Rocket Launches in the United States

An up-to-date list of all 212 scheduled rocket launches in the United States, and a map of active launch sites.

Rocket Launch Sites in the United States

Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

Cape Canaveral Space Force Station launch site

Historic U.S. military rocket launch site, pivotal in space exploration and national security.

πŸ“ FL, United States
πŸš€ 961 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center launch site

NASA's primary launch site for human spaceflight, housing iconic facilities and a rich space history.

πŸ“ FL, United States
πŸš€ 238 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Starbase

Starbase launch site

SpaceX's facility in Texas for developing and launching Starship rockets.

πŸ“ TX, United States
πŸš€ 12 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Corn Ranch

Corn Ranch launch site

Spaceport in Texas, USA, operated by Blue Origin for New Shepard rocket launches and tests.

πŸ“ TX, United States
πŸš€ 25 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Vandenberg SFB

Vandenberg SFB launch site

U.S. Space Force facility in California for spacecraft launches and missile testing.

πŸ“ CA, United States
πŸš€ 778 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Mojave Air and Space Port

Mojave Air and Space Port launch site

A leading air launch facility for private spaceflight and aerospace research in Mojave, California.

πŸ“ CA, United States
πŸš€ 58 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Wallops Island

Wallops Island launch site

NASA rocket launch site for science and exploration missions, established in 1945 in Virginia.

πŸ“ VA, United States
πŸš€ 84 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Pacific Spaceport Complex - Alaska

Pacific Spaceport Complex - Alaska launch site

Commercial and military spaceport in Alaska, supporting orbital and sub-orbital launches since 1998.

πŸ“ AL, United States
πŸš€ 9 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Spaceport America

Spaceport America launch site

Purpose-built commercial spaceport in New Mexico, supporting vertical and horizontal launches.

πŸ“ NM, United States
πŸš€ 17 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Upcoming the United States Launches

Success

24 May, 2:45am

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Last Update: Launch success.

27 May, 11:30am

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Last Update: Targeting NET May 27 UTC per NOTAM A1815/24 and F1861/24.

28 May, 10:20pm

EarthCARE (Earth Cloud Aerosol and Radiation Explorer) is a joint mission of ESA and JAXA. The main goal of the mission is the observation and characterization of clouds and aerosols as well as measuring the reflected solar radiation and the infrared radiation emitted from Earth's surface and atmosphere.

Updated: May 24, 3:30pm UTC

This is the second launch of RS1 launch vehicle developed and built by ABL Space Systems. Payload onboard is TBD.

Last Update: Launch delayed by pad testing problems.

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Updated: May 24, 3:30pm UTC

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Updated: May 24, 3:30pm UTC

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Last Update: Reverting back to April TBD with relevant marine navigation warnings and NOTAMs cancelled.

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Updated: May 24, 3:30pm UTC

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Updated: May 24, 3:30pm UTC

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Updated: May 24, 3:30pm UTC

🎯 Low Earth Orbit
πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ 2 Astronauts

This is the first crewed test flight of Starliner spacecraft. It will carry NASA astronauts Barry Wilmore and Suni Williams to the International Space Station.

Last Update: NET June 1.

Fourth test flight of the two-stage Starship launch vehicle.

Last Update: NET 5th June

Seventh commercial Virgin Galactic mission.

Last Update: NET June 8.

ASTRA 1P, a classic wide-beam satellite, will support SES’s prime TV neighbourhood and enable content owners, private and public broadcasters across Germany, France and Spain to continue broadcasting satellite TV channels in the highest-picture quality in the most cost-efficient manner. It will be based on the full electric and powerful Spacebus NEO platform developed by Thales Alenia Space and already flight proven in orbit.

Last Update: NET June 10

25 Jun, 9:16pm

🎯 Geostationary Transfer Orbit

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S Series (GOES-S) is the second of the next generation of geostationary weather satellites. The four satellites of the series will provide advanced imaging with increased spatial resolution and faster coverage for more accurate forecasts, real-time mapping of lightning activity, and improved monitoring of solar activity.

Last Update: Updated launch window.

Fourth flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher, carrying its first payload for NASA.

Last Update: NET June.

Four Astranis MicroGEO communications satellite inserted in a custom geostationary orbit, from where they conduct on-orbit maneuvers to reach their individual slots.

Last Update: NET mid-2024.

🎯 Low Earth Orbit
πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€ 4 Astronauts

First mission of the privately funded Polaris program. The goal of this mission, lasting up to five days in orbit, is to fly higher than previous Dragon missions, perform the first-ever commercial EVA with SpaceX-designed spacesuits, orbit through portions of the Van Allen radiation belt, conduct medical research, and test laser-based Starlink communications in space.

Last Update: NET 2nd half of June.

TBD

Jun 2024

GSAT-20 is an Indian geostationary Ka-band high-throughput communications satellite. GSAT 20 is reportedly built on the I-6K unified modular bus and features a Ka-band high-throughput communications payload with 70 Gbps throughput utilizing multiple spot beams providing broadband services across the Indian region. It will be the first fully Electric Propulsion/EP enabled satellite which can be five to six times more efficient than chemical-based propulsion. It will be the first ISRO made satellite to move from Geostationary transfer orbit to Geosynchronous orbit using Electric Propulsion.

Last Update: Payload moved to Falcon 9, targeting Q2 2024 for launch

Nusantara Lima is an Indonesian geostationary communications satellite with a capacity of more than 160 Gbps.

Last Update: NET mid-2024.

TBD

Jun 2024

Classified payload for the US Space Force.

Last Update: Will launch after Starliner CFT NET April.

Project Kuiper is a mega constellation of satellites in Low Earth Orbit that will offer broadband internet access, this constellation will be managed by Kuiper Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon. This constellation is planned to be composed of 3,276 satellites. The satellites are projected to be placed in 98 orbital planes in three orbital layers, one at 590 km, 610 km and 630 km altitude.

Updated: May 24, 1:30pm UTC

Project Kuiper is a mega constellation of satellites in Low Earth Orbit that will offer broadband internet access, this constellation will be managed by Kuiper Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon. This constellation is planned to be composed of 3,276 satellites. The satellites are projected to be placed in 98 orbital planes in three orbital layers, one at 590 km, 610 km and 630 km altitude.

Updated: May 24, 1:30pm UTC

Project Kuiper is a mega constellation of satellites in Low Earth Orbit that will offer broadband internet access, this constellation will be managed by Kuiper Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon. This constellation is planned to be composed of 3,276 satellites. The satellites are projected to be placed in 98 orbital planes in three orbital layers, one at 590 km, 610 km and 630 km altitude.

Updated: May 20, 5:01am UTC

Project Kuiper is a mega constellation of satellites in Low Earth Orbit that will offer broadband internet access, this constellation will be managed by Kuiper Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon. This constellation is planned to be composed of 3,276 satellites. The satellites are projected to be placed in 98 orbital planes in three orbital layers, one at 590 km, 610 km and 630 km altitude.

Updated: Jan 3, 8:05pm UTC