Satellite Launch Schedule 2015



Dates and times are given in Greenwich Mean Time.

- "NET" stands for "No Earlier Than"
- "TBD" means "To Be Determined"
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March 25Delta 4 GPS 2F-9
Launch window: 1836-1854 GMT (2:36-2:54 p.m. EDT)
Launch site:
SLC-37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the U.S. Air Force’s ninth Block 2F navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System. The rocket will fly in the Medium+ (4,2) configuration with two solid rocket boosters. [Feb. 15]
March 25Dnepr Kompsat 3A
Launch time: 2208:46 GMT (6:08:46 p.m. EDT)
Launch site:
Dombarovsky, Russia
An ISC Kosmotras Dnepr rocket will launch the Kompsat 3A high-resolution Earth observation satellite for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute. Delayed from Jan. 22 and March 12. [March 19]
March 25/26H-2A IGS Optical 5
Launch window: 0121-0134 GMT on 26th (9:21-9:34 p.m. EDT on 25th)
Launch site:
Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
A Japanese H-2A rocket will launch an Information Gathering Satellite with an optical reconnaissance payload for the Japanese government. [March 24]
March 27Soyuz ISS 42S
Launch time: 1942 GMT (3:42 p.m. EDT)
Launch site:
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the manned Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station with members of the next Expedition crew. The capsule will remain at the station for about six months, providing an escape pod for the crew. Moved forward from March 28. [Jan. 29]
March 27Soyuz Galileo FOC-2
Launch window: 2146:18 GMT (5:46:18 p.m. EDT)
Launch site:
ELS, Sinnamary, French Guiana
An Arianespace Soyuz rocket, designated VS11, will launch on a mission from the Guiana Space Center in South America. The Soyuz will carry two Galileo full operational capability satellites for Europe’s Galileo navigation constellation. The Soyuz 2-1b (Soyuz ST-B) rocket will use a Fregat-MT upper stage. Arianespace will oversee the launch. Delayed from November, December and March 26. [March 9]
March 28PSLV IRNSS 1D
Launch time: 1149 GMT (7:49 a.m. EDT)
Launch site:
Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, India
India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), flying on the PSLV-C27 mission, will launch the IRNSS 1D navigation satellite. The payload is the fourth spacecraft in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, which aims to improve positioning services over India and neighboring regions. Delayed from December, January and March 9. [March 19]
TBDSoyuz 2-1v Kanopus ST
Launch time: TBD
Launch site:
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
A Russian government Soyuz 2-1v rocket with a Volga upper stage will launch with Kanopus ST Earth observation satellite. Delayed from Feb. 1. [Jan. 29]
April 10Falcon 9 SpaceX CRS 6
Launch window: 2142 GMT (5:42 p.m. EDT)
Launch site:
SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the eighth Dragon spacecraft on the sixth operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Delayed from Dec. 5, Feb. 4 and April 8. [March 4]
April 15Ariane 5 Thor 7 & Sicral 2
Launch window: 1943-2137 GMT (3:43-5:37 p.m. EDT)
Launch site:
ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA222, to launch the Thor 7 and Sicral 2 satellites. Thor 7 will provide high-throughput Ka-band broadband services for the offshore sector in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, the Red Sea, the Baltic Sea, the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean for Norway’s Telenor Satellite Broadcasting. Sicral 2 carries communications payloads for Italian and French military authorities. Delayed from January and March. Moved forward from April 16. [March 24]
AprilRockot Gonets M
Launch window: TBD
Launch site:
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
A Russian government Rockot vehicle with a Breeze KM upper stage will launch three Gonets M communications satellites. Delayed from March 3. [March 19]

April 24Falcon 9 TurkmenAlem52E/MonacoSat
Launch window: TBD
Launch site:
SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the TurkmenAlem52E/MonacoSat 1 communications satellite for Thales Alenia Space and the government of Turkmenistan. The spacecraft is Turkmenistan’s first national satellite and will support communications over Central Asia. Delayed from March 21. [March 19]
April 24Proton Mexsat 1
Launch time: TBD
Launch site:
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
An International Launch Services Proton rocket with a Breeze M upper stage will deploy the Mexsat 1 communications satellite for the Mexican government. The satellite is also named Centenario. [Jan. 29]
April 28Soyuz Progress 59P
Launch window: 0709 GMT (3:09 a.m. EDT)
Launch site:
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 59th Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station. Moved forward from April 30. [March 2]


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