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- March 24, 2023
Busy Launch Week Ahead: Japan, USA, Europe & India
There is a busy week in launches ahead, with four flights planned from Japan, India, South America and the United States.
Thursday, June 1
Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Launch Time: 0020 GMT (8:30 p.m. EDT — May 31)
The booster will launch the Michibiki 2 navigation satellite, which is part of a constellation that will provide regional navigation services.
LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Launch Time: 2155 GMT (5:55 p.m. EDT)
SpaceX will launch a Dragon resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA.
ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana
Launch Window: 2345-0045 GMT (7:45-8:45 p.m. EDT)
Arianespace will launch the ViaSat 2 and Eutelsat 172B communications satellites.
Monday, June 5
Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota, India
Launch Time: 1208 GMT (8:08 a.m. EDT)
ISRO has placed the GSAT 19E experimental communications satellite aboard the first orbital flight test of the nation’s largest booster. The space agency conducted a suborbital test of the GSLV Mk. 3 in December 2014. The new rocket is capable of placing 8 metric tons into low Earth orbit and 4 metric tons to geosynchronous transfer orbit.