Here is your one-stop shop for space launches with our November launch schedule. This month sees 7 satellites launched, 1 crewed mission, 1 test flight and 2 lunar missions. Read on to find out more!
Last updated: June 7th 2022
- 1st JPSS 2 & LOFTID : 2 satellites launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from the Vandenburg Space Force Base, California. 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.
- 15th SWOT: NASA and CNES launch the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. Watch it live.
- Undated USSF 67 : From the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, the USSF 67 mission launches for the U.S. Space Force. It will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket and contain an unspecified payload. Watch it live.
- Undated GPS 3 SV06 : The 6th 3rd-generation navigation satellite will launch for the Global Positioning System. Built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Space Force, it will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. Watch it live.
- Undated SES 18 & SES 19 : SES launch 2 communications satellites built by Northrop Grumman. They will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Watch it live.
- Undated Polaris Dawn : An all-private mission will take billionaire Jared Isaacman, Scott “Kidd” Poteet and SpaceX employees Sarah Gillis and Anna Menon into space aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft. It will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Watch it live.
- Undated CST-100 Starliner Crew Flight Test : Boeing‘s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft makes its first crewed test flight, launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. It will take NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore, Mike Fincke and Nicole Mann to the International Space Station. Delayed from early 2020, August 2020, mid-2020, early 2021, June 2021 and late 2021.
- Undated Peregrine : Astrobiotic‘s Peregrine robotic lunar lander will launch on the inaugural flight of a United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. It will carry several experiments, instruments and tech demo payloads for customers including NASA. Delayed from mid-2022.