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Space Launch Calendar 2021

Rocket launches, missions & more!


September 2021 

Sept. 15: SpaceX will use a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft to launch the first all-civilian orbital mission, known as Inspiration4. It will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Watch it live

Sept. 16: A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch the NASA/USGS Landsat 9 satellite from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. 

Also scheduled to launch in September (from Spaceflight Now):

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch the STP-3 rideshare mission for the U.S. Space Force. It will lift off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

China will launch the Tianzhou 3 cargo resupply ship to the Chinese space station. It will lift off on a Long March 7 rocket from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Hainan, China. 

Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket to launch the SES-17 and Syracuse 4A communications satellites from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana.

Arianespace will use a Soyuz rocket to launch 34 satellites into orbit for the OneWeb internet constellation. The mission, called OneWeb 10, will lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. 

October 2021