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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2120 on: 03/09/2021 07:54 pm »
Contract signed to build Arctic weather satellite
09/03/2021

With the need for satellite data to be received more frequently for faster weather forecasting updates in the Arctic, ESA has signed a contract with OHB Sweden to a build prototype satellite for the Arctic Weather Satellite mission.

This prototype is the forerunner of a potential constellation of satellites that would supply an almost constant stream of temperature and humidity data from every location on Earth – allowing, for the first time, for very short-range weather forecasting, or ‘nowcasting’, in the Arctic. Meteorologists will also use the mission to improve weather forecasts around the world.
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https://www.esa.int/Applications/Observing_the_Earth/Meteorological_missions/Arctic_Weather_Satellite/Contract_signed_to_build_Arctic_weather_satellite

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2121 on: 03/09/2021 09:02 pm »
Unclear:
Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site

TBD - Arctic Weather Satellite mission prototype - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Arctic Weather Satellite mission constellation - TBD - Kourou


Changes on March 9th

Launch of prototype in 2024.

Source : http://www.esa.int/Applications/Observing_the_Earth/Meteorological_missions/Arctic_Weather_Satellite/Better_Arctic_and_global_weather_forecasts

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Launch of the prototype is envisaged for 2024, with a view to building the constellation shortly afterwards.
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2122 on: 03/11/2021 05:57 pm »
Ran across this in an FCC filing, these dates have not always proved to be very accurate (best treated as very NET)
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2123 on: 03/12/2021 12:03 pm »
Planned launches:
Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

2021
April 20 - Pleiades Neo 1, EIRSAT 1, ELO, LEMUR-2y (xTBD), Myriota 1, Myriota 2, Myriota 3, NORSAT 3, NanoAvionics sat + multiple sats - Vega (VV18) - Kourou ZLV - 01:50
  May   June - Star One D2, Eutelsat Quantum - Ariane 5 ECA+ (VA254) - Kourou ELA-3
Mid-August - SES-17, Ovzon-3 - Ariane 5 ECA+ (VA255) - Kourou ELA-3
August - Pleiades Neo 2, PRETTY, RadCube, SUNSTORM, µHETsat + multiple sats - Vega (VV19) - Kourou ZLV
NET September - Eutelsat Hotbird 13F (TBD), GSAT-24 - Ariane 5ECA+ (VA256) - Kourou ELA-3
H2 - Eutelsat Hotbird 13F - Ariane 5ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3 (or Falcon 9)
October - CERES 1, CERES 2, CERES 3 - Vega    C   (VV20) - Kourou ZLV (or 2022)
October 31 - JWST (James Webb Space Telescope) - Ariane 5 ECA+ (VA257) - Kourou ELA-3
  September   NET Late November - Galileo-FOC FM23, Galileo-FOC FM24 - Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT (VS26) - Kourou ELS
November - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT (VS27) - Kourou ELS
December - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT (VS28) - Kourou ELS

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

Starsem's launches:
March 25 - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST30) - Vostocnniy 1S
April 23 - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST31) - Vostocnniy 1S
May - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST32) - Vostocnniy 1S
June - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST33) - Vostocnniy 1S
July - OneWeb (x36) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST34) - Vostocnniy 1S (or H1 2022)
Q4 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST35) - Baikonur 31/6
Q4 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST36) - Baikonur 31/6
Q4 - OneWeb (x34) - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M (ST37) - Baikonur 31/6

2022
Late June 2021  Early - LARES 2, CELESTA (ROBUSTA 1D) - Vega C    (VV19)   [inaugural flight] - Kourou ZLV  (or Early July 2021)
March - Galileo-FOC FM25, Galileo-FOC FM26 - Ariane 62  Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT (VS29) - Kourou ELS    ELA-4
Q1 - SSMS flight 2 - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
Q1 - ION-SVC: Astrocast (x10) - Vega/Vega C - Kourou ZLV
H1 - Eutelsat Konnect VHTS - Ariane 5 ECA+/64 - Kourou ELA-3 / 4 (or Falcon 9)
H1 - Eutelsat Hotbird 13G - Ariane 5ECA+/64 - Kourou ELA-3/ELA-4 (or Falcon 9)
Q2 - TBD - Ariane 62 (FM1) [inaugural flight] - Kourou ELA-4
Q2 - SpaceBelt (x10) - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
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 (VS29) - Kourou ELS (or September)
Midyear - PROBA 3 Coronagraph, PROBA 3 Occulter - Vega (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
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 (VS30) - Kourou ELS
H2 - Eutelsat 10B - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3
NET H2 - ViaSat 3 Asia - Ariane 64 - 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
NET January  TBD - MEASAT-3d, Syracuse 4A (Comsat-NG 1) - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3 (or December 2021)
TBD - Syracuse 4A (Comsat-NG 1) - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - GSAT-20 - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - CSO 3 - Ariane 62 - 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 - SSMS flight 3: PLATiNO-1 - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - SHALOM - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - THEOS-2 HR - Vega - Kourou ZLV
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:
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
Midyear 2022  TBD - Syracuse 4B (Comsat-NG 2) - Ariane 5 ECA+/62 - Kourou ELA-3/4
TBD - Heinrich Hertz (H2Sat) - Ariane 5 ECA+ / 64 - Kourou ELA-3/4
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
TBD - Arctic Weather Satellite mission prototype - TBD - Kourou

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 - EL3 - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - CLTV - 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
NET 2023  TBD - Syracuse-4C - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

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 2024 - SPAINSAT NG II - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
NET 2025 - Arctic Weather Satellite mission constellation - TBD - Kourou
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
NLT 2040 - Gaia-2 (Global Astrometric Interferometer for Astrophysics) - TBD - 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
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
CLTV - Cis-Lunar Transfer Vehicle
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
EL3 - European Large Logistic Lander
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 March 12th
Changes on March 14th
Changes on March 16th
Changes on March 20th
Changes on March 21st
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2124 on: 03/12/2021 06:22 pm »
The launch of Measat-3d has now slipped completely to 2022.
(forgot to post this)

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KUALA LUMPUR: Airbus SE reaffirms its support to Malaysia's space ecosystem with MEASAT-3d, a new multi-mission telecommunications satellite, slated to be launched in 2022.

https://www.nst.com.my/business/2021/02/667956/airbus-continues-supporting-malaysia-icp-extensive-defence-space

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2125 on: 03/14/2021 05:38 am »
https://ria.ru/20210314/galileo-1601117286.html
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MOSCOW, March 14 - RIA Novosti. The launch of two European navigation satellites Galileo is planned to be launched in the first quarter of 2022 with the Russian Soyuz-ST launch vehicle instead of the European Ariane 6, a source in the rocket and space industry told RIA Novosti.
In September 2017, a contract was signed to launch four Galileo vehicles with two Ariane 6 launch vehicles between late 2020 and mid 2021. The treaty provided for the use of Soyuz missiles as a fallback. Later, due to the delay in the first launch of the Ariane 6, which is now slated for the second quarter of 2022, one of the two Galileo launches has been postponed to Soyuz and is currently slated for September 2021.
"The second launch of two Galileo satellites from the Guiana Space Center (Kouru Cosmodrome - Ed.) Has now also been transferred from the Ariane 6 rocket to Soyuz-ST and is planned, tentatively, in March 2022," the source said.
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2126 on: 03/14/2021 05:57 am »
GaiaNIR White Paper

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10686-021-09705-z

It is an open access paper. GaiaNIR is the proposed follow up to Gaia with two NIR channels so it can pierce dust clouds. Original Gaia maximized the size possible for the rocket and apparently they are happy with the telescopes and general configuration of the optics, implying that they again plan for a Soyuz launch. Marginal improvements in the telescopes, more channels and data, likely more pixels in the detectors meaning less saturation and expecting to measure 5 times as many stars. Time frame, about 20 years in the future. Gaia is the ESA non earth observation mission downloading the most data and the processing consortium discovered that its computers while state of the art are just not good enough for an annual release, though that also has to do with creating and coding the algorithms. GaiaNIR 20 years in the future likely means lasercom and 7 generations meaning 2^7=128 times faster computers, if Moore's law holds. If it is not 128 times more data, we might just see faster releases if/when this gets launched.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2127 on: 03/14/2021 08:57 am »
https://ria.ru/20210314/galileo-1601117286.html
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MOSCOW, March 14 - RIA Novosti. The launch of two European navigation satellites Galileo is planned to be launched in the first quarter of 2022 with the Russian Soyuz-ST launch vehicle instead of the European Ariane 6, a source in the rocket and space industry told RIA Novosti.
In September 2017, a contract was signed to launch four Galileo vehicles with two Ariane 6 launch vehicles between late 2020 and mid 2021. The treaty provided for the use of Soyuz missiles as a fallback. Later, due to the delay in the first launch of the Ariane 6, which is now slated for the second quarter of 2022, one of the two Galileo launches has been postponed to Soyuz and is currently slated for September 2021.
"The second launch of two Galileo satellites from the Guiana Space Center (Kouru Cosmodrome - Ed.) Has now also been transferred from the Ariane 6 rocket to Soyuz-ST and is planned, tentatively, in March 2022," the source said.

swap with Euclid?

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2128 on: 03/14/2021 03:51 pm »
https://ria.ru/20210314/galileo-1601117286.html
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MOSCOW, March 14 - RIA Novosti. The launch of two European navigation satellites Galileo is planned to be launched in the first quarter of 2022 with the Russian Soyuz-ST launch vehicle instead of the European Ariane 6, a source in the rocket and space industry told RIA Novosti.
In September 2017, a contract was signed to launch four Galileo vehicles with two Ariane 6 launch vehicles between late 2020 and mid 2021. The treaty provided for the use of Soyuz missiles as a fallback. Later, due to the delay in the first launch of the Ariane 6, which is now slated for the second quarter of 2022, one of the two Galileo launches has been postponed to Soyuz and is currently slated for September 2021.
"The second launch of two Galileo satellites from the Guiana Space Center (Kouru Cosmodrome - Ed.) Has now also been transferred from the Ariane 6 rocket to Soyuz-ST and is planned, tentatively, in March 2022," the source said.

swap with Euclid?
Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT's are presently reserved (reserved with RKTs Progress as build as needed) as the backup launcher for Galileo through this 2023 flight:
TBD - Galileo-FOC FM29, Galileo-FOC FM30 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2129 on: 03/14/2021 06:40 pm »
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Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT's are presently reserved (reserved with RKTs Progress as build as needed) as the backup launcher for Galileo through this 2023 flight:
TBD - Galileo-FOC FM29, Galileo-FOC FM30 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

hmm, the contract is currently until VS30
That is why I asked.

https://ria.ru/20210201/soyuz-1595423860.html
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MOSCOW, 1 Feb - RIA Novosti. Five launches of the Russian Soyuz-ST carrier rockets are scheduled until 2023 from the Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana, follows from materials posted on the public procurement website.
Earlier, a RIA Novosti source in the rocket and space industry said that three Soyuz launches with Kuru are expected in 2021: in September - with two European Galileo navigation satellites, in November and December - two launches with 34 British OneWeb communication satellites in each.
"The subject of this contract is the lease of vehicles for the transportation of Russian personnel during the VS26-VS30 launch campaigns and during the work to maintain the technical readiness of the ground equipment of the Soyuz launch complex at the Guiana Space Center in 2020-2022," the Operations Center said. objects of ground space infrastructure (enterprise "Roskosmos").

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2130 on: 03/14/2021 06:58 pm »
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Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT's are presently reserved (reserved with RKTs Progress as build as needed) as the backup launcher for Galileo through this 2023 flight:
TBD - Galileo-FOC FM29, Galileo-FOC FM30 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

hmm, the contract is currently until VS30
That is why I asked.

https://ria.ru/20210201/soyuz-1595423860.html
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MOSCOW, 1 Feb - RIA Novosti. Five launches of the Russian Soyuz-ST carrier rockets are scheduled until 2023 from the Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana, follows from materials posted on the public procurement website.
Earlier, a RIA Novosti source in the rocket and space industry said that three Soyuz launches with Kuru are expected in 2021: in September - with two European Galileo navigation satellites, in November and December - two launches with 34 British OneWeb communication satellites in each.
"The subject of this contract is the lease of vehicles for the transportation of Russian personnel during the VS26-VS30 launch campaigns and during the work to maintain the technical readiness of the ground equipment of the Soyuz launch complex at the Guiana Space Center in 2020-2022," the Operations Center said. objects of ground space infrastructure (enterprise "Roskosmos").
There are un-exercised contract extension options on a flight by flight basis of which at the time of the article were only exercised through VS30. it remains to be seen if they will order more if delays continue or decide to bump non priority payloads which can be delayed to make launchers available to the Galileo programme.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2131 on: 03/15/2021 01:01 pm »
Planned launches:
Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

2022
NET January - MEASAT-3d, Syracuse 4A (Comsat-NG 1) - Ariane 5 ECA+ - Kourou ELA-3 ]

Changes on March 14th

Why did the entire flight slip to 2022 ? It's only said Measat-3D slipped to 2022.

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KUALA LUMPUR: Airbus SE reaffirms its support to Malaysia's space ecosystem with MEASAT-3d, a new multi-mission telecommunications satellite, slated to be launched in 2022.

https://www.nst.com.my/business/2021/02/667956/airbus-continues-supporting-malaysia-icp-extensive-defence-space

Can't Syracuse-4A still be on a flight in Dec 2021 with a new co-passenger ? (as new ones appeared last weeks)
« Last Edit: 03/15/2021 01:05 pm by Bean Kenobi »

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2132 on: 03/16/2021 05:04 am »
https://www.defense.gouv.fr/dga/actualite/la-dga-lance-une-nouvelle-phase-du-programme-de-communication-satellitaires-syracuse-iv
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Les satellites Syracuse 4A et 4B, commandés fin 2015 par la DGA, seront mis en service en 2022 et 2023 pour prendre la relève des satellites Syracuse 3A et 3B. Ils seront rejoints d’ici à 2030 par un troisième satellite optimisé notamment pour une utilisation par les plateformes aéronautiques.
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The Syracuse 4A and 4B satellites, ordered at the end of 2015 by the DGA, will be commissioned in 2022 and 2023 to take over from the Syracuse 3A and 3B satellites. They will be joined by 2030 by a third satellite optimized in particular for use by aeronautical platforms.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2133 on: 03/16/2021 09:11 am »
https://www.defense.gouv.fr/dga/actualite/la-dga-lance-une-nouvelle-phase-du-programme-de-communication-satellitaires-syracuse-iv
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Les satellites Syracuse 4A et 4B, commandés fin 2015 par la DGA, seront mis en service en 2022 et 2023 pour prendre la relève des satellites Syracuse 3A et 3B. Ils seront rejoints d’ici à 2030 par un troisième satellite optimisé notamment pour une utilisation par les plateformes aéronautiques.
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The Syracuse 4A and 4B satellites, ordered at the end of 2015 by the DGA, will be commissioned in 2022 and 2023 to take over from the Syracuse 3A and 3B satellites. They will be joined by 2030 by a third satellite optimized in particular for use by aeronautical platforms.

Note that these are not launch dates, but the dates when satellites go in service. Some months after launch.
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2134 on: 03/17/2021 05:26 am »
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D’ici à 2022 : lancement des satellites SYRACUSE 4A et 4B
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By 2022: launch of the SYRACUSE 4A and 4B satellites
« Last Edit: 03/17/2021 01:28 pm by gongora »

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2135 on: 03/19/2021 07:17 pm »
(this may not be the best thread but I'm not as familiar with this forum section, feel free to suggest an alternative location to move this)

https://twitter.com/pbdes/status/1372994674886111234
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2136 on: 03/19/2021 07:51 pm »
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Vega-C rocket delayed to early 2022 as current Vega customers, especially one, are given priority

Posted by Peter B. de Selding | Mar 19, 2021 | Limited, Satellite Operators

PARIS — Europe’s Vega-C rocket’s inaugural flight has slipped to early 2022 to increase the likelihood that high-profile customers awaiting launch on the current Vega are delivered to orbit this year.

First among equals in this customer lineup is the French Defense Ministry, whose three Ceres signals-intelligence satellites are scheduled for launch on a Vega late this year. The satellites will fly in formation in low Earth orbit.

https://www.spaceintelreport.com/vega-c-rocket-delayed-to-early-2022-as-current-vega-customers-especially-one-are-given-priority/

The Vega-C lost the fight. The Vega customers Airbus and DGA have prevailed.
So most likely 2021 Vega VV18 Pleiades NEO 1, Vega VV19 Pleiades NEO 2, Vega VV20 CERES and then 2022 the Vega-C.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2137 on: 03/19/2021 08:42 pm »

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2138 on: 03/21/2021 08:06 am »
https://ria.ru/20210321/kuru-1602168599.html
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"The launch of the Soyuz-ST-B rocket with the Fregat-MT upper stage and two Galileo satellites from the Guiana Space Center (Kuru Cosmodrome - Ed.) Has been postponed until November," the agency's source said.
Another source confirmed this information, adding that the launch is scheduled for late November, and its postponement is not related to Russian launch vehicles. "The rocket and the upper stage were made a long time ago," he said.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #2139 on: 03/23/2021 04:19 pm »
EUMETSAT and Arianespace confirm the launch of two Meteosat Third Generation satellites with Ariane 6

March 23, 2021

Arianespace and EUMETSAT signed an update of their Launch Services Agreement for two Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellites.
 
The sounder satellite MTG-S1 and the imager satellite MTG-I2 will be launched with Ariane 6, the next generation of Ariane family of launchers.
 
Arianespace will also place into orbit the MTG-I1 satellite with an Ariane 5 launcher by the end of 2022. The launch orderbook includes two more state-of-the-art meteorological polar satellites as well as one additional launch, still in option.

Today, at the occasion of the World Meteorological Day, EUMETSAT and Arianespace signed an update of their Launch Services Agreement for two Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellites. Through this updated agreement, Arianespace is confirmed by EUMETSAT to launch the sounder satellite MTG-S1 and the imager satellite MTG-I2 with Ariane 6, the next generation of Ariane family of launchers.

This updated agreement follows EUMETSAT’s signature, during December 2020, of the “joint statement on the institutional exploitation of Ariane 6 and Vega C” in favor of a European preference for launchers on institutional missions in Europe.

Stéphane Israël, the Chief Executive Officer of Arianespace, declared: “I am delighted by this updated agreement that highlights the trust EUMETSAT puts in our launch services solutions. These two future launches are new milestones in our long lasting partnership that begun in 1981 and that has seen Arianespace safely place into orbit 13 satellites operated by EUMETSAT. We have five satellites in our orderbook to deliver to Eumetsat, which show how crucial is our relationship. We are proud to be supporting the success of the European meteorological operator’s mission that is benefitting to millions of people.”

“The timely delivery of the Meteosat Third Generation system is an absolute priority for EUMETSAT and we are happy to continue to rely on the expertise of Arianespace to place our satellites in orbits,” explain Phil Evans, Director-General of EUMETSAT. “Once in place, orbiting 36,000 km above Earth, the MTG fleet is expected to greatly improve the accuracy of weather predictions. The imager on MTG-I, in particular, will enable nowcasting of extreme weather events, such as storms, with such precision that we expect it to literally save lives.”

The launch planning will see MTG-S1 satellite be placed into orbit in the first half of 2024, while the MTG-I2 would be planned for the second half of 2025 onwards. In both cases, the satellites will be reaching Geostationary Earth Orbit, a destination made reachable by high-standard capacities of Ariane 6.

Both organizations also confirmed that Arianespace will place into orbit the MTG-I1 satellite with an Ariane 5 launcher by the end of 2022. The launch orderbook includes two more state-of-the-art meteorological polar satellites (METOP-SG A1 and METOP-SG B1) as well as one additional launch, still in option.

The signature ceremony – which was held remotely to comply with the sanitary restrictions – reaffirms Arianespace’s mission to provide European institutions with secure and autonomous access to space. By supporting the interests of EUMETSAT, Arianespace demonstrates its will and ability to contribute to the sustainable development of our planet.

https://mailchi.mp/arianespaceonline/mission-success-flight-va242-orbits-dsn-1superbird-8-for-sky-perfect-jsat-and-hylas-4-for-avanti-communications-2659693?e=9f5a11c59b

 

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