Here is your one-stop shop for space launches with our November launch schedule. This month sees at least 19 satellites launched, 4 launches to space stations and 1 test flight. Read on to find out more!
Last updated: October 19th 2023
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 1st USSF 44 : The U.S. Space Force launches 2 payloads aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. Named USSF 44, the mission will launch from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida between 13:41 and 14:11 GMT. It will contain the TETRA 1 microsatellite for the military and 1 classified payload. Delayed from 2020, July and October 2021, early 2022, June and October 28th.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 3rd Hotbird 13G : The Hotbird 13G broadcasting satellite launches for Eutelsat aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It will launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida at 05:22 GMT.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 5th Chinasat 19 : The Chinasat 19 communications satellite is launched from Xichang, China at 11:50 GMT. It will launch aboard a Chinese Long March 3B rocket.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 10th JPSS 2 & LOFTID : 2 satellites launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from the Vandenburg Space Force Base, California at 09:49 GMT. The Joint Polar Satellite System 2 (JPSS 2) is a polar-orbiting weather satellite for NASA and NOAA built by Northrop Grumman. The Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) is a joint project for NASA and ULA. Delayed from September 30th, November 1st and 9th.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 12th Galaxy 31 & 32 : The Maxar-built Galaxy 31 & 32 satellites will launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida at 16:06 GMT. They will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Delayed from November 8th.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 23rd Eutelsat 10B : A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida at 02:57 GMT. It will carry the Eutelsat 10B satellite, built by Thales Alenia Space. Delayed from November 20th and 21st.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 26th EOS-06 : The PSLV-C54 mission launches from the Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, India at 06:26 GMT. It will launch the EOS-06 Earth observation satellite aboard India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), alongside 8 rideshare payloads.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 27th Glonass M : The Russian Glonass M satellite launches aboard a Russian government Soyuz rocket. It will launch from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia at 15:17 GMT.
Launches to Space Stations
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 7th 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 at 10:32 GMT aboard a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket. Delayed from August 15th and October 15th. Scrubbed on November 6th.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 12th Tianzhou 5 : The 4th resupply ship to the Chinese space station will launch from Wenchang, China at 02:03 GMT. Delayed from November 6th.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 26th SpaceX CRS 26 : SpaceX launch a Dragon 2 spacecraft aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida at 19:20 GMT. This will be the spacecraft’s 6th resupply mission and SpaceX’s 26th mission under their Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Delayed from October, November 18th and 21st. Scrubbed on November 22nd.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 29th Shenzhou 15 : Launching aboard a Long March 2F rocket, the Shenzhou 15 spacecraft takes astronauts Fei Junlong, Deng Qingming and Zhang Lu to the Chinese space station. It will launch from Jiuquan, China at 15:08 GMT.
- LAUNCH SUCCESS 16th 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 at 06:47 GMT and will contain 10 CubeSat rideshare payloads. Delayed from February, March, April, May and June. Scrubbed on August 29th and September 3rd. Delayed from (no earlier than) September 23rd, 27th and November 14th. Watch it live.