Launch Schedule

NASA's Consolidated Launch Schedule
 
 
NASA's Launch Schedule features the planned dates and details for missions by NASA and the partner nations in the International Space Station Program, including Russia, European Space Agency and Japan. To learn more about how the schedule is arranged and what it includes, check out Launch Schedule 101.

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2013 Launches


Date: June 27
Mission: Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS)
Launch Window: 7:27 p.m. to 7:32 p.m. PDT (10:27 to 10:32 p.m. EDT)
Launch Vehicle: Pegasus XL
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
Description: IRIS is designed to provide significant new information to increase our understanding of energy transport into the corona and solar wind and provide an archetype for all stellar atmospheres.

Date: July 24
Launch Vehicle: ISS Progress 52
Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Description: Progress 52 will carry supplies, hardware, fuel and water to the International Space Station.

Date: September 5, 10:37 p.m. EDT
Mission: Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE)
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur V
Launch Site: Wallops Flight Facility, Va.
Launch Pad: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0B
Description: LADEE will gather detailed information about conditions near the surface and environmental influences on lunar dust. A thorough understanding of these influences will help researchers understand how future exploration may shape the lunar environment and how the environment may affect future explorers.

Date: September 25
Mission:Expedition 37/38
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 36 (TMA-10M)
Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Description: Soyuz 36 will carry three Expedition 37/38 crew members to the International Space Station.

Date: October 16
Launch Vehicle: ISS Progress 53
Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Description: Progress 53 will carry supplies, hardware, fuel and water to the International Space Station.

Date: November 18
Mission: Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN)
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Launch Pad: Space Launch Complex 41
Description: MAVEN will be the first mission devoted to understanding the Martian upper atmosphere. The mission's goal is to determine the role that loss of atmospheric gas to space played in changing the Martian climate through time.

Date: November 25
Mission: Expedition 38/39
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 37(TMA-11M)
Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Description: Soyuz 37 will carry three Expedition 38/39 crew members to the International Space Station.

Date: December 9
Mission: SpaceX 3 Commercial Resupply Services flight
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Launch Pad: Space Launch Complex 40
Description: SpaceX 3 will be the third commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station by Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).

Date: December 11
Assembly Flight: 3R
Mission: Multipurpose Laboratory Module with European Robotic Arm (ERA)
Launch Vehicle: Russian Proton
Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Description: A Russian Proton rocket will deliver the Multipurpose Laboratory Module with European Robotic Arm (ERA) to the International Space Station.

 
 
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