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Launch Timeline

History 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Scheduled 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020      

2015 Scheduled Launches

Date Launcher Launch Site Notes
Satellite (Alternative Names) Orbit Notes
August
30 August Soyuz-2.1a    
Bars-M L2 LEO Russian military optical imaging satellite
31 August Atlas 5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
MUOS 4 GEO military communication satellite
August Long March 3B / YZ-1    
Beidou-3 G1-S   Chinese navigation satellite
August Long March 3B / YZ-1    
Beidou-3 I2-S   Chinese navigation satellite
August - September Proton M / Blok DM3 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
September
2 September Soyuz FG Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Soyuz TMA-18M ISS 44S LEO manned transport vessel to the International Space Station
4 September Soyuz 2-1v / Volga Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia  
Kanopus-ST N1 LEO sun synchronous Russian Earth observation satellite
Baumanets 2 LEO sun synchronous technology microsatellite
Venta 1 LEO sun synchronous maritime AIS tracking nanosatellite
5 September Long March 6 Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre, Shanxi Province, China first flight
CAS 3A / 3B / 3C / 3D / 3E / 3F / 3G / 3H / 3I    
CubeSat    
LilacSat 2    
TT 3    
XW 2 (CAS 2)    
ZDPS 2A / 2B    
    7 other cubesats
11 September Soyuz 2-1b / Fregat CSG Kourou, French Guiana  
Galileo FM5, FM6 MEO 2 navigation satellites
14 September Proton M / DM-03 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Express AM-8 GEO commercial communication satellite
28 September PSLV-XL Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India  
AstroSat   Indian astronomical satellite
LAPAN A2 LEO Indonesian Earth observation nanosatellite
LAPAN ORARI A3 LEO Indonesian Earth observation nanosatellite
30 September Ariane 5ECA CSG Kourou, French Guiana  
Arsat 2 GEO commercial communication satellite
NBN 1A GEO commercial communication satellite
September Soyuz-2.1b / Fregat-M    
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
October
1 October Soyuz U Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Progress M-29M (ISS 61P) LEO unmanned cargo transport to the International Space Station
2 October Atlas 5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
Mexsat 2 (MSV 2, Morelos 3, SkyTerra 2) GEO commercial communication satellite
5 October Proton M / Briz M P3 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Turksat 4B GEO commercial communication satellite
8 October Atlas 5 Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA  
NROL-55    
ARC-1   student built technology cubesat (1U)
Biarri Risk Mitigation Flight    
BisonSat    
Fox-1A   amateur radio cubesat (1U)
LMRSTSat    
PSaT B    
PTecSat    
SNAP-3   technology cubesat (3U)
29 October SPARK (Super-Strypi) Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii, USA first launch
ORS 4 (Operationally Responsive Space 4) LEO  
HiakaSat (HawaiiSat 1) LEO  
Argus-01 (SLU 02) LEO student built cubesat (2U) which will investigate the effects of space radiation on components
EDSN 1 to 8 LEO constellation of 8 cubesats (1.5U) which will investigate satellite swarms
ORS-Squared LEO technology cubesat (6U)
PrintSat LEO technology cubesat (1U)
STU-1 LEO  
30 October Atlas 5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
GPS 2F-11 MEO US navigation satellite
October - December Falcon 9 v1.1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
ABS 2A GEO commercial communication satellite
Satmex 9 (Eutelsat 117 West B) GEO commercial communication satellite
October Long March 3B / G2    
Apstar 9    
October - December Long March 3B/E Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China  
BelarusSat 1 (Belintersat 1)   commercial communication satellite
October - December Long March 3B/E    
Congo Sat 1    
October - December Long March 2D    
DAMPE (Dark Matter Particle Explorer)    
October - December Long March 2D    
GaoFen 4 (GF 4)    
October Proton M / Briz M P3 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Garpun N2 GEO Russian military relay satellite
October - December Falcon Heavy   first flight
GPIM    
October - December Falcon 9 v1.1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
ITASAT 1    
October Falcon 9 v1.1 Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA  
Jason 3 LEO earth observation satellite which will measure ocean surface topography
October - December Falcon 9 v1.1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
JCSat 14 GEO commercial communication satellite
October Long March 2D    
Ji Lin 1   four satellites
October - December Rokot / Briz KM    
Musson 2 (Geo IK-2 N2)    
October - December      
MX-1   lunar lander
October - December PSLV Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India  
Scatsat    
October - December H-2A Tanegashima Space Centre, Japan  
Telstar 12V Vantage GEO commercial communication satellite
October - December Proton M / Blok DM3 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
October - December Soyuz-2.1b / Fregat-M    
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
November
5 November Ariane 5ECA CSG Kourou, French Guiana  
BADR 7 (Arabsat 6B) GEO commercial communication satellite
GSAT 15 GEO commercial communication satellite
17 November Long March 3B/G2 Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China  
Laosat 1    
18 November Zenit-3SLBF / Fregat-SB Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Elektro-L N2   meteorological satellite
21 November Soyuz U Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Progress MS-1 (ISS 62P) LEO unmanned cargo transport to the International Space Station
22 November Proton M / DM-03 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Express AMU-1 GEO commercial communication satellite
25 November Soyuz-2.1a    
Obzor-R N1    
27 November Vega CSG Kourou, French Guiana  
LISA Pathfinder / SPACETECH-07 (SMART-2) L1 scientific satellite which will detect gravitational waves
November H-2A Tanegashima Space Centre, Japan  
Astro-H (NeXT)   X-ray observatory
November Long March 3B / YZ-1    
Beidou-3 I3-S   Chinese navigation satellite
November Proton M / Briz M P3 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Eutelsat 9B / EDRS A GEO commercial communication satellite
November PSLV-XL Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India  
IRNSS 1E   Indian navigation satellite
November Zenit-3SLBF / Fregat-SB    
Lybid 1    
November Falcon 9 v1.2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
Orbcomm 2-8, 2-9, 2-10, 2-11, 2-12, 2-13, 2-14, 2-15, 2-16, 2-17, 2-18 LEO commercial communication satellites
November Rokot / Briz-KM Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia  
Sentinel 3A LEO earth observation satellite
November Falcon 9 v1.2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
SES 9 GEO commercial communication satellite
November Falcon 9 v1.2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, USA  
SpaceX CRS-8 (Dragon C10) LEO unmanned cargo transport to the International Space Station (Dragon CRS-08)
BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) LEO inflatable space station module that will be launched inside the Dragon spacecraft, attached to the ISS and then inflated to provide an additional module on the ISS
November Soyuz-2.1b / Fregat-M    
Tundra 11L    
December
3 December Atlas V Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA  
OA-4 Cygnus CRS-04 (ORB-4) LEO unmanned cargo transport to the International Space Station
9 December Falcon 9 v1.2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, USA  
SpaceX CRS-9 (Dragon C11) LEO unmanned cargo transport to the International Space Station (Dragon CRS-9)
IDA 2 LEO    
15 December Soyuz FG Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Soyuz TMA-19M ISS 45S LEO manned transport vessel to the International Space Station
17 December Soyuz 2-1b / Fregat CSG Kourou, French Guiana  
Galileo FM7, FM8 MEO 2 navigation satellites
25 December Soyuz-2.1a / Volga    
Mikhailo Lomonosov (MVL-300) LEO astronomy satellite
30 December Long March 3B/E Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China  
Chinasat 9A (DFH-4, Sinosat 4, Xinnuo 4, ZX 9A)   commercial communication satellite
December Soyuz-2.1b / Fregat    
Arktika-M    
December Long March 4A Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China  
Feng Yung 4A (FY 4A)   meteorological satellite
December Falcon 9 v1.1    
Formosat 5    
Arkyd 6    
Canyval-X 1/2    
CNUSail 1    
EcAMSat (E. coli AntiMicrobial Satellite) LEO biological cubesat (6U) which will investigate whether microgravity affects the antibiotic resistance of E coli
ISARA (Integrated Solar Array and Reflectarray Antenna) LEO technology cubesat (3U) that will demonstrate high bandwidth communications
KAUSAT 5    
SIGMA (KHUSAT 3)    
STEP 1    
December PSLV Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India  
HHK1    
December Dnepr Dombarovsky, Russia  
Iridium-NEXT F1 LEO commercial communication satellite
Iridium-NEXT F2 LEO commercial communication satellite
December Soyuz-2.1b / Fregat Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Meteor M N2-1 LEO sun synchronous Russian meteorological satellite
AISSat 3 LEO sun synchronous technology nanosatellite used to investigate maritime tracking
Flock 2 LEO sun synchronous constellation of earth imaging cubesats
Flying Laptop LEO sun synchronous  
Ionosfera 1/2 LEO sun synchronous  
Perseus O1/O2 LEO sun synchronous  
Scout LEO sun synchronous  
December Soyuz 2-1b      
Pion-NKS N901    
December Soyuz-2.1b    
Resurs-P N3    
During 2015
??? Long March 11   first flight
     
??? SALVO   first flight
     
??? Soyuz-2.1v / Volga    
14F150 N2    
??? PSLV    
Alsat 2B    
??? Epsilon Uchinoura Space Centre, Sriharikota, Japan  
ASNARO-2 LEO  
??? Long March 2C / CTS-2    
Barcelona Moon Team    
??? Long March 6    
Changguang 1    
??? Long March 3B/G2    
Chinasat 15 (ZX 15)   commercial communication satellite
??? Long March 3B/G2 Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China  
Chinasat M (ZX M)   commercial communication satellite
??? Long March 3A Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China  
Feng Yun 2H (FY 2H)   meteorological satellite
??? Long March 4B    
Feng Yung 3D (FY 3D)    
??? Long March 2D    
GaoFen 3 (GF 3)    
??? Rokot / Briz KM Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia  
Gonets M LEO Russian communications satellite
Gonets M LEO Russian communications satellite
Gonets M LEO Russian communications satellite
MKA LEO  
??? Long March 4B    
HY 2C    
??? Ariane 5 CSG Kourou, French Guiana  
KEO    
??? Falcon 9 v1.1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
Kestrel Eye 1 (SSPS) LEO military imaging technology nanosatellite
SNAPS LEO    
??? Long March 3B/E Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China  
Nicasat 1    
??? Long March 3B/E Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China  
NigComSat 3   commercial communication satellite
??? Dnepr 1    
PAZ (SEOSAR)    
??? Long March 2D    
PRSS 1 (Pakistani Remote Sensing Satellite 1)    
??? Falcon 9 v1.2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, USA  
SAOCOM 1A    
??? Falcon 9 v1.2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida  
SHERPA (eXCITe)    
??? Long March 4B    
SJ 13A    
SJ 13B    
??? Epsilon Uchinoura Space Centre, Sriharikota, Japan  
SPRINT-B, ERG LEO  
??? Long March 2D    
TH 2    
??? Proton M / Blok DM3 P3 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan  
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
Uragan-M / Glonass-M MEO Russian navigation satellite
???      
VeneSat-2    
??? Long March 11    
Yaogan Weixing 28    
??? Long March 3B    
YH 1/G    
??? Long March 4B    
ZY 3-02    

 

Launch Timeline

History 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Scheduled 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020