late June or early July, likely Vega C first flight
VA255 - Mid-August, IF the VA254 campaign is not delayed any further
VV20 - August
VS26 - September, with Galileo
VV21 - October
VA256 - Officially October 31st, with JWST

There may be another Ariane 5 flight this year, but it's unlikely.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2089 on: 01/18/2021 06:34 pm »
I got some information about the flights for this year:
Any news about the OneWeb Soyuz launches from Kourou?
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2090 on: 01/18/2021 07:32 pm »
Any news about the OneWeb Soyuz launches from Kourou?

I didn't get any information on them, but they're probably postponed to 2022.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2091 on: 01/18/2021 07:58 pm »
I got some information about the flights for this year:

VV18 - Officially late March (most likely mid-April)
VA254 - Officially March 4th (most likely late May or June, due to delays related to new modifications to the launcher fairing)
VV19 - late June or early July, likely Vega C first flight
VA255 - Mid-August, IF the VA254 campaign is not delayed any further
VV20 - August
VS26 - September, with Galileo
VV21 - October
VA256 - Officially October 31st, with JWST

There may be another Ariane 5 flight this year, but it's unlikely.

difficult delay VA 254: Deadlines for some spectrum rights for Star One D2 in Brazil had already expired and were extended to August 2021 due to COVID

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2092 on: 01/18/2021 08:42 pm »
I got some information about the flights for this year:

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VA254 - Officially March 4th (most likely late May or June, due to delays related to new modifications to the launcher fairing)
VA255 - Mid-August, IF the VA254 campaign is not delayed any further
VA256 - Officially October 31st, with JWST

There may be another Ariane 5 flight this year, but it's unlikely.
Launcher fairing modifications are a work-in-progress towards the goal of more efficient venting of air pressure during ascent, in support of the JWST launch.
« Last Edit: 01/18/2021 08:57 pm by zubenelgenubi »
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2093 on: 01/20/2021 02:02 pm »
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I got some information about the flights for this year:

VA254 - Officially March 4th (most likely late May or June, due to delays related to new modifications to the launcher fairing)

Looks like DLR got the same information. They now say May 2021 (tbc).

https://www.dlr.de/rd/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-4926/8178_read-5116/
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2095 on: 01/21/2021 06:02 am »
https://www.dlr.de/rd/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-4926/8178_read-47362/
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Nr.    Version    Flug    Startdatum         Nutzlast(en)    Bemerkung

18     Vega      VV18         April (tbc)           Multiple Satelliten

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2096 on: 01/21/2021 06:17 pm »
Re: official vs. unofficial, etc.--an article link from 10 days ago:

Spaceflight[now] now sees the launch of Syracuse 4A with SES-17.
James Webb, OneWeb highlight Arianespace’s 2021 launch schedule, dated January 11
Also from the article, based on a statement by Stéphane Israël, CEO of Arianespace, on January 7, plus information from ESA [and Arianespace?].  Paraphrased:

February 25: The next OneWeb cluster launch, from Vostochny, on Soyuz.
March 4: Star One D2 and Eutelsat Quantum, from Kourou, on Ariane 5.
late March: Pléiades Neo 1 [and rideshares], from Kourou, on Vega.
mid 2021: The next Galileo duo launch, from Kourou/Sinnamary, on Soyuz.
mid 2021: Vega C inaugural flight from Kourou.
October 31: James Webb Space Telescope, from Kourou, on Ariane 5.
TBD: SES 17 and Syracuse 4A, from Kourou, on Ariane 5.
TBD: Pléiades Neo 2 [and rideshares], from Kourou, on Vega.
TBD: Multiple additional Soyuz/OneWeb missions from French Guiana, Baikonur, and Vostochny.

We've already seen some sourced delays to the above list, in the intervening 10 days.

Also, for VA255, is it SES-17 and Ovzon-3, or SES-17 and Syracuse 4A?
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I got some information about the flights for this year:

VV18 - Officially late March (most likely mid-April)
VA254 - Officially March 4th (most likely late May or June, due to delays related to new modifications to the launcher fairing)
VV19 - late June or early July, likely Vega C first flight
VA255 - Mid-August, IF the VA254 campaign is not delayed any further
VV20 - August
VS26 - September, with Galileo
VV21 - October
VA256 - Officially October 31st, with JWST

There may be another Ariane 5 flight this year [VA257], but it's unlikely.
« Last Edit: 07/10/2021 10:03 pm by zubenelgenubi »
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2097 on: 01/28/2021 06:11 am »
https://tass.ru/kosmos/10565073
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"In 2021, the Russian side plans to carry out 10 launches with Soyuz-2 and Soyuz-ST carrier rockets in the interests of foreign customers," Saveliev said.
According to the deputy general director of the state corporation, four of them will pass from the Baikonur cosmodrome and three each from Vostochny and Kuru (French Guiana). At the same time, the launch of the apparatus of the European global satellite navigation system Galileo is expected from the Kuru cosmodrome.

https://tass.ru/kosmos/10565159
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MOSCOW, January 28. / TASS /. Roscosmos plans to carry out eight launches under the OneWeb program from the Baikonur, Vostochny and Kuru cosmodromes. This was announced to TASS by the Deputy General Director of Roscosmos for International Cooperation Sergei Savelyev.
"Three spacecraft launches are planned from the Baikonur and Vostochny cosmodromes within the framework of the OneWeb project," Saveliev said.
According to the deputy general director, two cluster launches are also planned from the Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2098 on: 01/30/2021 06:42 am »
https://ria.ru/20210130/kosmos-1595229475.html
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"In September, it is planned to launch two European navigation satellites Galileo, in November and December - two launches of 34 British OneWeb communications satellites in each," - said the source.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2099 on: 01/30/2021 08:25 am »
https://www.thalesgroup.com/en/worldwide/space/press-release/thales-alenia-space-provide-study-european-space-agencys-cis-lunar
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Thales Alenia Space to provide the study for European Space Agency’s Cis-Lunar Transfer Vehicle - CLTV
01/29/2021
Thales Alenia Space Space Exploration Moon exploration Man on the moon Lunar Orbital Platform Gateway Moon landing

Turin, January 29, 2020 – Thales Alenia Space, joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%) has signed a contract with European Space Agency (ESA), worth € 4,5 Million, for the study of Cis-Lunar Transfer Vehicle (CLTV), a transportation logistic space vehicle to be used for a variety of missions: from the logistic resupply of Lunar Gateway pressurized modules, to the transportation of space infrastructure in low Earth orbit, and the potential use in future missions in support of the European Large Logistic Lander (EL3).

Thales Alenia Space is one of the prime contractors for the entire study phase (A/B1 project stage), cooperating with OHB as main partner and with ALTEC (Aerospace Logistics Technology Engineering), a joint subsidiary of Thales Alenia Space (63.75%) and ASI (36.25%), for the ground segment operations.

The study aims to provide ESA a complete logistic service vehicle, usable in different space exploration destinations, from the low Earth orbit to the Cislunar and Lunar environment. CLTV is designed to be compatible and to communicate seamlessly with other modules that Thales Alenia Space is developing for NASA, ESA and the Italian Space Agency (ASI), such as European Large Logistic Lander, International Habitat (IHAB), European System Providing Refueling, Infrastructure and Telecommunications (ESPRIT), the Human Landing System (HLS) and the future Lunar ground infrastructures.

The Preliminary design review will be taking place in mid-2021, while the System Design Review, planned for late 2022, will mark the end of the Study phase and will introduce the engineering and development phase.

Thales Alenia Space is also the Prime Contractor for the study of European Large Logistic Lander (EL3), responsible for the whole mission architecture and mission integration. EL3 is an independent element of the international lunar exploration activities, envisioned as a versatile system that can support a variety of missions. The first two priority missions which will be studied, deal with a cargo delivery mission in support to the NASA ARTEMIS program, and a polar rover scientific mission as independent European enterprise to explore the Lunar southern area.

 

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