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Here is your one-stop shop for space launches with our February launch schedule. This month sees 2 satellites launched and 1 cargo delivery to the ISS. Read on to find out more!

Last updated: September 10th 2020

Launches to the ISS

  • 1st: The 16th Cygnus cargo freighter launches on the 15th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station aboard a Northrop Grumman Anatares rocket. Known as mission NG-15, it will launch from Wallops Island, Virginia.

Satellite Launches

  • Undated: ASI launch the LARES 2 satellite from Kourou in French Guiana. It will launch aboard an Arianespace Vega C rocket on its inaugural flight from Kourou, French Guiana. Delayed from mid-2020 due to coronavirus outbreak and December.
  • Undated: The U.S. National Reconnaissance Office launch mission NROL-111, a classified spy satellite. It will launch aboard a U.S. Air Force and Northrop Grumman Minotaur 1 rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia. Delayed from December 2018 and 2019.
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