Here is your one-stop shop for space launches with our September launch schedule. This month sees 2 launches to space stations, 1 spacecraft launched and 23 satellites launched. Read on to find out more!
Last updated: June 1st 2022
Launches to Space Stations
- 1st Crew 5 : The Crew Dragon spacecraft launches on its 8th crewed flight aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It will take NASA astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata and Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Watch it live.
- 21st ISS 68S : Russian cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitry Petelin and NASA astronaut Frank Rubio will launch to the International Space Station aboard a Russian government Soyuz rocket. It will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
- 1st Psyche : NASA launch the Psyche spacecraft to explore the asteroid Psyche. It launches aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Delayed from August 1st. Watch it live.
- (No earlier than) 24th SDA Tranche 0 : 14 Tranche 0 demonstration satellites launch for the U.S. military’s Space Development Agency from the Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. They will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Watch it live.
- 30th JPSS 2 & LOFTID : Built by Northrop Grumman, the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS 2) will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base, California for NASA and NOAA. The launch will also carry the Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) form NASA and ULA.
- Undated WorldView Legion 1 & 2 : SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket containing the first two WorldView Legion Earth observation satellites for Maxar Technologies. It will launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. Delayed from January and September 2021, March, May, June and July 2022. Watch it live.
- Undated ViaSat 3 Americas : The ViaSat 3 Americas broadband communications satellite launches alongside the small Arcturus satellite from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. They will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. Watch it live.
- Undated 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. It will contain the TETRA 1 microsatellite for the military and 1 classified payload. Delayed from 2020, July and October 2021, early 2022 and June. Watch it live.