Upcoming ESA Rocket Launches to Space, Livestreams & Events

All European Space Agency (ESA) dates are estimates based on the latest available information and may change.

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ESA Ariane 5 MTG-I1 Galaxy 35 (G-35) & Galaxy 36 (G-36) VA259

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2022-12-13 20:30 UTC

Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5 Flight VA259 • European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • EUMETSAT Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) Imager 1 (MTG-I1)Thales Alenia Space MTGIntelsatGeostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)Press Kit

@Arianespace Save the date! Next Ariane 5 mission, VA259, is scheduled for December 13 from Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG)! 🚀 On board our launcher: MTG-I1 for EUMETSAT and Galaxy 35 and 36 for Intelsat

EUMETSAT Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) Imager (MTG-I)

ESA Ariane Vega-C Pléiades Neo 5 & 6 VV22

UPDATED • DELAYED

 

2022-12-20 01:47 UTC

Ensemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-C VV22 • European Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CP120C First StageZefiro-40 Second StageZefiro-9 Third StageAVUM+ Upper StageAirbus Pléiades NeoSun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous OrbitPress Kit

@Arianespace 🗓️ The new targeted launch date for VV22 now is December 20

Airbus Pléiades Neo

ESA Ariane Vega-C Sentinel-1C

UPDATED

2023

Ensemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-CEuropean Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CCopernicus Earth Observation ProgrammeSentinel-1Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit

@ESA_EO Scheduled to liftoff in the first half of 2023, the Copernicus Sentinel-1C satellite has arrived safely at [the] Thales Alenia Space plant in Cannes, France. Now it's time for some more tests 👩‍🔬🛰️

Copernicus Sentinel-1c

ESA SpaceX Euclid

UPDATED • REMANIFESTED

2023

TBC Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • European Space Agency (ESA)Euclid Telescope Sun-Earth Lagrange Point 2 (L2)

@ESA_Euclid Just like humans, spacecraft can be energised by the Sun, but also damaged by its light and heat ☀️🛰️ Thales Alenia Space engineers attached a combined solar array and sunshield to ESA Euclid last week, taking the mission one step closer to completion

ESA Euclid

ESA SpaceX Hera to Dimorphos

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2024-10-08 TBC UTC

TBC Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • European Space Agency (ESA)Asteroid Impact and Deflection Assessment (AIDA)Hera65803 Didymos & Dimorphos Binary Asteroid

@OHB_SE Next step for Hera: The propulsion module structure is on its way to Avio where the propulsion module will be integrated. The structure is expected back in Bremen in December 2022. Still lots of work to be done and schedule is tight until launch in 2024. Go, Hera!💪

ESA Hera

ESA Ariane Vega-C EAGLE-1

2024

Ensemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-CEuropean Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CQuantum Key Distribution (QKD) Satellite (QKDSat)SES EAGLE-1Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit

@SES_Satellites SES News: We're excited to share that Arianespace will launch the EAGLE-1 satellite for ESA’s end-to-end Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) system in 2024! 🚀

SES EAGLE-1

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ESA Ariane Vega-C Maiden Flight VV21 LARES-2

 

2022-07-13 13:13 UTC

Ensemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-C VV21 Maiden Flight • European Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CP120C First StageZefiro-40 Second StageZefiro-9 Third StageAVUM+ Upper StageTRISAT-RMTCube-2CELESTALow Earth Orbit (LEO)AstroBio CubeSat (ABCS)GreencubeARCA Dynamics ALPHANPC SpacemindItalian space agency Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) LARES-2Laser Relativity Satellite (LARES)Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)Press Kit


ESA Ariane 5 MEASAT-3d & CMS-02 (GSAT-24) VA257

 

2022-06-22 21:50 UTC

Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5 Flight VA257 • European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • Malaysia East Asia Satellite (MEASAT)Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)NewSpace India Limited (NSIL)Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)Press Kit


NASA / CSA / ESA Ariane 5 James Webb Space Telescope VA256

 

2021-12-25 12:20 UTC

Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5 Flight VA256 • European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • Canadian Space Agency (CSA)National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) Sun-Earth Lagrange Point 2 (L2)


Schedule of Upcoming ESA Rocket Launches to Space, Livestreams & Events

All European Space Agency (ESA) dates are estimates based on the latest available information and may change.

TBC (To Be Confirmed) • TBD (To Be Determined) • NET (No Earlier Than)

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DateMissionLivestreamNotes
2022-12-13 20:30 UTCESA Ariane 5 MTG-I1 Galaxy 35 (G-35) & Galaxy 36 (G-36) VA259Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5 Flight VA259 • European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • EUMETSAT Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) Imager 1 (MTG-I1)Thales Alenia Space MTGIntelsatGeostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)Press Kit
2022-12-20 01:47 UTCESA Ariane Vega-C Pléiades Neo 5 & 6 VV22Ensemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-C VV22 • European Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CP120C First StageZefiro-40 Second StageZefiro-9 Third StageAVUM+ Upper StageAirbus Pléiades NeoSun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous OrbitPress Kit
Early 2023ESA TBC Ovzon 3Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • Ovzon 3Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)
MarchESA Ariane Vega-C SSMS #5 VV23 RideshareEnsemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-CEuropean Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CSmall Satellites Mission Service (SSMS)Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit
April 5-25ESA Ariane 5 JUICEAriane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) • Jupiter System
JuneESA Ariane 5 H2Sat & Syracuse 4B (Comsat-NG 2)Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • OHB System Heinrich Hertz communications satellite (H2Sat)Direction générale de l'armement (DGA)CNES Syracuse 4B (COMSAT-NG 2)Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)
2023ESA Ariane Vega-C Sentinel-1CEnsemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-CEuropean Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CCopernicus Earth Observation ProgrammeSentinel-1Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit
2023ESA Isar Aerospace Spectrum Test FlightAndøya Space • Norway • European Space Agency (ESA) Boost!Isar SpectrumLow Earth Orbit (LEO)
2023Skyrora XL Maiden FlightSaxaVord UK SpaceportEuropean Space Agency (ESA) Boost! • Maiden Flight Skyrora XL • 9 Skyforce Engines • Single Skyforce Second Stage • Single LEO Engine Third Stage • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2023ESA Ariane 6 Maiden FlightAriane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 4 (ELA-4) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 6 Maiden Flight • European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 6Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2023ESA SpaceX EuclidTBC Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • European Space Agency (ESA)Euclid Telescope Sun-Earth Lagrange Point 2 (L2)
2024-10-08 TBC UTCESA SpaceX Hera to DimorphosTBC Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • European Space Agency (ESA)Asteroid Impact and Deflection Assessment (AIDA)Hera65803 Didymos & Dimorphos Binary Asteroid
2024ESA Ariane Vega-C EAGLE-1Ensemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-CEuropean Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CQuantum Key Distribution (QKD) Satellite (QKDSat)SES EAGLE-1Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit
NET 2025ESA Ariane 64 Intelsat IS-41 & IS-44Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 4 (ELA-4) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 64European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 6Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

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Recent ESA Rocket Launches to Space & Events

DateMissionNotes
2022-09-07 21:45 UTCESA Ariane 5 Eutelsat Konnect VHTS VA258Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5 Flight VA258 • European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • ESA Spacebus NeoThales Alenia SpaceEutelsat KONNECT VHTSGeostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)Press Kit
2022-07-13 13:13 UTCESA Ariane Vega-C Maiden Flight VV21 LARES-2Ensemble de Lancement Vega (ELV) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Vega-C VV21 Maiden Flight • European Space Agency (ESA) Vega-CAvio Space Systems Vega-CP120C First StageZefiro-40 Second StageZefiro-9 Third StageAVUM+ Upper StageTRISAT-RMTCube-2CELESTALow Earth Orbit (LEO)AstroBio CubeSat (ABCS)GreencubeARCA Dynamics ALPHANPC SpacemindItalian space agency Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) LARES-2Laser Relativity Satellite (LARES)Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)Press Kit
2022-06-22 21:50 UTCESA Ariane 5 MEASAT-3d & CMS-02 (GSAT-24) VA257Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5 Flight VA257 • European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • Malaysia East Asia Satellite (MEASAT)Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)NewSpace India Limited (NSIL)Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)Press Kit
2021-12-25 12:20 UTCNASA / CSA / ESA Ariane 5 James Webb Space Telescope VA256Ariane Launch Complex | Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (ELA-3) • Guiana Space Centre | Centre spatial guyanais (CSG) • French Guiana • Arianespace Ariane 5 Flight VA256 • European Space Agency (ESA) Ariane 5 ECA • ECA+ (Evolved Cryogenic, model A) • Canadian Space Agency (CSA)National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) Sun-Earth Lagrange Point 2 (L2)

Last Updated: 2022-12-09 22:37 UTC