Here is your one-stop shop for space launches with our February launch schedule. This month sees at least 128 satellites launched and 2 cargo deliveries to space stations. Read on to find out more!
Last updated: March 18th 2021
- LAUNCH FAILURE 1st Multi-payload : Chinese company i-Space launch a Hyperbola 1 rocket containing multiple unidentified payloads. It will launch from Jiuquan, China at 08:15 GMT.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 2nd Lotos-S1 : The Lotos-S1 intelligence spy satellite is launched by a Russian government Soyuz rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia at 20:45 GMT.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 4th Starlink V1.0-L18 : Approximately 60 satellites are launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket as part of their Starlink broadband network. Known as Starlink V1.0-L18, the 19th Starlink mission will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 06:19 GMT.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 4th TJS 6 : China launch the TJS 6 satellite for the military aboard a Long March 3B rocket. It will launch from Xichang, China at 16:25 GMT.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 16th Starlink V1.0-L19 : SpaceX launch approximately 60 satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 03:59 GMT. The 20th Starlink mission building the Starlink broadband network, the mission is known as Starlink V1.0-L19. Delayed from February 14th.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 24th Yaogen 31 : China launch 3 Yaogan 31 military reconnaissance satellites aboard a Long March 4C rocket from Jiuquan, China at approximately 02:15 GMT.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 28th Amazônia 1 : India launch the Brazilian Earth observation satellite Amazônia 1 from the Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, India at 04:53 GMT. It will also include payloads from private Indian companies.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 28th Arktika-M 1 : The Arktika-M 1 satellite is launched aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket for the Russian government. It will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
Launches to Space Stations
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 15th Progress 77P : The 77th Progress cargo delivery ship will launch to the International Space Station aboard a Russian government Soyuz rocket. It will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 04:45 GMT. Delayed from December 11th.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 20th NG-15 : The 16th Cygnus cargo freighter launches on the 15th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station aboard a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket. Known as mission NG-15, it will launch from Wallops Island, Virginia at 17:36 GMT. Delayed from February 1st. Watch it live from 17:00 GMT.