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.

Last updated: April 16, 2018

Upcoming Launches

April 18, 2018 – 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: TESS

  • Payload: NASA surveying satellite
  • Launch site: Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA
  • Launch scheduled: TBD
  • Watch it live: spacex.com/webcast

April 18, 2018 – 🇷🇺 Proton: Blagovest No. 12L

  • Payload: Communications Satellite
  • Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
  • Launch scheduled: 18:12:00 EDT
  • Watch it live: online.roscosmos.ru

April 19, 2018 – 🇳🇿 (🇺🇸) Electron: It’s Business Time

  • Payload: Weather & Ship Tracking Satellites
  • Launch site: Launch Complex 1, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
  • Launch scheduled: 20:30:00-00:30:00 EDT

April 21, 2018 – 🇨🇳 Long March 3B: Apstar 6C

  • Payload: Communications Satellite
  • Launch site: Xichang, China
  • Launch scheduled: TBD

April 25 – 🇷🇺 (🇪🇺) Rockot: Sentinel 3B

  • Payload: Observation Satellite
  • Launch site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
  • Launch scheduled: 13:57:00 EDT

Other Upcoming Launches:

  • NET May 4 – 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Bangabandhu 1
  • May 5 – 🇺🇸 Atlas 5: InSight
  • May 19 – 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: Iridium Next 51-55 & GRACE Follow-On
  • May 20 – 🇺🇸 Antares: OA-9
  • May 25 – 🇬🇫 (🇮🇳,🇪🇺) Ariane 5: GSAT 11 & Azerspace 2/Intelsat 38
  • TBD May – 🇺🇸 Falcon 9: SES 12
  • TBD May – 🇨🇳 Long March 4C: Chang’e 4 Relay

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