Launch Schedule – India 2013

Here is the current calendar for 2013 for Indian satellites and rocket launch vehicles as listed on the Forum at NASASpaceFlight on 21 December 2012:

2013

  • Complete
  • Upcoming
  • February 4-10 11 – PSLV C20 FLP – SARAL + Sapphire + NEOSSAT + BRITE + UniBRITE + AAUSAT3
  • April – GSLV-D5 (Mk II return to flight) SLP- GSAT-14
  • Q1- PSLV C22 FLP- IRNSS-1A
  • Q2/Q3- GSLV Mk III X1, SLP – “atmospheric test”
  • October- PSLV C25 – MangalYaan (Mars Orbiter)

2014

  • GSLV-D6 Mk II – GSAT-6
  • PSLV C23(XL) SLP- AstroSat-1 + LAPAN-A2 + LAPAN-ORARI
  • PSLV C24 – Spot-7
  • PSLV – IRNSS-2
  • PSLV – IRNSS-3

Last Updated 1 January 2013

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Launch Schedule – Japan 2013

Here is the current calendar for 2013 for Japan’s satellites and rocket launch vehicles as listed on the Forum at NASASpaceFlight on 15 November 2012:

2013

  • Complete
  • Upcoming
  • January 27 (04:00-06:00 UTC) – H-2A (F-22) – IGS radar-4; IGS Optical-5 demo (Test version)
  • TBD – (Dnepr) – WNISAT-1
  • TBD – (Dnepr) – HODOYOSHI-1, ChubuSat-1, TSUBAME, QSAT-EOS
  • TBD – (Dnepr) – ASNARO (Advanced Satellite with New system Architecture for Observation)
  • NET July 15 – H-2B – HTV4 (Kounotori)
  • Aug.-Sep – Epsilon – SPRINT-A / EXCEED
  • December- H-2A – ALOS-2 (SAR); Piggyback (SPROUT; RISING-2; UNIFORM-1; SOCRATES)

2014

  • June- H-2A – GPM/DPR STARS-II, optical communications test satellite, TeikyoSat-3, KSAT II, OPUSAT, INVADAR, ITF-1
  • Aug – H-2A – Astro-H
  • ?? – (Cyclone-4) – Nano-JASMINE
  • ?? – H-2B – HTV5 (Kounotori)
  • ?? – H-2A – IGS Optical-5 (Improved Optical)
  • ?? – H-2A – IGS Radar-Spare
  • Summer – H-2A – Himawari-8
  • Dec- H-2A – Hayabusa-2
  • NET FY2014 – Epsilon – ASNARO-2

Last updated 1 January 2013

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Launch Schedule – Russia 2013

Here is the current calendar for 2013 for Russian satellites and rocket launch vehicles as listed on the Forum at NASASpaceFlight on 20 December 2012:

2013

  • Complete
  • Upcoming
  • January 15 (TBD) – three Kosmos (Rodnik-S) satellites – Rokot/Briz-KM – Plesetsk 133/3
  • February 5 – six Globalstar-2 – Soyuz-2-1A/Fregat-M – Baikonur 31/6
  • February 11 – Progress M-18M (No. 418) – Soyuz-U – Baikonur 1/5 – 14:43 UTC
  • February 22 (TBD) – Resurs-P No. 1 – Soyuz-2-1B – Baikonur 31/6
  • March 20 (TBD) – three Gonets-M satellites – Rokot/Briz-KM – Plesetsk 133/3
  • March 28 – Soyuz TMA-08M (No. 708) – Soyuz-FG – Baikonur 1/5
  • March 30 – Kosmos (Persona) – Soyuz-2-1B – Plesetsk 43/4
  • March – Meteor-M No. 2, Baumanets-2 (TBD), MKA-PN2 (Relek), Venta-1 (TBD), Ukube-1 – Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M – Baikonur 31/6
  • first quarter – Kosmos (Glonass-K1) [block K2s] – Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M – Plesetsk 43/4
  • first quarter – Kosmos (Glonass-M) [block 47s] – Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M – Plesetsk 43/4
  • April 15-20 – Bion-M No. 1, BeeSat-2, BeeSat-3, SOMP, OSSI-1, flight satellite AIST – Soyuz-2-1B – Baikonur 31/6
  • April 24 – Progress M-19M (No. 419) – Soyuz-U – Baikonur 1/5
  • May 28 – Soyuz TMA-09M (No. 709) – Soyuz-FG – Baikonur
  • end of second quarter (TBD) – two calibration spheres SKRL-756, test satellite AIST – Soyuz-2-1V/Volga – Plesetsk 43/4
  • July 24 – Progress M-20M (No. 420) – Soyuz-U – Baikonur
  • July/August – Kosmos – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • August – Yamal-401 – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • September 25 – Soyuz TMA-10M (No. 710) – Soyuz-FG – Baikonur
  • September – Inmarsat 5 F1 – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • September – EgyptSat-2 – Soyuz – Baikonur
  • October 16 – Progress M-21M (No. 421) – Soyuz-U – Baikonur
  • October – MexSat-1 – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • October/November – Ekspress-AM6 – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • November 25 – Soyuz TMA-11M (No. 711) – Soyuz-FG – Baikonur
  • November – Resurs-P No. 2 – Soyuz-2-1B – Baikonur
  • November/December – Amos-4 – Zenit-3SLB/DM-SLB – Baikonur 45/1
  • December 11 (TBD) – MLM – Proton-M – Baikonur (or 2014)
  • fourth quarter – three Kosmos (Glonass-M) satellites [block 51] – Proton-M/DM-03 – Baikonur
  • end of year – Turksat 4A – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • end of year – Kosmos (Musson-2) – Rokot/Briz-KM – Plesetsk 133/3

2014

  • beginning of year – Ekspress-AT1, Ekspress-AT2 – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • beginning of year – Ekspress-AM8 – Proton-M/DM-03 – Baikonur
  • beginning of year – Turksat 4B – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • beginning of year – Kosmos – Proton-M/DM-03 – Baikonur
  • February 5 – Progress M-22M (No. 422) – Soyuz – Baikonur
  • March 26 – Soyuz TMA-12M (No. 712) – Soyuz-FG – Baikonur
  • first quarter – KazSat-3, Luch-5V – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • first quarter – Inmarsat 5 F2 – Proton-M/Briz-M – Baikonur
  • first quarter (TBD) – Kosmos (Bars) – Soyuz-2 – Plesetsk
  • first quarter – three Gonets-M satellites, DOSAAF-85 – Rokot/Briz-KM – Plesetsk 133/3
  • April 28 – Progress M-23M (No. 423) – Soyuz – Baikonur
  • April – Sentinel-3A – Rokot/Briz-KM – Plesetsk 133/3
  • May 28 – Soyuz TMA-13M (No. 713) – Soyuz-FG – Baikonur

Updated 1 January 2013

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Launch Schedule – European Space Agency 2013

Here is the current calendar for 2013 for the European Space Agency (ESA) satellites and rocket launch vehicles as listed on the Forum at NASASpaceFlight from 22 December 2012:

2013

  • Complete
  • Upcoming
  • February 7 – Amazonas 3, Azerspace-1/Africasat-1a – Ariane 5 ECA (VA212)
  • March 13 – Proba-V, multiple auxiliary payloads – Vega (VV02) (or April)
  • April 18 – ATV-4 Albert Einstein – Ariane 5 ES (VA213) – 16:45
  • May (TBD) – Alphasat I-XL/Inmarsat-XL – Ariane 5 ECA (VA214) (or second quarter)
  • May 29 – O3b (4 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (VS05)
  • June – INSAT 3D – Ariane 5 ECA (or second quarter)
  • June – GSAT 7 – Ariane 5 ECA (or second quarter)
  • July – Galileo-FOC (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (VS06) (or late Summer)
  • midyear – ABS 2- Ariane 5 ECA
  • midyear – Eutelsat 25B/Eurobird 2A/Eshail – Ariane 5 ECA
  • midyear – Optus 10 – Ariane 5 ECA
  • Late July-Early August – O3b (4 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (VS07)
  • Late August-September – Galileo-FOC (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (VS08)
  • third quarter – Astra 5B – Ariane 5 ECA
  • September – Arsat 1 – Ariane 5 / Soyuz
  • October – Gaia – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • November – Sentinel-1A – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-M

2014

  • January – Seosat-Ingenio – TBD
  • early – THOR 7 – Ariane 5 ECA
  • early – Amazonas 4A – Ariane 5 / Soyuz
  • early – DirecTV 14 – Ariane 5 ECA
  • early – Arsat 2 – Ariane 5 / Soyuz
  • April 12 – ATV-5 Georges Lemaître – Ariane 5 ES
  • first half – SES-8 – Ariane 5 ECA – (or second half 2013 on Falcon 9 v1.1)
  • June – Prisma – Vega
  • second quarter – Kazakhstan DZZ-HR sat – Vega
  • July – LISA Pathfinder – Vega (VV03)

Updated 1 January 2013

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Launch Schedule – United States 2013

Here is the current calendar for 2013 for United States satellites and rocket launch vehicles as listed on the Forum at NASASpaceFlight on 9 December 2012:

2013

  • Complete
  • Upcoming
  • January 30 – TDRS-K – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41 01:52-02:32
  • February 11 – LDCM (Landsat 8 ) – Atlas V 401 – Vandenberg SLC-3E – 18:04-18:48
  • NET February – WGS-5 – Delta IV-M+(5,4) – Canaveral SLC-37B
  • NET February early January/NLT early March – Cygnus Mass Simulator, Dove 1, PhoneSat v1a, PhoneSat v1b, PhoneSat v1c – Antares-110 – MARS LP-0A
  • March 1 – Dragon CRS2, CUSat 1&2 – Falcon 9 v1.0 – Canaveral SLC-40
  • March – SBIRS-GEO 2 – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • April 5 – Cygnus COTS Demo – Antares-110 – MARS LP-0A
  • NET April 29 – IRIS (SMEX-12) – Pegasus XL – Vandenberg, L-1011 “Stargazer” – 02:25:26-02:30:26
  • April – Cassiope, POPACS (x6) (TBD) – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Vandenberg SLC-4E
  • May – GeoEye-2, TBD? – Atlas V 401 – Vandenberg SLC-3E (or 2017)
  • May – GPS IIF-4 – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • June – WGS-6 – Delta IV-M+(5,4) – Canaveral SLC-37B
  • June – SES-8 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40 (or Ariane 5ECA)
  • midyear Early July-August – GPS IIF-5 – Delta IV-M+(4,2) – Canaveral SLC-37B
  • first half of July – MUOS-2 – Atlas V 551 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • August 12 – LADEE – Minotaur V – MARS LP-0B
  • August 13 – Cygnus CRS1 – Antares-120 – MARS LP-0A
  • August – NRO L-65 – Delta IV-H – Vandenberg SLC-6
  • August – ORS 3: STPSat 3, ORSES, ORS Tech 1, ORS Tech 2, Prometheus 1, Prometheus 2, Prometheus 3, Prometheus 4, SENSE 1, SENSE 2, Firefly, STARE B (Horus), NPS-SCAT, CSIP, Rampart, CAPE 2, KYSat 2, Lunar Orbiter&Lander CubeSat, SwampSat, Black Night 1, SPA-1 Trailblazer, TetherSat, DragonSat 1, Copper-Cube, PhoneSat 2.0 – Minotaur I – MARS LP-0B
  • August – Orbcomm 2G (x8) – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40 (or 2014)
  • NET September – HiakaSat-1/HawaiiSat 1, ORS-4: EDSN 1, EDSN 2, EDSN 3, EDSN 5, EDSN 6, EDSN 7, EDSN 8, cubesats (TBD) – SPARK/Super Strypi – Kauai Test Facility (KTF) PMRF 41
  • September – AEHF-3 – Atlas V 531 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • September 30 October 15 – Dragon CRS3, CUNYSAT 1, Hermes 2, LMRSat, TechCube 1, All-Star-THEIA, FIREBIRD 1, FIREBIRD 2, Ho‘oponopono 2 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40
  • 2nd half – Thaicom 6 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40 (or 2014)
  • November 18 – MAVEN – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral
  • 2nd half Late November-Late December – GPS IIF-6 – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • December 8 – Cygnus CRS2 – Antares-120 – MARS LP-0A
  • TBD – NRO L-35 – Atlas V 531 – Vandenberg SLC-3E
  • piggybacked on Falcon 9 v1.1/SSPS : Kestrel Eye 1

2014

  • January 1 – TDRS-L – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • January 13 – Dragon CRS4 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40
  • January – SET-1 – TBD – TBD
  • January – DMSP-5D3 F19
  • - Atlas V 401 – Vandenberg SLC-3E (Oct. 1, 2013 – Sept. 30, 2014)
  • 1st quarter – AsiaSat 6 (Thaicom 7) – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40 (or Proton)
  • April 5 – Cygnus CRS3 – Antares-130 – MARS LP-0A
  • April 6 – Dragon CRS5 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40
  • May – GPS IIIA-1 – Delta-IV-M+(4,2) – Canaveral SLC-37B
  • 2nd quarter – Demo Flight – Falcon Heavy – Vandenberg SLC-4E

For details on some of the NASA launches, see the NASA Launch Schedule or here. Additional launch schedules can be seen at Space.com.

Updated 1 January 2013

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Launch Schedule – United States 2012

Here is the current calendar for 2012 for United States satellites and rocket launch vehicles as listed on the Forum at NASASpaceFlight on 9 December 2012:

2012

  • Complete
  • 20 January, 0038 UTC – WGS-4 – Delta IV-M+(5,4) – Canaveral SLC-37B
  • February 24, 2217 UTC – MUOS-1 – Atlas V 551 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • April 3, 2312 UTC – NRO L-25 – Delta IV-M+(5,2) – Vandenberg SLC-6
  • May 4, 1846 UTC – AEHF-2 – Atlas V 531 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • May 22 – Dragon COTS 2&3 – Falcon 9 – Canaveral SLC-40 – 0744 UTC
  • June 13 – NuSTAR – Pegasus-XL – Kwajalein L-1011 “Stargazer” – 1600 UTC
  • June 20 – NRO L-38 – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41 – 12:28
  • June 29 – NRO L-15 – Delta IV-H – Canaveral SLC-37B – 13:15
  • August 30 – RBSP (x2) – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41 – 08:05:27.029
  • September 13 – NRO L-36(NOSS-3 6A, NOSS-3 6B), Aeneas, SMDC-ONE 2.1 (Able), SMDC-ONE 2.2 (Baker), Re, CINEMA 1, CSSWE, CXBN, AeroCube 4A, AeroCube 4B, AeroCube 4C, CP 5 – Atlas V 401 – Vandenberg SLC-3E – 21:39
  • October 4 – GPS IIF-3 – Delta-IV-M+(4,2) – Canaveral SLC-37B – 12:10:00.242
  • October 8 – Dragon CRS1, Orbcomm 2G – Falcon 9 v1.0 – Canaveral SLC-40 – 00:35:07
  • 11 December (NET) – X-37B OTV-3 – Atlas V 501 – Canaveral SLC-41 – 18:03
  • Upcoming

2013

  • January 18 – WGS-5 – Delta IV-M+(5,4) – Canaveral SLC-37B
  • January – TDRS-K – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • NET February 11 – LDCM (Landsat 8 ) – Atlas V 401 – Vandenberg SLC-3E – 18:04
  • March 1 – Dragon CRS2, CUSat 1&2 – Falcon 9 v1.0 – Canaveral SLC-40
  • March – SBIRS-GEO 2 – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • April 5 – Cygnus COTS Demo – Antares-110 – MARS LP-0A
  • NET February 27 April 29 – IRIS (SMEX-12) – Pegasus XL – Vandenberg, L-1011 “Stargazer”
  • April – Cassiope, POPACS (x6) (TBD) – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Vandenberg SLC-4E
  • May – GeoEye-2, TBD? – Atlas V 401 – Vandenberg SLC-3E (or 2017)
  • May – GPS IIF-4 – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • June – WGS-6 – Delta IV-M+(5,4) – Canaveral SLC-37B
  • June – SES-8 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40 (or Ariane 5ECA)
  • midyear – GPS IIF-5 – Delta IV-M+(4,2) – Canaveral SLC-37B
  • July – MUOS-2 – Atlas V 551 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • August 12 – LADEE – Minotaur V – MARS LP-0B
  • August 13 – Cygnus CRS1 – Antares-120 – MARS LP-0A
  • August – NRO L-65 – Delta IV-H – Vandenberg SLC-6
  • August – ORS 3, STPSat 3, ORSES, ORS Tech 1, ORS Tech 2, Prometheus 1, Prometheus 2, Prometheus 3, Prometheus 4, SENSE 1, SENSE 2, Firefly, STARE B (Horus), NPS-SCAT, CSIP, Rampart, CAPE 2, KYSat 2, Lunar Orbiter&Lander CubeSat, SwampSat, Black Night 1, SPA-1 Trailblazer, TetherSat, DragonSat 1, Copper-Cube, PhoneSat 2.0 – Minotaur I – MARS LP-0B
  • midyear – Orbcomm 2G (x8) – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40
  • September 30 – Dragon CRS3, CUNYSAT 1, Hermes 2, LMRSat, TechCube 1, All-Star-THEIA, FIREBIRD 1, FIREBIRD 2, Ho‘oponopono 2 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40
  • Fall – Kumu A’o – SPARK/Super Strypi – Kauai Test Facility (KTF) PMRF 41
  • NET September – ORS-4, HiakaSat-1/HawaiiSat 1, EDSN 1, EDSN 2, EDSN 3, EDSN 5, EDSN 6, EDSN 7, EDSN 8, cubesats (TBD) – SPARK/Super Strypi – Kauai Test Facility (KTF) PMRF 41
  • September – AEHF-3 – Atlas V 531 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • 2nd half – GPS IIF-6 – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral SLC-41
  • 2nd half – Thaicom 6 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Canaveral SLC-40
  • November 18 – MAVEN – Atlas V 401 – Canaveral
  • August 6 (TBD) December 8 – Cygnus CRS2 – Antares-120 – MARS LP-0A
  • December – FORMOSAT 5 – Falcon 9 v1.1 – Vandenberg SLC-4E
  • TBD – NRO L-35 – Atlas V 531 – Vandenberg SLC-3E

For details on some of the NASA launches, see the NASA Launch Schedule or here. Additional launch schedules can be seen at Space.com.

Updated 31 December 2012

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Launch Schedule – European Space Agency 2012

Here is the current calendar for 2012 for the European Space Agency (ESA) satellites and rocket launch vehicles as listed on the Forum at NASASpaceFlight updated 20 December 2012:

2012

  • Complete
  • February 13 – LARES & ALMASat 1 & E-ST@R & Goliat & MaSat-1 & PW Sat 1 & Robusta & XaTcobeo & UniCubeSat GG – Vega (qualification flight)(VV01) – 10:00-12:00
  • March 23 – ATV-3 Edoardo Amaldi – Ariane 5 ES (VA205) – 04:34 UTC
  • May 15 – JCSAT 13 & Vinasat-2 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA206) – 22:13
  • July 5 – Echostar XVII / Jupiter 1 & MSG-3 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA207) – 21:36
  • August 2 – Intelsat 20 & HYLAS 2 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA208) – 20:54-21:51
  • September 28 – ASTRA 2F, GSAT 10 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA209) – 21:18
  • October 12 – Galileo-IOV (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (VS03) – 18:15:01
  • November 10 – Eutelsat 21B/W6A, Star One C3 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA210) – 21:05
  • 09 – December 2 – Pléiades 1B – Soyuz-STA/Fregat (VS04) – 02:02:50
  • 10 – December 19 – Skynet-5D, Mexsat-3 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA211) – 21:49
  • Upcoming

2013

  • February 6 – Amazonas 3, Azerspace-1/Africasat-1a – Ariane 5 ECA (VA212)
  • April – Galileo-FOC (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (or late Summer)
  • April 18 – ATV-4 Albert Einstein – Ariane 5 ES (VA213)
  • May – Proba-V, multiple auxiliary payloads – Vega (VV02)
  • May (TBD) – Alphasat I-XL/Inmarsat-XL – Ariane 5 ECA (VA214) (or second quarter)
  • late Spring – O3b (4 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • June – INSAT 3D – Ariane 5 ECA (or second quarter)
  • une – GSAT 7 – Ariane 5 ECA (or second quarter)
  • midyear – ABS 2- Ariane 5 ECA
  • midyear – Eutelsat 25B/Eurobird 2A/Eshail – Ariane 5 ECA
  • midyear – Optus 10 – Ariane 5 ECA
  • midyear – O3b (4 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • August – Galileo-FOC (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (or Fall)
  • third quarter – Astra 5B – Ariane 5 ECA
  • September – Arsat 1 – Ariane 5 / Soyuz
  • October – Gaia – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • October – Sentinel-1A – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • November – Sicral-2 – Ariane 5 ECA
  • December – Galileo-FOC (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT

Updated 31 December 2012

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