Countdown to Next Launch


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

SpaceX | Falcon 9 - B1049.8 | Starlink v1.0 L17

Launch window: 0053 UTC 03/03 (1953 EST)
Launch site: LC-39A, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 20th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink v1.0-L17. This will be the 8th flight for this Falcon 9 rocket booster.


Sunday, March 7, 2021

SpaceX | Falcon 9 - B1058.6 | Starlink v1.0 L20

Launch window: 0341 UTC 03/08 (2241 EST)
Launch site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, USA

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 21st batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink v1.0-L20. This will be the 6th flight for this Falcon 9 rocket booster.


NET March 2021

SpaceX | Falcon 9 | Starlink v1.0 L21

Launch window: TBD
Launch site: TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 22nd batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink v1.0-L21.


NET Friday, April 2, 2021

ULA | Atlas V N22 | OFT-2

Launch window: TBD
Launch site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, USA

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket will launch Boeing's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft on its Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) to the International Space Station (ISS). OFT-2 is the second uncrewed flight of the Starliner that will demonstrate the spacecraft's human transportation capabilities. This test flight is the last major step before the Atlas V and Boeing's Starliner capsule take American astronauts to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.


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ULA | Delta IV Heavy | NROL-82

Launch window: TBD
Launch site: SLC-6, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA

A United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket will launch a classified spy satellite cargo for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The largest of the Delta 4 family, the Heavy version features three Common Booster Cores mounted together to form a triple-body rocket.


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Rocket Lab | Electron | STP-27RM

Launch window: TBD
Launch site: Launch Complex 2, Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

A Rocket Lab Electron rocket will launch on its first mission from a new launch pad at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Virginia. The launch customer is the U.S. Air Force, and the mission will launch an experimental mission for the Space Test Program called Monolith with a space weather instrument. The Monolith mission will demonstrate the ability of a small satellite to support large aperture payloads.