Upcoming NASA Rocket Launches to Space, Livestreams & Events

All National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 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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NASA Artemis 1 Uncrewed Orion Splashdown

UPDATED • DELAYED

 

2022-12-11 17:40 UTC

Moon • Lunar Distant Retrograde Orbit (DRO) • Orion • 24 of 25 days • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)ArtemisRealtime TrackingPress Kit

@NASA_Marshall 📣 Must watch Artemis I content! You can watch the splashdown of NASA's Orion capsule on Dec. 11 at 11:40 a.m. CDT. NASA will begin coverage at 10:00 a.m. CDT, covering Mission Control, Houston, the spacecraft’s entry, descent, and splashdown

NASA Orion

NASA SpaceX SWOT

UPDATED • DELAYED

 

2022-12-15 11:46 UTC

Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)French space agency Centre National D’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • Return to Landing Site (RTLS) Landing Zone 4 (LZ-4) • NASA Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

@NASAJPL 🚀 LAUNCH UPDATE: The Surface Water and Ocean Topography satellite is now scheduled to launch on Dec. 15 at 3:46am PST. The SWOT mission will lift off from Vandenberg Space Force Base aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket


NASA Firefly Alpha FLTA003 Smallsat Rideshare

UPDATED • DELAYED

January

Space Launch Complex 2 West (SLC-2W) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)Firefly Alpha RocketVenture Class Launch Services (VCLS) Demo 2Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) 43StarlingSun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous OrbitFCC

@Firefly_Space 🚀 Progress on Alpha Flight 3, our NASA VCLS-2 mission. Stage 2 being lifted onto our test stand in Briggs, TX, in preparation for acceptance testing. This mission includes NASA's first demonstration of autonomous swam technologies

Firefly Alpha FLTA001 Launch

NASA SpaceX CRS-27 to International Space Station (ISS)

Jaunary - February

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Cargo Dragon TBC • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)NASA Integrated LCRD Low-Earth Orbit User Modem and Amplifier Terminal (ILLUMA-T)Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD)International Space Station (ISS)

@NASAGoddard In 2023, ILLUMA-T (the Integrated LCRD Low-Earth Orbit User Modem and Amplifier Terminal) will use laser communications technology to bring these high-speed data transmission capabilities to astronauts and instruments aboard the International Space Station (ISS)

NASA Integrated LCRD Low-Earth Orbit User Modem and Amplifier Terminal (ILLUMA-T) & Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD)

NASA ULA Vulcan Centaur Maiden Flight Peregrine Lunar Lander

UPDATED • DELAYED

Early 2023

Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA) • Maiden Flight Vulcan Centaur VC2S • Twin Blue Origin BE-4 Engines • Two Northrop Grumman GEM-63XL Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-X Engines • Kuipersat-1 & Kuipersat-2Low Earth Orbit (LEO)Celestis Enterprise Memorial Spaceflight TBC Solar Orbit • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Astrobotic • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • Celestis Tranquility Memorial SpaceflightMoon

@ulalaunch ULA is nearing completion of the development of the next-generation Vulcan Rocket and sets path for its first launch early next year

Astrobotic Peregrine lunar lander

NASA Sierra Space Dream Chaser Demo-1 Cargo to International Space Station (ISS)

UPDATED • DELAYED

Early 2023

Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA)Vulcan Centaur VC4L • Twin Blue Origin BE-4 Engines • Four Northrop Grumman GEM-63XL Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-X Engines • Sierra Space Dream Chaser Tenacity • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)

@SierraSpaceCo As Sierra Space prepares Dream Chaser for missions to the International Space Station (ISS), we move another step forward in realizing our team’s mission: to build a platform in space to improve life on Earth

SNC Dream Chaser in Orbit

NASA SpaceX IM-1 Nova-C Lunar Lander

March

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Intuitive Machines Nova-C Lunar Lander • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • MoonPress Kit

@Int_Machines Our IM-1 Nova-C lander will have an approximate 21-day lifespan: up to 7 days of transit, 1 day in low lunar orbit, and13.5 days on the lunar surface until its battery is depleted by the lunar night

Intuitive Machines IM-1 Nova-C Lunar Lander

NASA Boeing Starliner CFT to International Space Station (ISS)

UPDATED • DELAYED

NET April

Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA)Atlas V N22 • RD-180 Engine • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10A-4-2 Engines • Boeing Crew Space Transportation CST-100 Starliner • Crew Flight Test (CFT) • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)

@BoeingSpace Starliner's Crew Flight Test is now targeted to launch in April 2023 to meet International Space Station (ISS) scheduling needs. Progress continues with Butch Wilmore, Sunita Williams & Col. Mike Fincke completing a Crew Validation Test with the Starliner team

Boeing Starliner

NASA Rocket Lab TROPICS-2

UPDATED • REMANIFESTED • DELAYED

May

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) • NASA Wallops Flight FacilityElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • NASA Venture-Class Acquisition of Dedicated and Rideshare (VADR)MIT Lincoln LaboratoryBlue Canyon Technologies (BCT)NASA Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

@NASA_LSP 🛰🚀 TROPICS UPDATE: ASA picks Rocke Lab to launch four #CubeSats to study tropical cyclones. Launch is targeted NET May 2023 on the Electron rocket

NASA Tropics

NASA Rocket Lab TROPICS-3

UPDATED • REMANIFESTED • DELAYED

May

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) • NASA Wallops Flight FacilityElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • NASA Venture-Class Acquisition of Dedicated and Rideshare (VADR)MIT Lincoln LaboratoryBlue Canyon Technologies (BCT)NASA Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

@RocketLab Electron is launching the TROPICS missions! 🚀 We're proud to be selected by NASA to provide a responsive & reliable path to orbit for these sats which will equip scientists with vital weather data, helping to protect lives and livelihoods in the path of tropical storms

NASA Tropics

NASA SpaceX IM-2 PRIME-1 & Lunar Trailblazer Nova-C Lunar Lander

Mid 2023

TBC Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD)Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Intuitive Machines Nova-C Lunar LanderPolar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1 (PRIME-1)California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Lunar TrailblazerLunar Outpost Mobile Autonomous Prospecting Platform (MAPP)Moon

@NASAKennedy NASA plans to learn more about water on the Moon with the Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1 (PRIME-1). A lander will take it to the lunar South Pole where it will drill into the surface and identify what it finds

NASA Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1 (PRIME-1)

NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy ASU Psyche

UPDATED • DELAYED

 

2023-10-10 TBC UTC

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)NASA Launch Services Program (LSP)NASA Discovery ProgramNASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)Arizona State University (ASU)Falcon Heavy TBC Expendable Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • Return to Landing Site (RTLS) Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • Return to Landing Site (RTLS) Landing Zone 2 (LZ-2) • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Heliocentric Orbit • Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx) • TBD Deep Space Optical Communications (DSOC)16 Psyche M-Type Asteroid

@NASA Our Mission To Psyche is moving forward. 🚀 Following an internal review of mission development issues that caused the team to miss the planned 2022 liftoff to a distant metal-rich asteroid, Psyche is now targeting a launch window that opens Oct. 10, 2023

Psyche

NASA Firefly Blue Ghost M1 Lunar Lander to the Moon

Early 2024

Space Launch Complex 2 West (SLC-2W) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Italian space agency Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)Firefly Blue Ghost • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • NASA Lunar GNSS Receiver Experiment (LuGRE)Montana State University (MSU) Radiation Tolerant Computer (RadPC-Lunar)Moon

@Firefly_Space 🌕 Lunar Update: More hardware coming to fruition as our partner SolAero delivered the three flight solar panels that will support our Blue Ghost M1 landing on the Moon early 2024

Firefly Blue Ghost Lunar Lander

NASA Boeing Starliner-1 to International Space Station (ISS)

UPDATED • DELAYED

2024

Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA)Atlas V N22 • RD-180 Engine • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10A-4-2 Engines • Boeing Crew Space Transportation CST-100 StarlinerNASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)

@v_wyche NASA has added two astronauts to the agency’s Boeing Starliner-1 launch to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA astronauts Scott Tingle & Mike Fincke will serve as the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft commander and pilot, respectively

Boeing Starliner

NASA Rocket Lab LOXSAT 1

March 2024

Launch Complex 1 (LC-1) • Māhia Peninsula New ZealandElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Photon Upper StageCurie EngineNASA Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD)NASA Tipping Point ProgramEta Space LOXSATLow Earth Orbit (LEO)

@RocketLab LOXSAT is an incredibly exciting and ambitious mission. Electron and Photon will conduct a flight demonstration of a complete cryogenic fluid management system in orbit for NASA and Eta Space - essentially building, launching, and testing a cryogenic fuel depot in space!

Eta Space LOXSAT

NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy NOAA GOES-U (GOES-19)

 

2024-04-30 TBC UTC

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)United States Space Force (USSF)Falcon Heavy TBC Expendable Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R SERIES (GOES-R)Locheed Martin GOES-RGeostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)


NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy Europa Clipper

October 2024

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)NASA Launch Services Program (LSP)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)Falcon Heavy TBC Expendable Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Europa

@EuropaClipper We’re one step closer to exploring Jupiter’s icy moon Europa! The main body of our spacecraft is complete and has been delivered to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). Coming up next: final assembly and testing ahead of our planned 2024 launch. 🛰

Europa Clipper

NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy PPE & HALO to Lunar Gateway

UPDATED • DELAYED

November 2024

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon Heavy TBC Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Aretemis Lunar GatewayMaxar Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) • Northrop Grumman Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • Moon

@NASA_Gateway Gateway is coming together 🤩 Following structural welding, the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) module will ship from Italy to Gilbert, Arizona, where Northrop Grumman will outfit various components to support future NASA Artemis missions

NASA Artemis Lunar Gateway

NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy Griffin & VIPER Rover to the Lunar South Pole

UPDATED • DELAYED

November 2024

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon Heavy TBC Expendable Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Astrobotic Griffin Lunar LanderNASA Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • Moon

@NASAAmes To allow for additional testing of the lunar lander that will deliver our VIPER rover to the lunar South Pole, its arrival to the Moon is now scheduled for 2024

NASA VIPER

NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy GLS-1 to Lunar Gateway

UPDATED • DELAYED

December 2024

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon Heavy TBC Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Lunar Cargo Dragon XL • NASA Gateway Logistics Services (GLS) • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • Moon

@NASA_Gateway To support lunar surface missions, Gateway’s Deep Space Logistics Project managed out of NASA's Kennedy Space Center will deliver critical cargo, science experiments, and supplies using Gateway’s Logistics Services


NASA SpaceX PACE

2024

TBC Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Plankton, Aerosol Cloud Ocean Ecosystem (PACE)Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit

@NASAOcean Today, scientists will tighten the last screw on the Dutch aerosol instrument SPEXone, mounting it to NASA’s PACE satellite. Scheduled to launch in 2024, PACE will provide information on interactions between Earth’s atmosphere & ocean


NASA SpaceX IM-3 (CP-11) Nova-C Lunar Lander

2024

TBC Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD)Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Intuitive Machines Nova-C Lunar LanderMoon

@Int_Machines As part of NASA's Artemis lunar exploration efforts we will be investigating lunar swirls as we suspect they may help shield future Artemis astronauts from the intense radiation on the Moon. IM-3 will complete complex lunar operations, including investigating the Reiner Gamma swirl

Intuitive Machines IM-3 Nova-C Lunar Lander

NASA SpaceX SPHEREx & PUNCH

NET April 2025

Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)NASA JPL Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx)California Institute of Technology (Caltech) SPHERExNASA Goddard Small Explorers (SMEX)NASA Polarimeter to Unify the Corona and Heliosphere (PUNCH)Southwest Research Institute (SWRI) PUNCHLow Earth Orbit (LEO)

@NASASun NASA’s Polarimeter to Unify the Corona and Heliosphere (PUNCH) mission will share a ride to space with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)'s Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Re-ionization, and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission!

NASA Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx)

NASA TBC Draper CP-12 SERIES-2 Lunar Lander

NET March 2025

TBC • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Draper CP-12General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS)Karman Systimaispace SERIES-2 Lunar LanderMoon

@DraperLab Draper has been selected by NASA to deliver a suite of three NASA-sponsored science payloads to the Schrödinger basin on the lunar surface, which is on the far side of the Moon—a first for NASA. Our team includes ispace, General Atomics & Karman Systima

Draper Lunar Lander

NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy NGRST Space Telescope

October 2026

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon Heavy TBC Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope (NGRST) Sun-Earth Lagrange Point 2 (L2)

@SpaceX NASA has selected Falcon Heavy to launch the Roman Space Telescope, which is designed to study dark energy and dark matter, search for and image exoplanets, and more. Liftoff is targeted for no earlier than October 2026 from Launch Complex 39A in Florida

NASA Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope (NGRST)

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NASA SpaceX CRS-26 to International Space Station (ISS)

 

2022-11-26 19:20 UTC

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1076.1 First Flight Reuseable • Just Read the Instructions (JRTI) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Cargo Dragon C211.1 First Flight • 13 of 47 days • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) 49Expedition 68Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)Advisory


NASA Artemis 1 SLS & Uncrewed Orion Around the Moon

 

2022-11-16 06:47 UTC

Launch Complex 39B (LC-39B)Kennedy Space Center (KSC)National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)ArtemisSpace Launch System (SLS) Block 1 • Four Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-25 Hydrolox (6:1) Engines • Two Northrop Grumman Five Segment Booster (FSB-1) SLS Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Single Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-3 Hydrolox (5.7:1) Upper Stage • ESA Orion European Service ModuleOrion • 24 of 25 days • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • SWRI CubeSat to Study Solar Particles (CuSP)ASU Luna Polar Hydrogen Mapper (LunaH-Map)Lunar IceCubeTerran Orbital Lunar InfraRed Imaging (LunIR)JAXA EQUULEUSJAXA OMOTENASHI • Lunar Distant Retrograde Orbit (DRO) • MoonLaunch WindowsRealtime TrackingPress KitAdvisory


NASA ULA Atlas V JPSS-2 (NOAA-21) & LOFTID

 

2022-11-10 09:49 UTC

Space Launch Complex 3 East (SLC-3E) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)United Launch Alliance (ULA)Atlas V 401 Slick • RD-180 Engine • Centaur Second Stage • Single Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-1 Engine • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)NASA Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID)NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)


NASA Cygnus NG-18 S.S. Sally Ride (CRS-18) to International Space Station (ISS)

 

2022-11-07 10:32 UTC

Launch Complex 0 Pad A (LP-0A) • Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS)Antares 230+ • Twin RD-181 Engines • Three Castor 30XL Solid Motors Second Stage • Northrop Grumman CygnusNASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Birds-5 • TAKA (Japan) • PEARLAFRICASAT-1 (Uganda) • ZIMSAT-1 (Zimbabwe) • • Spaceflight MDS-2 SpaceTuna1Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)FCCAdvisory


NASA SpaceX CRS-25 to International Space Station (ISS)

 

2022-07-15 00:44 UTC

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1067.5 Flight 5 • A Shortfall of Gravitas (ASOG) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Cargo Dragon C208.3 Flight 3 • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) 45Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) Earth Venture-Instrument (EVI-4)NanoracksExpedition 67International Space Station (ISS)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)FCCAdvisory


NASA Rocket Lab CAPSTONE Final HyperCurie Burn to the Moon

 

2022-07-04 06:56 UTC

Photon Upper Stage • HyperCurie Engine • NASA Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE)NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD)NASA Small Spacecraft Technology Program (SSTP)NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Terran OrbitalAdvanced SpaceStellar ExplorationLow-Energy Ballistic Lunar Transfer (BLT) • Near Rectilinear Halo Orbit (NRHO) • MoonPress Kit


NASA Rocket Lab CAPSTONE CubeSat to the Moon

 

2022-06-28 09:55 UTC

Launch Complex 1 Pad B (LC-1B) • Māhia Peninsula New ZealandElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Photon Upper Stage • HyperCurie Engine • NASA Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE)NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD)NASA Small Spacecraft Technology Program (SSTP)NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Terran OrbitalAdvanced SpaceStellar ExplorationLow-Energy Ballistic Lunar Transfer (BLT) • Near Rectilinear Halo Orbit (NRHO) • MoonPress Kit


NASA Boeing Starliner OFT-2 Uncrewed to International Space Station (ISS)

 

2022-05-19 22:54 UTC

Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA) 150th Mission • Atlas V N22 • RD-180 Engine • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10A-4-2 Engines • Boeing Crew Space Transportation CST-100 Starliner • Orbital Flight Test (OFT) • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)Advisory


NASA ULA Atlas V NOAA GOES-T (GOES-18)

 

2022-03-01 21:38 UTC

Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United States Space Force (USSF)United Launch Alliance (ULA) • AV-095 Atlas V 541 Beast • RD-180 Engine • Four Northrop Grumman GEM-63 Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Single Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-1 Engine • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R SERIES (GOES-R)Locheed Martin GOES-RGeostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)


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)


NASA SpaceX CRS-24 to International Space Station (ISS)

 

2021-12-21 10:07 UTC

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1069.1 First Flight • Just Read the Instructions (JRTI) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Cargo Dragon C209.2 Flight 2 • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) 38Montana State University (MSU) Radiation Tolerant Computer (RadPC-AI)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)


NASA SpaceX DART

 

2021-11-24 06:21 UTC

Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)NASA Launch Services Program (LSP)NASA Planetary DefenseFalcon 9 Block 5 B1063.3 Flight 3 Reuseable • Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Johns Hopkins Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)Italian space agency Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)Light Italian CubeSat for Imaging Asteroids (LICIACube) • Heliocentric Orbit • 65803 Didymos & Dimorphos Binary Asteroid


USSF ULA Atlas V STP-3 (STPSat-6 / LDPE-1)

 

2021-07-12 21:38 UTC

Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United States Space Force (USSF)United Launch Alliance (ULA) • AV-093 Atlas V 551 Bruiser • RD-180 Engine • Five Northrop Grumman GEM-63 Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Single Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-1 Engine • Department of Defense (DoD) Space Test Program 3 (STP-3) • Northrop Grumman STPSat-6 & LDPE-1National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)NNSA Space Atmospheric Burst Reporting System 3 (SABRS-3)NASA Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD)Geosynchronous Equatorial Orbit (GEO)


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

All National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) dates are estimates based on the latest available information and may change.

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DateMissionLivestreamNotes
2022-12-11 17:40 UTCNASA Artemis 1 Uncrewed Orion Splashdown2022-12-11 16:00 UTCMoon • Lunar Distant Retrograde Orbit (DRO) • Orion • 24 of 25 days • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)ArtemisRealtime TrackingPress Kit
2022-12-15 11:46 UTCNASA SpaceX SWOT2022-12-15 11:00 UTCSpace Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)French space agency Centre National D’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • Return to Landing Site (RTLS) Landing Zone 4 (LZ-4) • NASA Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2022-12-18 20:00 UTCNSF Live Weekly Intrepid MuseumNASASpaceFlight.com (NSF)Intrepid Museum
2022-12-19 12:25 UTCNASA Josh Cassada & Frank Rubio EVA-83 Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station (ISS)2022-12-19 11:00 UTCExpedition 68Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
Late 2022 - Early 2023NASA Rocket Lab ACS3Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New ZealandElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageNASA Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2023-01-12 TBC UTCNASA SpaceX CRS-26 Undocking From International Space Station (ISS)NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)International Space Station (ISS) • Docked 12 of 45 days • Cargo Dragon C211.1 First Flight • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2023-01-13 TBC UTCNASA SpaceX CRS-26 Return & SplashdownLow Earth Orbit (LEO)Cargo Dragon C211.1 First Flight • 13 of 47 days • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)
JanuaryNASA SpaceX Intelsat 40e TEMPOSpace Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Ball AerospaceIntelsatMaxar TechnologiesSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryTropospheric Emissions Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO)Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)
JanuaryNASA Firefly Alpha FLTA003 Smallsat RideshareSpace Launch Complex 2 West (SLC-2W) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)Firefly Alpha RocketVenture Class Launch Services (VCLS) Demo 2Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) 43StarlingSun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous OrbitFCC
Jaunary - FebruaryNASA SpaceX CRS-27 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Cargo Dragon TBC • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)NASA Integrated LCRD Low-Earth Orbit User Modem and Amplifier Terminal (ILLUMA-T)Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD)International Space Station (ISS)
Mid FebruaryNASA SpaceX Crew-6 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1078.1 First Flight Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Crew Dragon C206.4 Endeavour Flight 4 • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP) • Expedition 69 / Expedition 70 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
Early 2023NASA ULA Vulcan Centaur Maiden Flight Peregrine Lunar LanderSpace Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA) • Maiden Flight Vulcan Centaur VC2S • Twin Blue Origin BE-4 Engines • Two Northrop Grumman GEM-63XL Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-X Engines • Kuipersat-1 & Kuipersat-2Low Earth Orbit (LEO)Celestis Enterprise Memorial Spaceflight TBC Solar Orbit • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Astrobotic • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • Celestis Tranquility Memorial SpaceflightMoon
Early 2023NASA Sierra Space Dream Chaser Demo-1 Cargo to International Space Station (ISS)Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA)Vulcan Centaur VC4L • Twin Blue Origin BE-4 Engines • Four Northrop Grumman GEM-63XL Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-X Engines • Sierra Space Dream Chaser Tenacity • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
MarchNASA Cygnus NG-19 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 0 Pad A (LP-0A) • Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS)Antares 230+ • Twin RD-181 Engines • Three Castor 30XL Solid Motors Second Stage • Northrop Grumman CygnusNASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
MarchNASA SpaceX IM-1 Nova-C Lunar LanderLaunch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Intuitive Machines Nova-C Lunar Lander • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • MoonPress Kit
NET AprilNASA Boeing Starliner CFT to International Space Station (ISS)Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA)Atlas V N22 • RD-180 Engine • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10A-4-2 Engines • Boeing Crew Space Transportation CST-100 Starliner • Crew Flight Test (CFT) • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
MayNASA Rocket Lab TROPICS-2Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) • NASA Wallops Flight FacilityElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • NASA Venture-Class Acquisition of Dedicated and Rideshare (VADR)MIT Lincoln LaboratoryBlue Canyon Technologies (BCT)NASA Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
MayNASA Rocket Lab TROPICS-3Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) • NASA Wallops Flight FacilityElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • NASA Venture-Class Acquisition of Dedicated and Rideshare (VADR)MIT Lincoln LaboratoryBlue Canyon Technologies (BCT)NASA Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
Mid 2023NASA SpaceX IM-2 PRIME-1 & Lunar Trailblazer Nova-C Lunar LanderTBC Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD)Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Intuitive Machines Nova-C Lunar LanderPolar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1 (PRIME-1)California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Lunar TrailblazerLunar Outpost Mobile Autonomous Prospecting Platform (MAPP)Moon
2023NASA SpaceX Crew-7 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Crew Dragon C206.4 Endeavour Flight 4 • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP) • Expedition 70 / Expedition 71 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
2023-10-10 TBC UTCNASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy ASU PsycheLaunch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)NASA Launch Services Program (LSP)NASA Discovery ProgramNASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)Arizona State University (ASU)Falcon Heavy TBC Expendable Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • Return to Landing Site (RTLS) Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • Return to Landing Site (RTLS) Landing Zone 2 (LZ-2) • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Heliocentric Orbit • Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx) • TBD Deep Space Optical Communications (DSOC)16 Psyche M-Type Asteroid
OctoberNASA Cygnus NG-20 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 0 Pad A (LP-0A) • Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS)Antares 230+ • Twin RD-181 Engines • Three Castor 30XL Solid Motors Second Stage • Northrop Grumman CygnusNASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
Early 2024NASA Firefly Blue Ghost M1 Lunar Lander to the MoonSpace Launch Complex 2 West (SLC-2W) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Italian space agency Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)Firefly Blue Ghost • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • NASA Lunar GNSS Receiver Experiment (LuGRE)Montana State University (MSU) Radiation Tolerant Computer (RadPC-Lunar)Moon
2024NASA Boeing Starliner-1 to International Space Station (ISS)Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United Launch Alliance (ULA)Atlas V N22 • RD-180 Engine • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Twin Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10A-4-2 Engines • Boeing Crew Space Transportation CST-100 StarlinerNASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
March 2024NASA Rocket Lab LOXSAT 1Launch Complex 1 (LC-1) • Māhia Peninsula New ZealandElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Photon Upper StageCurie EngineNASA Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD)NASA Tipping Point ProgramEta Space LOXSATLow Earth Orbit (LEO)
2024-04-30 TBC UTCNASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy NOAA GOES-U (GOES-19)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)United States Space Force (USSF)Falcon Heavy TBC Expendable Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R SERIES (GOES-R)Locheed Martin GOES-RGeostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)
October 2024NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy Europa ClipperLaunch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)NASA Launch Services Program (LSP)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)Falcon Heavy TBC Expendable Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Europa
November 2024NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy PPE & HALO to Lunar GatewayLaunch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon Heavy TBC Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Aretemis Lunar GatewayMaxar Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) • Northrop Grumman Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • Moon
November 2024NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy Griffin & VIPER Rover to the Lunar South PoleLaunch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon Heavy TBC Expendable Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Astrobotic Griffin Lunar LanderNASA Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • Moon
December 2024NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy GLS-1 to Lunar GatewayLaunch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon Heavy TBC Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Lunar Cargo Dragon XL • NASA Gateway Logistics Services (GLS) • Trans-Lunar Injection (TLI) • Moon
2024NASA SpaceX PACETBC Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • Plankton, Aerosol Cloud Ocean Ecosystem (PACE)Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit
2024NASA SpaceX IM-3 (CP-11) Nova-C Lunar LanderTBC Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD)Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Intuitive Machines Nova-C Lunar LanderMoon
NET April 2025NASA SpaceX SPHEREx & PUNCHSpace Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)Falcon 9 Block 5 TBC Reuseable • Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)NASA JPL Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx)California Institute of Technology (Caltech) SPHERExNASA Goddard Small Explorers (SMEX)NASA Polarimeter to Unify the Corona and Heliosphere (PUNCH)Southwest Research Institute (SWRI) PUNCHLow Earth Orbit (LEO)
NET March 2025NASA TBC Draper CP-12 SERIES-2 Lunar LanderTBC • NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)Draper CP-12General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS)Karman Systimaispace SERIES-2 Lunar LanderMoon
October 2026NASA SpaceX Falcon Heavy NGRST Space TelescopeLaunch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon Heavy TBC Core • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • TBC Reusable Side Booster • TBC Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) • NASA Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope (NGRST) Sun-Earth Lagrange Point 2 (L2)

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2022-12-05 16:43 UTCNASA Artemis 1 Uncrewed Orion Return Flyby of the MoonNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)ArtemisOrion • 24 of 25 days • Lunar Distant Retrograde Orbit (DRO) • MoonRealtime TrackingPress Kit
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2022-04-27 07:52 UTCNASA SpaceX Crew-4 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1067.4 Flight 4 Reuseable • A Shortfall of Gravitas (ASOG) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Crew Dragon C212.1 Freedom First Flight • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Expedition 67Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)FCC
2022-03-20 19:00 UTCNSF Live Weekly Intrepid MuseumNASASpaceFlight.com (NSF) • Women in Space * Astronauts Nicole Stott and Dr. Sian Proctor • Intrepid Museum
2022-03-01 21:38 UTCNASA ULA Atlas V NOAA GOES-T (GOES-18)Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United States Space Force (USSF)United Launch Alliance (ULA) • AV-095 Atlas V 541 Beast • RD-180 Engine • Four Northrop Grumman GEM-63 Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Single Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-1 Engine • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R SERIES (GOES-R)Locheed Martin GOES-RGeostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO)
2022-02-19 17:40 UTCNASA Cygnus NG-17 S.S. Piers Sellers (CRS-17) to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 0 Pad A (LP-0A) • Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS)Antares 230+ • Twin RD-181 Engines • Three Castor 30XL Solid Motors Second Stage • Northrop Grumman CygnusNASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) 44NanoracksLow Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)Press Kit
2022-02-17 22:00 UTCNSF Live Weekly Intrepid MuseumNASASpaceFlight.com (NSF) • NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Team Lead Teddy Tzanetos • Intrepid Museum
2022-01-24 21:05 UTCNASA SpaceX CRS-24 Return & SplashdownLow Earth Orbit (LEO)Cargo Dragon C209.2 Flight 2 • 34 days • Megan (GO Searcher) Recovery VesselNASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)
2022-01-23 15:40 UTCNASA SpaceX CRS-24 Undocking From International Space Station (ISS)NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)International Space Station (ISS) • Docked 32 days • Cargo Dragon C209.2 Flight 2 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2022-01-20 22:00 UTCNSF Live Weekly Intrepid MuseumNASASpaceFlight.com (NSF) • NASA Lead Systems Engineer Yves Lamothe • ArtemisIntrepid Museum
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)
2021-12-21 10:07 UTCNASA SpaceX CRS-24 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1069.1 First Flight • Just Read the Instructions (JRTI) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Cargo Dragon C209.2 Flight 2 • NASA Commercial Resupply Service Phase 2 (CRS-2)Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) 38Montana State University (MSU) Radiation Tolerant Computer (RadPC-AI)Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
2021-11-24 06:21 UTCNASA SpaceX DARTSpace Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) • Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)NASA Launch Services Program (LSP)NASA Planetary DefenseFalcon 9 Block 5 B1063.3 Flight 3 Reuseable • Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Johns Hopkins Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)Italian space agency Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)Light Italian CubeSat for Imaging Asteroids (LICIACube) • Heliocentric Orbit • 65803 Didymos & Dimorphos Binary Asteroid
2021-11-11 02:03 UTCNASA SpaceX Crew-3 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1067.2 Flight 2 Reuseable • A Shortfall of Gravitas (ASOG) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Crew Dragon C210.1 Endurance First Flight • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Expedition 66Expedition 67Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
2021-07-12 21:38 UTCUSSF ULA Atlas V STP-3 (STPSat-6 / LDPE-1)Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS)United States Space Force (USSF)United Launch Alliance (ULA) • AV-093 Atlas V 551 Bruiser • RD-180 Engine • Five Northrop Grumman GEM-63 Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) • Centaur Second Stage • Single Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-1 Engine • Department of Defense (DoD) Space Test Program 3 (STP-3) • Northrop Grumman STPSat-6 & LDPE-1National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)NNSA Space Atmospheric Burst Reporting System 3 (SABRS-3)NASA Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD)Geosynchronous Equatorial Orbit (GEO)
2021-11-09 03:33 UTCNASA SpaceX Crew-2 Return & Nighttime SplashdownLow Earth Orbit (LEO) • 200 days • Crew Dragon C206.2 Endeavour Flight 2 • Shannon (GO Navigator) Recovery VesselNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Expedition 66
2021-11-08 19:05 UTCNASA SpaceX Crew-2 Undocking from International Space Station (ISS)National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Expedition 66International Space Station (ISS)Low Earth Orbit (LEO) • Docked 198 days • Crew Dragon C206.2 Endeavour Flight 2
2021-05-02 06:56 UTCNASA SpaceX Crew-1 Return & Nighttime SplashdownLow Earth Orbit (LEO) • 167 days • Crew Dragon C207.1 Resilience First Flight • Shannon (GO Navigator) Recovery VesselNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Expedition 65
2021-05-02 00:35 UTCNASA SpaceX Crew-1 Undocking from International Space Station (ISS)National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Expedition 65International Space Station (ISS)Low Earth Orbit (LEO) • Docked 166 days • Crew Dragon C207.1 Resilience First Flight
2021-04-23 09:49 UTCNASA SpaceX Crew-2 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1061.2 Flight 2 Reuseable • Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Crew Dragon C206.2 Endeavour Flight 2 • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Expedition 65Expedition 66Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)
2020-11-16 00:27 UTCNASA SpaceX Crew-1 to International Space Station (ISS)Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) • Kennedy Space Center (KSC)Falcon 9 Block 5 B1061.1 First Flight Reuseable • Just Read the Instructions (JRTI) Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS)Crew Dragon C207.1 Resilience First Flight • NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP)Expedition 64Expedition 65Low Earth Orbit (LEO)International Space Station (ISS)

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