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The first two modules of the Lunar Gateway will be launched in 2024.

This article documents expected notable spaceflight events during the year 2024.

NASA plans to launch the Artemis 2 mission on the Space Launch System, sending astronauts around the moon on a ten day lunar flyby.

NASA plans to launch the first two components of the Lunar Gateway,[1] a key part of its efforts to return to the Moon and a stepping stone for crewed missions to Mars in the 2030s.[2]

NASA also plans to launch the Europa Clipper, which will study the Jovian moon Europa while in orbit around Jupiter.

China will launch Chang'e 7 to explore the lunar south pole. The mission will include an orbiter, a relay satellite, a lander, a rover, and a mini-flying probe.[3] China is also planning to launch the Chang'e 6 sample-return mission around 2024.[4]

Japan plans to launch the Martian Moons Exploration (MMX) spacecraft to collect and bring back samples from one of the moons of Mars, Phobos.[5]

The first uncrewed flight of Orel, Russia's replacement for the crewed Soyuz spacecraft, is scheduled for 2024.

The first Indian crewed spaceflight, Gaganyaan 3, is planned for 2024.[6]

Orbital launches

Date and time (UTC) Rocket Flight number Launch site LSP
Payload
(⚀ = CubeSat)
Operator Orbit Function Decay (UTC) Outcome
Remarks

January[edit]

January (TBD)[7] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Cape Canaveral SLC-40 United States SpaceX
United States PACE[8] NASA Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
January (TBD)[9] India PSLV India Satish Dhawan India ISRO
India Resourcesat-3A ISRO Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  

February[edit]

February (TBD)[11] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States TRACERS NASA Low Earth (SSO) Magnetospheric research  
Launch for NASA's Small Explorer program. Has a launch readiness date of no later than 27 July 2024.[10]

March[edit]

March (TBD)[12] United States Electron New Zealand Mahia LC-1A United States Rocket Lab
United States LOXSAT1 Eta Space Low Earth (SSO) Propellant depot
Technology demonstration
 
March (TBD)[13][14] Europe Vega-C France Kourou ELV France Arianespace
France CO3D × 4[15] CNES Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
Q1 (TBD)[17][18] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Kennedy LC-39A United States SpaceX
United States IM-3 Intuitive Machines TLI to lunar surface Lunar lander  
United States Khon2 Intuitive Machines Earth–Moon L2 Lunar communications  
United States Lunar Vertex rover NASA TLI to lunar surface Lunar rover  
United States M2 MAPP[19] Lunar Outpost TLI to lunar surface Lunar rover  
United States CADRE × 4 NASA TLI to lunar surface Lunar rovers  
Third Nova-C lunar lander. Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) mission delivering payloads to Reiner Gamma.[16] ESA will provide the MoonLIGHT lunar laser retroreflector payload.
Q1 (TBD)[20] Russia Soyuz-2.1a / Fregat Kazakhstan Baikonur Site 31/6 Russia GK Launch Services
TBA TBA Low Earth (SSO) TBA  
GK Launch Services rideshare mission.
Q1 (TBD)[21][23] Russia Soyuz-2.1b Russia Baikonur or Vostochny[23] Russia Roscosmos
Russia Smotr-1 Gazprom Space Systems Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
First optical satellite of the Smotr Earth observation system.[21][22]
Q1 (TBD)[24] Europe Vega-C[25] France Kourou ELV France Arianespace
Europe Sentinel-2C[26] ESA Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
Third Sentinel-2 satellite.
Q1 (TBD)[27][28][29] TBA TBA TBA
Europe Arctic Weather Satellite PFM ESA Low Earth (SSO) Meteorology
Technology demonstration
 
Proto Flight Model (PFM) for the ESA's Arctic Weather Satellite constellation.
Q1 (TBD)[30] TBA TBA TBA
South Korea SpaceEye-T Satrec Initiative Low Earth Earth observation  

April[edit]

30 April[31][32] United States Falcon Heavy United States Kennedy LC-39A United States SpaceX
United States GOES-U NOAA / NASA Geosynchronous Meteorology  
April (TBD)[33] TBA TBA TBA
TBA SSL 1300 bus satellite[34] TBA Geosynchronous Communications  
United States SunRISE × 6 NASA Geosynchronous Space weather  
SunRISE is a NASA Explorers Program Mission of Opportunity.

May[edit]

May (TBD)[35] United States SLS Block 1 United States Kennedy LC-39B United States NASA
United States Artemis 2 NASA Lunar free-return Crewed lunar flyby  
First crewed test flight of SLS and Orion.
May (TBD)[16] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States TBA NASA Selenocentric Lunar lander  
Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) mission delivering payloads to Schrödinger Basin. The Lunar Surface Electromagnetics Experiment (LuSEE), a flight spare from the FIELDS instrument on the Parker Solar Probe, will fly on this mission.

June[edit]

June (TBD)[36] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States EZIE × 3 NASA / JHUAPL Low Earth (SSO) Space weather / Electrojet research  
Heliophysics Mission of Opportunity for the Explorers Program.
Q2 (TBD)[37][38] Europe Ariane 64 France Kourou ELA-4 France Arianespace
Europe MTG-S1[39] EUMETSAT Geosynchronous Meteorology  
Q2 (TBD)[41][42] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Cape Canaveral or Kennedy United States SpaceX
United States MRV-1 Northrop Grumman / DARPA Geosynchronous Satellite servicing  
United States MEP × 3 Northrop Grumman Geosynchronous Satellite servicing  
The Mission Robotic Vehicle (MRV) will carry DARPA's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Spacecraft (RSGS) Robotic Payload.[40] It will install propulsion jet packs, referred to as Mission Extension Pods (MEP), on satellites that are nearing the end of their operational lifespans.
Q2 (TBD)[43] Europe Vega-C France Kourou ELV France Arianespace
TBA TBA Low Earth (SSO) TBA  
Small Satellites Mission Service (SSMS) #10 rideshare mission.
Q2 (TBD)[44] TBA TBA TBA
Spain Spainsat NG II[45] Hisdesat Geosynchronous Communications  
H1 2024 (TBD)[46] Russia Angara A5 Russia Vostochny Site 1A Russia Roscosmos
Russia Orel Roscosmos Low Earth Flight test  
First uncrewed test flight of Russia's new crewed spacecraft, Orel. First launch of Angara A5 from Vostochny.
H1 2024 (TBD)[47][48] TBA TBA TBA
Israel Beresheet 2 orbiter SpaceIL / ISA Selenocentric Lunar orbiter  
Israel Beresheet 2 lander 1 SpaceIL / ISA Selenocentric Lunar lander  
Israel Beresheet 2 lander 2 SpaceIL / ISA Selenocentric Lunar lander  
Mid 2024 (TBD)[49] Germany RFA One Norway Andøya Germany RFA
Sweden TBA OHB Sweden Low Earth TBA  
Dedicated launch contract for OHB Sweden.
Mid 2024 (TBD)[50] Germany RFA One Norway Andøya Germany RFA
Europe TBA OHB Cosmos Low Earth TBA  
Dedicated launch contract for OHB Cosmos.

July[edit]

July (TBD)[51] Spain Miura 5 France Kourou Spain PLD Space
Spain PLD Space Low Earth Flight test  
First flight of Miura 5.

August[edit]

September[edit]

September (TBD)[52][53] Russia Angara A5P Russia Vostochny Site 1A Russia Roscosmos
Russia Orel Roscosmos Low Earth (ISS) Flight test  
First flight of the Angara A5P, a crew-rated variant of the Angara A5. An uncrewed Orel capsule will be sent to the International Space Station to test docking procedures.
September (TBD)[54] Japan H3-24L Japan Tanegashima LA-Y2 Japan MHI
Japan Martian Moons Exploration (MMX)[55] JAXA Areocentric Mars orbiter and Phobos lander  
September (TBD)[56][57] United States New Glenn United States Cape Canaveral LC-36 United States Blue Origin
United States Axiom Hub Module (AxH1)[58] Axiom Space Low Earth (ISS) ISS assembly / Commercial habitat  
First Axiom module to be launched, nominally on New Glenn (with Falcon Heavy as backup).[56]
September (TBD)[59][60] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Cape Canaveral or Kennedy United States SpaceX
United States Transport Layer Tranche 1 × 21 SDA Low Earth (SSO) Military communications  
First of six launches for the Space Development Agency's Transport Layer Tranche 1.
September (TBD)[61] TBA TBA TBA
France Germany Nyx The Exploration Company Low Earth Technology demonstration  
Demonstration mission of the Nyx reusable spacecraft.
Q3 (TBD)[62] India PSLV India Satish Dhawan India ISRO
India SPADEX ISRO Low Earth Technology demonstration  
Q3 (TBD)[43] Europe Vega-C France Kourou ELV France Arianespace
TBA TBA Low Earth TBA  
SSMS #11 rideshare mission.
Q3 (TBD)[43] Europe Vega-C France Kourou ELV France Arianespace
TBA TBA Low Earth (SSO) TBA  
SSMS #12 rideshare mission.

October[edit]

October (TBD)[63] Europe Ariane 64 France Kourou ELA-4 France Arianespace
Europe Hera ESA Heliocentric Asteroid orbiter  
Europe Juventas[64] ESA Heliocentric Asteroid probe  
Europe Milani[65] ESA Heliocentric Asteroid probe  
October (TBD)[66] United States Falcon Heavy United States Kennedy LC-39A United States SpaceX
United States Europa Clipper NASA Jovicentric Jupiter orbiter  
October (TBD)[67][68] United States Commercial launch vehicle United States TBA United States TBA
United States ESCAPADE Blue Space Sciences Laboratory Areocentric Magnetospheric science  
United States ESCAPADE Gold Space Sciences Laboratory Areocentric Magnetospheric science  
Two Photon spacecraft compose the ESCAPADE mission to study Mars' magnetosphere. Part of NASA's Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx) program, ridesharing aboard a commercial launch vehicle.
October (TBD)[60] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States Transport Layer Tranche 1 × 21 SDA Low Earth (SSO) Military communications  
Second of six launches for the Space Development Agency's Transport Layer Tranche 1.

November[edit]

13 November[69] Russia Soyuz-2.1b / Fregat Russia Vostochny Site 1S Russia Roscosmos
Russia Luna 26 Roscosmos Selenocentric Lunar orbiter  
November (TBD)[70][71] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Cape Canaveral or Vandenberg United States SpaceX
Taiwan FORMOSAT-8A NSPO Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
November (TBD)[73][74] United States Falcon Heavy United States Kennedy LC-39A United States SpaceX
United States Griffin Astrobotic TLI to lunar surface Lunar lander  
United States VIPER NASA TLI to lunar surface Lunar rover  
Griffin Mission 1. Part of the Commercial Lunar Payload Services program. The VIPER rover will be carried aboard Astrobotic's Griffin lander, and will prospect for water ice near the lunar south pole at Nobile Crater.[72]
November (TBD)[75] United States Falcon Heavy United States Kennedy LC-39A United States SpaceX
United States Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) NASA Selenocentric (NRHO) Lunar Gateway component  
United States Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) NASA Selenocentric (NRHO) Lunar Gateway component  
First two Lunar Gateway modules. NASA originally intended to launch them on two separate Falcon Heavies,[1] but later switched to a single Falcon Heavy launch to reduce risk.
November (TBD)[76][77] Europe Vega-C or Ariane 62 France Kourou ELV or ELA-4 France Arianespace
China Europe SMILE CAS / ESA Molniya Earth observation  
November (TBD)[60] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States Transport Layer Tranche 1 × 21 SDA Low Earth (SSO) Military communications  
Third of six launches for the Space Development Agency's Transport Layer Tranche 1.

December[edit]

December (TBD)[79] Europe Ariane 62 France Kourou ELA-4 France Arianespace
Europe Metop-SG A1[80] EUMETSAT Low Earth (SSO) Meteorology  
First of six MetOp-SG launches.[78]
December (TBD)[81] India GSLV Mk II or III India Satish Dhawan SLP India ISRO
India Shukrayaan-1 ISRO Cytherocentric Venus orbiter  
December (TBD)[9][82] India PSLV India Satish Dhawan India ISRO
France India TRISHNA CNES / ISRO Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
Third collaborative satellite mission between France and India.
December (TBD)[83] TBA TBA TBA
United Kingdom SEE-1 Space Entertainment Enterprise Low Earth (ISS) Commercial habitat  
Future inflatable space habitat docked to the Axiom Orbital Segment at the ISS. Advertised as the world's first dedicated studio in space.
December (TBD)[60] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States Transport Layer Tranche 1 × 21 SDA Low Earth (SSO) Military communications  
Fourth of six launches for the Space Development Agency's Transport Layer Tranche 1.
Q4 (TBD)[84][85] Russia Angara A5M Russia Vostochny Site 1A Russia Roscosmos
Russia TBA Roscosmos Low Earth Flight test  
First flight of the Angara A5M.
Q4 (TBD)[87] Russia Soyuz-2.1a / Fregat Russia Vostochny Site 1S Russia Roscosmos
Russia Kanopus-VO №1 Roscosmos Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
First satellite of the Kanopus-VO system, a next-generation successor to Kanopus-V.[86]
Q4 (TBD)[88] United States Terran R United States Cape Canaveral LC-16 United States Relativity Space
United States Mars Lander Impulse Space TMI to Martian surface Mars lander  
Maiden flight of Terran R. Impulse Mars mission.
Q4 (TBD)[89] Europe Vega-C France Kourou ELV France Arianespace
Italy Iride × ? ASI Low Earth Earth observation  
First launch of the Italian Iride satellite constellation.
Q4 (TBD)[90] TBA TBA TBA
Japan ELSA-M Astroscale Low Earth Space debris removal
Technology demonstration
 
Q4 (TBD)[91] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States GeoCarb NASA Geosynchronous Earth observation
CO2 monitoring
 

To be determined[edit]

2024 (TBD)[92][93] Russia Angara A5 / Persei Russia Vostochny Site 1A Russia Roscosmos
Russia Luch-5VM Roscosmos Geosynchronous Communications  
2024 (TBD)[94] Europe Ariane 62 France Kourou ELA-4 France Arianespace
Europe Galileo FOC FM31 ESA Medium Earth Navigation  
Europe Galileo FOC FM32 ESA Medium Earth Navigation  
2024 (TBD)[96] Europe Ariane 6 France Kourou ELA-4 France Arianespace
Europe Galileo G2 1 ESA Medium Earth Navigation  
First Galileo Second Generation (G2) satellite launch.[95]
2024 (TBD)[97] United States Delta IV Heavy D-389 United States Cape Canaveral SLC-37B United States ULA
United States NROL-70 (Orion 12)[98] NRO Geosynchronous Reconnaissance (SIGINT)  
Final Delta IV Heavy launch, and final launch of the Delta rocket family.
2024 (TBD)[99] Japan Epsilon S Japan Uchinoura Japan JAXA
Japan DESTINY+ JAXA Heliocentric Asteroid flyby  
2024 (TBD)[100] Japan Epsilon Japan Uchinoura Japan JAXA
Japan Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-4 JAXA Low Earth Technology demonstration  
2024 (TBD)[102][103] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Cape Canaveral or Kennedy United States SpaceX
United States Blue Ghost M1 NASA / Firefly TLI to lunar surface Lunar lander  
First flight of Firefly's Blue Ghost lunar lander. Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) mission delivering ten payloads to Mare Crisium.[101]
2024 (TBD)[104] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Cape Canaveral SLC-40 United States SpaceX
Japan Hakuto-R Mission 2 ispace TLI to lunar surface Lunar lander and rover  
2024 (TBD)[106] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 TBA SpaceX
Japan ispace Mission 3 ispace TLI to lunar surface Lunar lander  
Spain Germany Harmony × ?[105] Plus Ultra Selenocentric Lunar communications  
First flight of ispace's Series 2 lunar lander.[105]
2024 (TBD)[107][108] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Cape Canaveral or Kennedy United States SpaceX
Luxembourg O3b mPOWER FM29[109] SES S.A. Medium Earth Communications  
Luxembourg O3b mPOWER FM30 SES S.A. Medium Earth Communications  
Luxembourg O3b mPOWER FM31 SES S.A. Medium Earth Communications  
2024 (TBD)[59][110] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Vandenberg SLC-4E United States SpaceX
United States USSF-62 (WSF-M 1) U.S. Space Force Low Earth (SSO) Space weather  
United States BLAZE[111] TBA Low Earth (SSO) TBA  
2024 (TBD)[59] United States Falcon 9 Block 5 United States Cape Canaveral or Kennedy United States SpaceX
United States USSF-124 U.S. Space Force / MDA Low Earth TBA  
2024 (TBD)[112] United States Falcon Heavy United States Kennedy LC-39A United States SpaceX
United States SpaceX GLS-1 SpaceX / NASA Selenocentric (NRHO) Gateway logistics  
First Lunar Gateway resupply mission, using the Dragon XL logistics module.
H2 2024 (TBD)[113] United States Firefly Beta United States Cape Canaveral SLC-20 United States Firefly
TBA Firefly Low Earth Flight test  
Maiden flight of Firefly Beta.
2024 (TBD)[114] China Gravity-2 China TBA United States Orienspace
TBA TBA TBA TBA  
Maiden flight of the Gravity-2 launch vehicle.
2024 (TBD)[115] India GSLV Mk II India Satish Dhawan SLP India ISRO
India Mars Orbiter Mission 2 ISRO Areocentric Mars orbiter  
2024 (TBD)[116] India GSLV Mk II India Satish Dhawan SLP India ISRO
United States India NISAR NASA / ISRO Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
2024 (TBD)[6] India GSLV Mk III India Satish Dhawan SLP India ISRO
India Gaganyaan 3 ISRO Low Earth Crewed spaceflight  
India's first crewed spaceflight.
2024 (TBD)[100] Japan H3-24L Japan Tanegashima LA-Y2 Japan MHI
Japan HTV-X3 JAXA TBA ISS or Gateway logistics  
Under review for possible conversion into a Lunar Gateway supply mission.
2024 (TBD)[100][117] Japan H3 Japan Tanegashima LA-Y2 Japan MHI
Japan QZS-7 (Michibiki-7) CAO Tundra Navigation  
2024 (TBD)[118][119] United States Launcher Light United States TBA United States Launcher
United States TBA Launcher Low Earth Flight test  
Maiden flight of Launcher Light.
2024 (TBD)[120] China Long March 2C China Taiyuan LC-9 China CASC
China HaiYang 1F[121][122] Ministry of Natural Resources Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
2024 (TBD)[123] China Long March 4B China Taiyuan LC-9 China CASC
China Brazil CBERS 5 CASC / INPE Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
2024 (TBD)[123] China Long March 4B China Taiyuan LC-9 China CASC
China Brazil CBERS 6 CASC / INPE Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
2024 (TBD)[120] China Long March 4B China Jiuquan SLS-2 China CASC
China HaiYang 2F[124][125] Ministry of Natural Resources Low Earth Earth observation  
2024 (TBD)[120] China Long March 4B China Jiuquan SLS-2 China CASC
China HaiYang 2L[125] Ministry of Natural Resources Low Earth Earth observation  
Ocean Wind and Wave Observation Satellite.
2024 (TBD)[4] China Long March 5 China Wenchang LC-1 China CASC
China Chang'e 6 CNSA Selenocentric Lunar lander  
2024 (TBD)[3] China Long March 5 China Wenchang LC-1 China CASC
China Chang'e 7 orbiter CNSA Selenocentric Lunar orbiter  
China Chang'e 7 relay satellite CNSA Selenocentric Communications  
China Chang'e 7 lander CNSA Selenocentric to lunar surface Lunar lander  
2024 (TBD)[126] China Long March TBA China TBA China CASC
China Fengyun 4 MW CMA Geosynchronous Meteorology  
Fengyun 4 Microwave prototype satellite.
2024 (TBD)[120] China Long March TBA China TBA China CASC
China HaiYang 3C[127] Ministry of Natural Resources Geosynchronous Earth observation  
H2 2024 (TBD)[128][129] China Nebula-1 China TBA China Deep Blue Aerospace
China TBA TBA Low Earth TBA  
First flight of Nebula-1.
2024 (TBD)[130] United States Neutron United States MARS LP-0 United States Rocket Lab
United States Rocket Lab Low Earth Flight test  
Maiden flight of Neutron.
2024 (TBD)[131] South Korea Nuri (KSLV-II) South Korea Naro LC-2 South Korea KARI
South Korea NEXTSat-3 KAIST Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration  
Fourth planned launch of Nuri.
2024 (TBD)[132][133] Russia Proton-M / DM-03 Kazakhstan Baikonur Russia Roscosmos
Russia Elektro-L №5[134] Roscosmos Geosynchronous Meteorology  
2024 (TBD)[21] Russia Proton-M / Briz-M[135] Kazakhstan Baikonur Russia Roscosmos
Russia Yamal-501 Gazprom Space Systems Geosynchronous Communications  
2024 (TBD)[136] Russia Rokot-M / Briz-KM[137] Russia Plesetsk Site 133/3 Russia Khrunichev
Russia TBA TBA Low Earth Flight test  
First flight of Rokot-M, a Rokot variant built in Russia without Ukrainian cooperation.
2024 (TBD)[138][139] Russia Soyuz-2.1b / Fregat Russia Vostochny Site 1S Russia Roscosmos
Russia Ionosfera 3 RAS Low Earth (SSO) Ionospheric research  
Russia Ionosfera 4 RAS Low Earth (SSO) Ionospheric research  
2024 (TBD)[132] Russia Soyuz-2.1b / Fregat Russia Vostochny Site 1S Russia Roscosmos
Russia Meteor-M №2-5[140] Roscosmos Low Earth (SSO) Meteorology  
2024 (TBD)[141] Russia Soyuz-2.1b Russia Vostochny Site 1S Russia Roscosmos
Russia Resurs-PM №2[142] Roscosmos Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
2024 (TBD)[143] Germany Spectrum France Kourou Diamant Germany Isar Aerospace
TBA TBA Low Earth (SSO) TBA  
First Spectrum launch from the Guiana Space Centre.
2024 (TBD)[144] Germany Spectrum or United States Falcon 9 Block 5 Norway Andøya or United States Cape Canaveral Germany Isar Aerospace or United States SpaceX
Norway TBA × 3 KSAT Low Earth (SSO) Maritime surveillance  
2024 (TBD)[145][146] United States Starship United States TBA United States SpaceX
Japan Superbird-9 SKY Perfect JSAT Geosynchronous Communications  
2024 (TBD)[147] Europe Vega-C France Kourou ELV France Arianespace
Italy CSG-3 ASI Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
Third COSMO-SkyMed 2nd Generation satellite.
2024 (TBD)[148] Europe Vega-C[149] France Kourou ELV France Arianespace
Europe Sentinel-3C[150] ESA Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
Third Sentinel-3 satellite.
2024 (TBD)[152] Singapore Volans Singapore Sea launch platform Singapore Equatorial Space
Singapore Equatorial Space Low Earth Flight test  
Maiden flight of Volans, and the first orbital flight of a launch vehicle developed in Singapore.[151]
2024 (TBD)[59] United States Vulcan Centaur United States Cape Canaveral SLC-41 United States ULA
United States GPS III-07 Sally Ride U.S. Space Force Medium Earth Navigation  
Named after American astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman in space.
2024 (TBD)[59] United States Vulcan Centaur United States Cape Canaveral SLC-41 United States ULA
United States USSF-16 U.S. Space Force TBA TBA  
2024 (TBD)[59] United States Vulcan Centaur United States Cape Canaveral SLC-41 United States ULA
United States USSF-23 U.S. Space Force TBA TBA  
2024 (TBD)[59] United States Vulcan Centaur United States Cape Canaveral SLC-41 United States ULA
United States USSF-43 U.S. Space Force TBA TBA  
2024 (TBD)[59][153] United States Vulcan Centaur United States Cape Canaveral SLC-41 United States ULA
United States WGS-11+ U.S. Space Force Geosynchronous Communications  
2024 (TBD)[154] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States Ardoride Momentus Space Selenocentric (LLO) Space tug  
Canada Canadensys LEAP payload[155][156] Canadensys Selenocentric (LLO) Technology demonstration  
Singapore Zeus-MS × 2[154] Qosmosys Selenocentric (LLO) Technology demonstration  
First Momentus Ardoride lunar rideshare mission.
2024 (TBD)[157][158] TBA TBA TBA
Argentina ARSAT SG-1 ARSAT Geosynchronous Communications  
2024 (TBD)[159] TBA TBA TBA
Luxembourg Astra 1P SES S.A. Geosynchronous Communications  
Luxembourg Astra 1Q SES S.A. Geosynchronous Communications  
2024 (TBD)[160] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States EWS prototype U.S. Space Force Low Earth (SSO) Meteorology
Technology demonstration
 
EO/IR Weather System (EWS) prototype, built by General Atomics for the U.S. Space Force.
2024 (TBD)[161][59] United States TBA United States Cape Canaveral United States TBA
United States GPS III-08 Katherine Johnson U.S. Space Force Medium Earth Navigation  
Named after NASA mathematician and human computer Katherine Johnson.
2024 (TBD)[162] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States PTS prototype payloads Boeing / Northrop Grumman Geosynchronous Technology demonstration  
On-orbit demonstration mission for the U.S. Space Force's Protected Tactical Satcom (PTS) program.
2024 (TBD)[164] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States TSIS-2 NASA / LASP Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-2. Hosted on a General Atomics Orbital Test Bed (OTB) satellite platform.[163]
2024 (TBD)[165][166] United States TBA United States TBA United States TBA
United States WSF-E U.S. Space Force Low Earth (SSO) Meteorology  
2024 (TBD)[168] TBA TBA TBA
Israel EROS-C3 ImageSat Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation  
Third and final satellite for the EROS-NG constellation.[167]
H2 2024 (TBD)[169] TBA TBA TBA
Europe Eutelsat 36D Eutelsat Geosynchronous Communications  
Replacement for Eutelsat 36B.
2024 (TBD)[170] TBA TBA TBA
Indonesia HTS 113BT Telkomsat Geosynchronous Communications  
Replacement for Nusantara-2 (Palapa-N1), which was lost in a launch failure in April 2020.
2024 (TBD)[172][173] TBA TBA TBA
United Kingdom Europe Lunar Pathfinder SSTL / ESA Selenocentric (ELFO) Communications  
Will be launched to an Elliptical Lunar Frozen Orbit (ELFO).[171]
2024 (TBD)[174] TBA TBA TBA
Luxembourg SES-26 SES S.A. Geosynchronous Communications  
Replacement for NSS-12.
2024 (TBD)[175] TBA TBA TBA
United States SXM-9 Sirius XM Geosynchronous Communications  
2024 (TBD)[176] TBA TBA TBA
United States Varda 3 Photon Varda Space Industries Low Earth Space manufacturing  
Rideshare on a to-be-announced launch vehicle.
2024 (TBD)[178] TBA TBA TBA
Hungary TBA CarpathiaSat Geosynchronous Communications  
First Hungarian geosynchronous communications satellite.[177]

Suborbital flights

Date and time (UTC) Rocket Flight number Launch site LSP
Payload
(⚀ = CubeSat)
Operator Orbit Function Decay (UTC) Outcome
Remarks
January (TBD)[180] Brazil VSB-30 Sweden Esrange Germany MORABA
Germany MAIUS-3 ZARM Suborbital Matter wave interferometry  
Third payload launch for the QUANTUS IV - MAIUS project.[179]
5 February[181] Canada Black Brant IX United States Poker Flat Research Range United States NASA
United States GIRAFF Goddard Space Flight Center Suborbital Auroral electrodynamics  
First of two launches for the Ground Imaging to Rocket investigation of Auroral Fast Features (GIRAFF) mission.
5 February[181] Canada Black Brant IX United States Poker Flat Research Range United States NASA
United States GIRAFF Goddard Space Flight Center Suborbital Auroral electrodynamics  
Second of two launches for the GIRAFF mission.
6 February[181] Canada Black Brant IX United States Poker Flat Research Range United States NASA
United States OGRE Penn State University Suborbital X-ray astronomy  
Off-Plane Grating Rocket Experiment (OGRE).
February (TBD)[180] United States Improved Malemute/Improved Orion MIRIAM-2 Sweden Esrange Germany DLR
Germany MIRIAM-2 Mars Society Germany / UniBw München Suborbital Ballute testing  
February (TBD)[180] Brazil VSB-30 Sweden Esrange Germany MORABA
Germany Europe TEXUS-60 DLR / ESA Suborbital Microgravity research  
19 March[181][182] Canada Black Brant IX United States Poker Flat Research Range United States NASA
United States SNIFS CU Boulder Suborbital Integral field spectroscopy  
Solar eruptioN Integral Field Spectrograph (SNIFS).
29 March[181][182] Canada Black Brant IX United States Poker Flat Research Range United States NASA
United States FOXSI-4 UMN Suborbital Solar X-ray astronomy  
Fourth flight of the FOXSI Sounding Rocket payload.
29 March[181] Canada Black Brant IX United States Poker Flat Research Range United States NASA
United States Hi-C Flare Marshall Space Flight Center Suborbital Solar physics  
Fourth flight of the High Resolution Coronal Imager (Hi-C).
March (TBD)[180] United States Improved Orion Sweden Esrange Germany DLR / Sweden SNSA
Germany Sweden REXUS-31 DLR / SNSA Suborbital Education  
March (TBD)[180] United States Improved Orion Sweden Esrange Germany DLR / Sweden SNSA
Germany Sweden REXUS-32 DLR / SNSA Suborbital Education  
May (TBD)[180] TBA Sweden Esrange TBA
ASTREOS 1 TBA Suborbital TBA  
24 June[181] United States Terrier-Improved Malemute Marshall Islands Reagan Test Site United States NASA
United States SEED ERAU Suborbital Sporadic E observations  
Sporadic E Electrodynamics (SEED). First of two launches.[182]
24 June[181] United States Terrier-Improved Malemute Marshall Islands Reagan Test Site United States NASA
United States SEED ERAU Suborbital Sporadic E observations  
Sporadic E Electrodynamics (SEED). Second of two launches.[182]
1 October[181] Canada Black Brant IX United States Wallops Flight Facility United States NASA
United States MAV-FT 1 NASA / JPL Suborbital Flight test  
First of multiple Mars Ascent Vehicle Flight Tests (MAV-FT).
October (TBD)[180] Germany STERN 3 Sweden Esrange Germany DLR
Germany STERN Suborbital Technology demonstration  
October (TBD)[180] Brazil VSB-30 Sweden Esrange Germany MORABA
Germany MAPHEUS-15 DLR Suborbital Microgravity research  
1 November[181][182] Canada Black Brant XII-A Norway Andøya United States NASA
United States RENU 3 University of New Hampshire Suborbital Magnetospheric research  
Rocket Experiment for Neutral Upwelling (RENU) 3.
November (TBD)[180] United States Improved Malemute Sweden Esrange TBA
ORIGIN TBA Suborbital TBA  
First flight of the ORIGIN launch campaign.
November (TBD)[180] United States Improved Malemute Sweden Esrange TBA
ORIGIN TBA Suborbital TBA  
Second flight of the ORIGIN launch campaign.
November (TBD)[180] Brazil VSB-30 Sweden Esrange Germany MORABA
Germany Europe TEXUS-61 DLR / ESA Suborbital Microgravity research  
November (TBD)[180] Brazil VSB-30 Sweden Esrange Germany MORABA
Germany Europe TEXUS-62 DLR / ESA Suborbital Microgravity research  
2024 (TBD)[184] Brazil VSB-30 Australia Koonibba Test Range Australia Southern Launch
Germany ReFEx DLR Suborbital Technology demonstration  
Apogee: ~130 km (81 mi).[183]
2024 (TBD)[185][186] China TBA China TBA China CAS Space
TBA TBA Suborbital Test flight  
Test flight of a reusable suborbital tourism rocket.

Deep-space rendezvous

Date (UTC) Spacecraft Event Remarks
3 February Juno 58th perijove On the day of this perijove, Juno will fly by Io. Orbital period around Jupiter reduced to 33 days.[187][188]
5 September BepiColombo Fifth gravity assist at Mercury
6 November Parker Solar Probe Seventh gravity assist at Venus
2 December BepiColombo Third gravity assist at Mercury
13 December Lucy Second gravity assist at Earth Target altitude 350 km
24 December Parker Solar Probe 22nd perihelion, closest approach to the Sun

Extravehicular activities (EVAs)

Start Date/Time Duration End Time Spacecraft Crew Remarks

Orbital launch statistics

By country[edit]

For the purposes of this section, the yearly tally of orbital launches by country assigns each flight to the country of origin of the rocket, not to the launch services provider or the spaceport. For example, Soyuz launches by Arianespace in Kourou are counted under Russia because Soyuz-2 is a Russian rocket.

Country Launches Successes Failures Partial
failures
Remarks

By rocket[edit]

By family[edit]

Family Country Launches Successes Failures Partial failures Remarks

By type[edit]

Rocket Country Family Launches Successes Failures Partial failures Remarks

By configuration[edit]

Rocket Country Type Launches Successes Failures Partial failures Remarks

By spaceport[edit]

Site Country Launches Successes Failures Partial failures Remarks

By orbit[edit]

Orbital regime Launches Achieved Not achieved Accidentally
achieved
Remarks
Transatmospheric 0 0 0 0
Low Earth 0 0 0 0
Geosynchronous / transfer 0 0 0 0
Medium Earth 0 0 0 0
High Earth 0 0 0 0
Heliocentric orbit 0 0 0 0 Including planetary transfer orbits

Expected Maiden Flights

Notes

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