Love space and watching the exhilarating launches , then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up a list of all the upcoming space mission launches from all over the world, just remember that these lists are informational only. If there are no hiccups on launch day, then they will proceed on time or else they are subjected to change.
Jan. 28: The Japanese H-2A rocket will launch an Information Gathering Satellite, a radar reconnaissance satellite. The satellite is built for Japan’s government in a mission blasting off from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center at 8 p.m. EST (0100 Jan. 29 GMT).
Jan. 29: NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite, an Earth-observation mission, will launch into orbit atop a United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:20 a.m. EST (1420 GMT). The SMAP satellite is designed to measure Earth’s soil and moisture cycle from space.
Jan. 31: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, for the U.S Air Force, NOAA and NASA in a mission blasting off from SpaceX’s pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Liftoff is set for 6:30 p.m. EST (2330 GMT). the DSCOVR satellite is designed to track Earth’s climate and space weather conditions.
Feb. 1: An International Launch Services Proton rocket is due to launch the Inmarsat 5 F2 communications satellite for the London-based satellite communications company Inmarsat in a mission blasting off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Liftoff set for 7:31 a.m. EST (1231 GMT).
Feb. 1: A Russian Soyuz 2 rocket will launch the Kanopus ST Earth observation satellite from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russian.
Feb. 11: A European-built Vega rocket will launch with the European Space Agency’s prototype space plane, the Intermediate Experimental Vehicle (IXV) on its first suborbital test flight in a mission staged from the Guiana Space Center on Kourou, French Guiana. Liftoff set for between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. EST (1300 and 1500 GMT).
Feb. 17: A Russian Soyuz rocket will launch the Progress 58 cargo mission to the International Space Station in an unmanned mission launching from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Liftoff set for 6 a.m. EST (1100 GMT).
Feb. 17: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is slated to launch two communications satellites (Eutelsat 115 West B and ABS 3A) from SpaceX’s pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in a mission for satellite communication providers Eutelsat and Asia Broadcast Satellite of Bermuda and Hong Kong.