Confirmed launches

Falcon-9 • Bangabandhu-1

SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket will deliver to orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh. Bangabandhu-1 was built by Thales Alenia Space and will be located at 119.1° East longitude geostationary slot.
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Rokot • Sentinel-3B

Launch of the Sentinel-3B was originally planned for March with Vega rocket. Mission was swapped with Sentinel-2B mission planned utilization of  Rockot launch vehicle probably in the end of the first half of 2017. Sentinel-3B is remote sensing satellite designed by Thales Alenia Space with utilization of Prima Bus. Spacecraft weighs around 1200 kg and is equipped…
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Electron • It’s Business Time

It will be third time when Rocket Lab will launch their rocket from Mahia Peninsula. Rocket equipped with Curie upper stage will place two commercial weather and maritime CubeSats for Spire Global’s  and one small remote sensing satellite for GeoOptics.
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Atlas V 401 • InSIGHT, Mars Cube One

CubeSats are a class of spacecraft based on a standardised small size and modular use of off-the-shelf technologies. The two CubeSats will separate from the Atlas V booster after launch and travel along their own trajectories to the Red Planet. Their first challenges will be to deploy two radio antennas and two solar panels. They…
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Long March 3B • Apstar-6C

A Chinese Long March 3B rocket will deliver to orbit commercial communications satellite to provide video broadcast, VSAT connectivity and cellular backhaul services over the Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asia for APT Satellite.
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Antares 230 • Cygnus OA-9

One from Orbital ATK in-house missions under CRS-1 contract. Antares 230 rocket with two new RD-181 engines and larger Castor 30XL second stage. Rocket will deliver Cygnus robotic cargo spacecraft with supplies for international Space Station. Orbital will utilize during this mission enhanced version of Cygnus able to deliver up to 3200 kg of payload…
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Falcon Heavy • Arabsat-6A

First commercial mission of the Falcon Heavy covers launch of the Arabsat-6A communications satellite operated by Arabsat of Saudi Arabia. Satellite will provide Ku-band and Ka-band communications services for the Middle East and North Africa regions.
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Falcon-9 • SES-12

A SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket will deliver under the payload fairing SES-12 communications satellite. The satellite will cover with its range Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region and provide DTH services along with broadband Internet access.
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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 1.2V • Dragon-2

DRAGON-2 spaceship is going to be launched with FALCON-9 1.2V rocket in mission. Test will be performed from Kennedy Space Center; Dragon will start, ascend and abort in maximum drag point. It is part of DRAGON V2 rescue system providing constant capability of escaping for the crew in all the way to the orbit.
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