Confirmed launches

Falcon-9 FT • Dragon SpX-13

The day after launch of Russian Soyuz MS-06, we will see launch of the Dragon cargo spacecraft with supplies for ISS. Mission will start from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, USA; during CRS-13 mission (NASA codename for SpX-13), SpaceX will utilize Falcon-9 FT rocket and maybe will try to perform another landing of the first…
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Rokot • Sentinel-5P

Scheduled launch of next satellite developed and manufactured for ESA Copernicus program by Airbus Defence and Space. This time Sentinel-5P will help in research and analysis of chemical composition of the atmosphere. It will be equipped Tropomi, which is special device for atmosphere monitoring designed by Airbus Defence and Space. Satellite will weigh around 900 kg and…
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Delta II • JPSS-1

JPSS-1 satellite is developed under most recent weather observation and forecasting program. It was developed for U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) by NASA. Satellite is based on bus by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. with following payload: Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS), Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS), Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS)…
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Minotaur-C • SkySat Earth

Six SKYSAT observation satellites will be launched by Orbital Sciences Corp. with MINOTAUR-C rocket from Vandenberg. Each satellite weights 120 kg and has expected orbit life of 6 years. Minotaur-C is solid fuel rocket based on ICBM Minuteman.
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Delta IV • GPS-3 1st

First satellites from third generation of GPS satellites and first in history build by Lockheed Martin. It will be also ultimate GPS-3 satellite launched on atop of Delta IV rocket. Satellite will be lifted to circular orbit with inclination at 55.0° and altitude of 20200 km. Satellites will remain operational for 15 years. Satellite is based on A2100 bus…
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Minotaur-IV • ORS-5

This is mission was contracted under Operationally Responsive Space program, which is developed by U.S. Army. Orbital ATK will deliver to orbit on atop of their Minotaur-IV ORS-5 satellite designed by  The Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Lincoln Laboratory. Weighing 80 - 110 kg satellite will operate from circular 600 km orbit with inclination at 0°; its main…
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Antares 230 • Cygnus OA-8

First in 2017 and second after two years break mission of Cygnus spacecraft with Antares 230 as launch vehicle. Again Cygnus robotic spacecraft will deliver to International Space Station almost 4800 kg of payload including hardware, scientific experiments and food for crew members.
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Atlas V • AEHF-4

AEFH-4 is fourth from series of new communication satellites for Department of Defense. They will be base for new military communication system operating worldwide, highly secured, fast and characterized with high level of capacity. AEFH-4 is built by Lockheed Martin with communication payload designed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman. Lockheed was contracted for series of six satellites with…
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Soyuz-2.1A • Progress MS-07

Another cargo mission with 2450 kg of supplies for International Space Station. Upgraded Progress MS will be launched from Baikonur on atop of Soyuz-2.1A from Baikonur Cosmodrome. It will be second Russian cargo mission in 2017 after Progress MS-05 planned for February with Soyuz-U as launch vehicle.
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Soyuz-FG • Soyuz MS-07

Mission of three members of Expedition 54 to International Space Station. Inside Soyuz MS-07  Commander Sergey Ryazansky of the Roscosmos, Flight Engineer 1 Norishige Kanai of JAXA and Flight Engineer 2 Scott D Tingle (NASA) will travel to ISS after launch with Soyuz-FG, latest version of Soyuz rocket suitable for manned missions performed from Baikonur…
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