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Here is your one-stop shop for space launches with our August launch schedule 2022. This month sees 1 launch to a space station, 1 test flight and 8 satellites launched. Read on to find out more!

Last updated: June 20th 2022

Launches to Space Stations

  • 15th NG-18 : The 19th Cygnus cargo freighter makes its way to the International Space Station on the 18th operational cargo delivery flight. It will launch from Wallops Island, Virginia aboard a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket.

Test Flights

  • Undated Artemis 1 : An uncrewed Orion spacecraft launches aboard NASA‘s Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket on its first test flight. It launches from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida and will contain 10 CubeSat rideshare payloads. Delayed from February, March, April, May and June.

Satellite Launches

  • Undated TROPICS 5 & 6 : NASA‘s Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS) mission launches the third pair of small CubeSats aboard a small satellite launch vehicle from Astra. They will launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. Delayed from April and July.
  • Undated O3b mPOWER 1, 2, 3 : SES launch the first 3 O3b mPOWER broadband satellites aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Built by Boeing, they launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. Delayed from May and June. Watch it live.
  • Undated NROL-91 : The National Reconnaissance Office launch a classified payload aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.
  • Undated SES 20 & SES 21 : 2 communications satellites are launched for SES from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. They will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket.