Confirmed launches

Atlas V • SBIRS GEO-4

Atlas V will be launched to orbit from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Payload will be fourth early warning satellite for U.S. military.
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Ariane 5 • SES-14 & Al Yah-3

Ariane 5 will deliver to orbit two satellites in first mission in first Arianespace in 2018. SES-14 was contracted for Luxembourg SES company, Al Yah-3 is communications satellite which will cover with its range Africa and Brazil. It was built by Orbital ATK for Al Yah Satellite Communications Company.
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Falcon 9 HEAVY • Test mission

FALCON-9 test flight with Merlin-1d engines. SpaceX is going to upgrade FALCON HEAVY rocket with Merlin 1d engines, different propellant mix and thrust structure. Probably due the reusable technology which was adopted in FALCON HEAVY and forced reducing payload weight, SpaceX will try to increase payload capacity with stronger engines.
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GSLV Mk II • GSAT-6A

ISRO GSLV rocket will deliver to orbit during  GSLV-F08 mission GSAT-6A. Satellite will provide S-band communications services with its onboard 6-meter unfurlable antenna.Satellite weighs 2117 kg and was built by ISRO on I-IIK satellite bus. It will operate fo rat least 9 years.
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Rokot • Gonets-M

This is scheduled for the mid-2016 and postponed recently for the end of 2016 mission of Rokot launch vehicle. This time objective is delivering to LEO three small communication satellites (with weight from 230 kg to 280 kg depending on version) manufactured by  NPO Prikladnoi Mekhaniki. They are part of the commercial communication system developed and…
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Soyuz-2.1a • Kanopus-V3 & V4

Soyuz 2-1a rocket  with Fregat upper stage will deliver to orbit two observation satellites: Kanopus-V3 and Kanopus-V4, another duo from constellation of 6. Last pair will be launched in 2018. Satellites will monitor weather, natural resources, help in urban planning and mapping.
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SS-520-4 • TRICOM-1R

Second launch of SS-520-4 rocket in 2017 after first attempt in January 2017. SS-520-4 is fin stabilized rocket, version of SS-520 with third stage. It is utilizing spinning as method of stabilization; with length of 9.65 m (SS-520) and diameter of 520 mm it weighs over 2600 kg. Payload capacity is 140 kg. Rocket was launched…
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Pegasus XL • ICON

Second after planned for 21st November 2016, mission of the Pegasus rocket launch system designed and developed in the late eighties by Orbital ATK. It is air-launched, three stage rocket, with optional fourth stage. With maximal payload mass of 443 kg limited only to low Earth orbit, rocket remains only operational air-launched rocket system for commercial purposes. Pegasus remains in service since 1990…
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Falcon 9 • Paz

Paz is first Spain radar observation satellite designed in Spain. Manufactured by Astrium España by agreement signed in 2008 with Hisdesat. It will be equipped with X-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and will provide data from radar earth observation for Spanish military forces (Spanish Ministry of Defense remains also one of major founders of the project). Hisdesat will be main…
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