Here is your one-stop shop for space launches with our August launch schedule 2022. This month sees at least 256 satellites launched, 2 test flights and 1 lunar mission. Read on to find out more!
Last updated: September 27th 2022
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 4th NROL-199 : A Rocket Lab Electron rocket launches for the National Reconnaissance Office. The payload is classified and will launch from the Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand at 06:00 BST.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 4th SBIRS GEO 6 : The U.S. Space Force launch the 6th Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO 6) from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida at 11:29 BST. It will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. Delayed from June 18th and July 31st.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 4th TECIS : The Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Inventory Satellite (AKA Goumang) launches alongside 2 smaller secondary payloads. It will launch aboard a Chinese Long March 4B rocket from Taiyun, China at 14:28 BST.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 10th Starlink 4-26 : The next batch of 52 Starlink satellites launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida at 04:14 BST.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 12th Starlink 3-3 : A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 46 Starlink satellites from the Vandenberg Space Force Base, California at 22:40 BST.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 19th Starlink 4-27 : From Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 53 Starlink satellites at 20:21 BST.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 28th Starlink 4-23 : A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the next batch of 54 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida at 04:41 BST.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 31st Starlink 3-4 : Another 46 Starlink satellites are launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenburg Space Force Base, California at approximately 06:40 BST.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 4th Reusable Test Spacecraft : A classified Chinese spacecraft is launched aboard a Long March 2F rocket from Jiuquan, China at 17:00 BST.
- LAUNCH FAILURE 7th EOS-02 : The first orbital test flight of India’s Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) launches the EOS-02 Earth observation satellite and a student-developed CubeSat from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, India. Delayed from September and December 2019, January and December 2020, April 2021 and May and June 2022.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 5th KPLO : South Korea’s first space exploration mission, the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) launches aboard a SpaceX Falcon9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida at 00:08 BST. Delayed from August 2nd.