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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