The Telstar 18 VANTAGE satellite will provide broadcast, enterprise and government communications services over parts of India, China, Mongolia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Ocean region. [An Arianespace Vega rocket, designated VV12, will launch with the Aeolus satellite for the European Space Agency. [June 4]A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Es’hail 2 communications satellite. and owned by Qatar’s national satellite communications company Es’hail Sat, Es’hail 2 will provide television broadcasts, broadband connectivity and government services to Qatar and neighboring parts of the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.
APT Satellite of Hong Kong has an agreement to use capacity on Telstar 18V, which is also known as Apstar 5C. ADM-Aeolus will be the first ever satellite to deliver wind profiles on a global scale and on a daily basis. Es’hail 2 also carries the first amateur radio payload to fly in geostationary orbit.
The mission will support environmental monitoring and security applications. [A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft, formerly known as the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite. The rocket will fly in the Medium (5,4) configuration with four solid rocket boosters. Arabsat 6A will provide Ku-band and Ka-band communications coverage over the Middle East and North Africa regions, as well as a footprint in South Africa. [March 2]A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 19th Dragon spacecraft mission on its 17th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. [A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite.
Built by Boeing, this geostationary communications spacecraft will serve U. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.
A regularly updated listing of planned orbital missions from spaceports around the globe. The Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite will provide high-throughput Ku-band and Ka-band communications services, supporting broadband applications over South America, the Caribbean, the North Atlantic and Canada. Two commercial Cube Sats for Spire Global’s weather and ship tracking constellation, and one small satellite for Geo Optics’ commercial remote sensing network will be aboard the rocket. [A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Merah Putih communications satellite for Telkom Indonesia.
July 10: Falcon 9/Iridium 56-65 delayed; GSLV Mk.3/GSAT 29 delayed; Adding window for Falcon 9/Merah Putih; Updating timeframe and launch site for Pegasus XL/ICON; Adding Long March 5/Shijian 20; Adding Falcon 9/Space X CRS 17; Adding Soyuz/Progress 72P; Adding Falcon 9/GPS 3-02; Adding Atlas 5/AEHF 5 July 3: Adding date for Long March 2C/PRSS 1; Soyuz/Met Op C delayed; Adding time for Ariane 5/Bepi Colombo June 29: Updating time for Soyuz/Progress 70P; Falcon 9/Telstar 19 VANTAGE delayed; Updating time for Ariane 5/Galileo 23-26; Adding date and time for Falcon 9/Merah Putih; Adding date fr Falcon 9/Telstar 18 VANTAGE; Adding Falcon 9/Es’hail 2; Updating Ariane 5/Horizons 3e & Azerspace 2/Intelsat 38; Adding date for H-2B/HTV-7; Adding Falcon 9/SAOCOM 1A; Ariane 5/Bepi Colombo delayed; Adding Falcon 9/Radarsat Constellation Mission; Vega/PRISMA delayed; Adding Minotaur 1/NROL-111 June 28: Electron/It’s Business Time delayed; Long March 2C/PRSS 1 delayed; Falcon 9/Telstar 19 VANTAGE delayed; Falcon 9/Telstar 18 VANTAGE delayed; Updating Delta 4-Heavy/Parker Solar Probe launch window; H-2B/HTV-7 delayed June 22: Adding time for Long March 2C/Unconfirmed A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Telstar 19 VANTAGE communications satellite for Telesat. [A Rocket Lab Electron rocket will launch on its third flight, which Rocket Lab calls “It’s Business Time,” from a facility on the Mahia Peninsula on New Zealand’s North Island.
The spacecraft, about the size of a small car, will travel directly into the sun’s atmosphere about 4 million miles from our star’s surface. [India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk. 3 (GSLV Mk.3), designated GSLV Mk.3-D2, will launch the GSAT 29 communications satellite carrying Ka-band, Ku-band and optical communications payloads. [A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Telstar 18 VANTAGE communications satellite for Telesat.Built by Space Systems/Loral, the Azerspace 2/Intelsat 38 spacecraft will be the second satellite owned by Azercosmos, the national satellite operator of Azerbaijan, which will use the new platform to support growing demands in the region for direct-to-home television, government and network services. The capsule will remain at the station for about six months, providing an escape pod for the residents. Bepi Colombo will be the third space mission to visit Mercury, and the first led by Europe. Also known as Ibuki 2, the satellite replaces the Ibuki spacecraft launched in 2009 and will measure carbon dioxide, methane, and carbon monoxide concentrations in Earth’s atmosphere, yielding data to help determine how much of the greenhouse gas emissions are attributable to human activity.For Intelsat, the satellite will replace the Intelsat 12 spacecraft offering direct-to-home television and network services over Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Asia. Delayed from May 25 to conduct additional checks on the GSAT 11 spacecraft, which was removed from the mission and replaced with Horizons 3e. The H-2A will also launch the Khalifa Sat Earth-imaging satellite for the United Arab Emirates and several other secondary payloads.[A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station under the auspices of NASA’s commercial crew program.Delayed from December 2016, May 2017, July 2017, August 2017, November 2017, February 2018 and April 2018. 15]Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA243, to launch the Horizons 3e and Azerspace 2/Intelsat 38 communications satellites.