Rocket Launch Calendar

Whether you plan to travel to see a launch, or just love to follow along with online webcasts, this page will provide you all the information you need to know about upcoming launches from spaceports around the world.

If you notice an error or would like to provide an update to this schedule, please email spacetourismguide@gmail.com.

Which Launches Do You Want to See?

Last updated: June 18, 2018

Upcoming Launches

Note: All times shown are in Eastern Daylight Time.

June 20

🇨🇳Long March 3B: Beidou

  • Payload: Two Navigational Satellites
  • Launch site: Xichang, China
  • Launch scheduled: TBD

June 22

🇳🇿(🇺🇸) Rocket Lab: It’s Business Time

  • Payload: Two CubeSats & 1 Small Satellite
  • Launch site: Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
  • Launch scheduled: 8:30pm

July 29

🇺🇸 Falcon 9: CRS 15

  • Payload: ISS Cargo Resupply
  • Launch site: Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA
  • Launch scheduled: 5:41am
  • Watch the launch: spacex.com/webcast

July 9

🇷🇺 Soyuz: Progress 70P

  • Payload: ISS Cargo Delivery
  • Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
  • Launch scheduled: 5:51pm
  • Watch the launch: online.roscosmos.ru

July 19

🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Telstar 19 VANTAGE

  • Payload: Communications Satellite
  • Launch site: Cape Canaveral, Florida
  • Launch scheduled: 1:50am
  • Watch the launch: spacex.com/webcast

July 20

🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Iridium Next 56-65

  • Payload: Mobile Communications Satellites
  • Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
  • Launch scheduled: 8:12am
  • Watch the launch: spacex.com/webcast

Other Upcoming Launches:

  • TBD June – 
    • 🇨🇳 Long March 2C: PRSS
    • 🇮🇳 GSLV Mk.3: GSAT 29
  • July 25 🇪🇺 Ariane 5: Galileo 23-26
  • July 31 – 🇺🇸 Delta 4-Heavy: Parker Solar Probe
  • TBD July – 
    • 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Telstar 19V
    • 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Iridium Next 56-65
    • 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Telstar 18V
    • 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Telkom 4
  • August 16 – 🇯🇵 H-2B: HTV 7
  • August 21 – 🇪🇺 Vega: Aeolus
  • August 27 – 🇺🇸 Atlas 5: CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test
  • TBD August – 
    • 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Iridium Next 66-75
    • 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Crew Dragon Demo 1
  • TBD 2018 –
    • 🇪🇺(🇮🇳) Ariane 5: GSAT 11 & Azerspace 2/Intelsat 38
    • 🇺🇸 Pegasus XL: ICON

*Notation: Country of launch is shown; the country in parentheses is country of mission origin if this differs from the country of launch.

Launch Archive (from May 1, 2018)

  • June 17, 2018 – 🇷🇺 Soyuz: Glonass M (Navigational Satellite)
  • June 12, 2018 – 🇯🇵 H-2A: IGS Radar 6 (Radar Reconnaissance)
  • June 6, 2018 – 🇷🇺 Soyuz: ISS 55S (ISS Crew)
  • June 5, 2018 – 🇨🇳 Long March 3A: Fengyun 2H (Geostationary Weather)
  • June 4, 2018 – 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: SES 12 (Communications)
  • June 2, 2018 – 🇨🇳 CNSA – Long March 2D: Gaofen 6C (Earth Observation)
  • May 22, 2018 – 🇺🇸 SpaceX – Falcon 9: Iridium Next 51-55 & GRACE Follow-On
  • May 21, 2018 – 🇺🇸 Orbital ATK – Antares: OA-9
  • May 11, 2018 – 🇺🇸 SpaceX – Falcon 9: Bangabandhu-1
  • May 5, 2018 – 🇺🇸 NASA/ULA – Atlas 5: INSIGHT
  • May 3, 2018 – 🇨🇳 CNSA – Long March 3B: Apstar-6C