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

2012 Launches
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