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Last update:  2024-05-10
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Orbital launches in 2021


Launches by month:
Launches by launch sites

* for airborne launches the take off site of the carrier aircraft is considered



Launches:

DateSiteRocketPayloadOutcome
2021-01-08Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Turksat 5asuccess
2021-01-17MojaveLauncherOne ELaNa-20success
2021-01-19XichangCZ-3B ETiantong 1-03success
2021-01-20Ahuriri PointElectron GMS-Tsuccess
2021-01-20Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L16success
2021-01-24Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Transporter 1success
2021-01-29JiuquanCZ-4C Yaogan 31-02success
2021-02-01JiuquanHyperbola-1 Fangzhou-2 / unknown secondariesfailure
2021-02-02PlesetskSoyuz 2 1bKosmos 2549 (Lotos S1 #805)success
2021-02-04Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L18success
2021-02-04XichangCZ-3B G2TJSW 6success
2021-02-15BaikonurSoyuz 2 1aProgress MS-16success
2021-02-15Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L19success
2021-02-20Wallops IslandAntares 230+Cygnus NG-15success
2021-02-24JiuquanCZ-4C Yaogan 31-03success
2021-02-28SriharikotaPSLV DLAmazonia 1 / 18 secondarysuccess
2021-02-28BaikonurSoyuz 2 1b/FregatArktika 1success
2021-03-04Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L17success
2021-03-11Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L20success
2021-03-11WenchangCZ-7A Shiyan 9success
2021-03-13JiuquanCZ-4C Yaogan 31-04success
2021-03-14Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L21success
2021-03-22BaikonurSoyuz 2 1a/FregatCAS5000-1 + secondarysuccess
2021-03-22Ahuriri PointElectron multiplesuccess
2021-03-24Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L22success
2021-03-25VostochnySoyuz 2 1b/FregatOneWeb L5success
2021-03-30JiuquanCZ-4C Gaofen 12-02success
2021-04-07Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L23success
2021-04-08TaiyuanCZ-4B Shiyan 6-03success
2021-04-09BaikonurSoyuz 2 1aSoyuz MS-18success
2021-04-23Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Crew Dragon 2 (Dragon C206-F2)success
2021-04-25VostochnySoyuz 2 1b/FregatOneWeb L6success
2021-04-26VandenbergDelta 4H upgradedKH-11 18 (Crystal 18, USA 314, NROL 82)success
2021-04-27TaiyuanCZ-6 Qilu 1/4 + 7 secondarysuccess
2021-04-29KourouVega Pleiades Neo 3 + 5 secondariessuccess
2021-04-29WenchangCZ-5B Tianhesuccess
2021-04-29Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L24success
2021-04-30JiuquanCZ-4C Yaogan 34success
2021-05-04Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L25success
2021-05-06XichangCZ-2C Yaogan 30 Group 8success
2021-05-09Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L27success
2021-05-15Ahuriri PointElectron BlackSky 8 / 9failure
2021-05-15Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L26success
2021-05-18Cape CanaveralAtlas V 421SBIRS GEO 5success
2021-05-19JiuquanCZ-4B Haiyang 2Dsuccess
2021-05-26Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 1 L28success
2021-05-28VostochnySoyuz 2 1b/FregatOneWeb L7success
2021-05-29WenchangCZ-7 Tianzhou 2success
2021-06-02XichangCZ-3B EFengyun 4Bsuccess
2021-06-03Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Dragon CRS-22success
2021-06-06Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5SXM-8success
2021-06-11TaiyuanCZ-2D Beijing 3success
2021-06-12SemnanSimorgh unknownfailure
2021-06-13VandenbergPegasus XLTacRL 2success
2021-06-15Wallops IslandMinotaur 1NROL 111 (USA 316/317/318)success
2021-06-17JiuquanCZ-2F GShenzhou 12success
2021-06-17Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5GPS-3 5success
2021-06-18XichangCZ-2C Yaogan 30 Group 9 / Tianqi 14success
2021-06-25PlesetskSoyuz 2 1bKosmos 2550 (Pion-NKS 901)success
2021-06-29BaikonurSoyuz 2 1aProgress MS-17success
2021-06-30MojaveLauncherOne 7 satssuccess
2021-06-30Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Transporter 2success
2021-07-01VostochnySoyuz 2 1b/FregatOneWeb L8success
2021-07-03TaiyuanCZ-2D Jilin-1 sats / Xingshidai-10success
2021-07-04JiuquanCZ-4C Fengyun 3Esuccess
2021-07-06XichangCZ-3C ETianlian 1-05success
2021-07-09TaiyuanCZ-6 Ningxia 1 06/07/08/09/10success
2021-07-19XichangCZ-2C Yaogan 30 Group 10success
2021-07-21BaikonurProton MNauka MLMsuccess
2021-07-29JiuquanCZ-2D Tianhui 1-04success
2021-07-29Ahuriri PointElectron Monolith (STP-27RM)success
2021-07-30KourouAriane 5 ECA+Star One D2 / Eutelsat Quantumsuccess
2021-08-03JiuquanHyperbola-1 Jilin-1 Mofang-01Afailure
2021-08-04TaiyuanCZ-6 KL Beta A / Bsuccess
2021-08-05XichangCZ-3B EShen Tong 2-05success
2021-08-10Wallops IslandAntares 230+Cygnus NG-16success
2021-08-12SriharikotaGSLV Mk2EOS 03failure
2021-08-17KourouVega Pleiades Neo 4 +secondariessuccess
2021-08-18TaiyuanCZ-4B Tianhui 2-02 A / Bsuccess
2021-08-21BaikonurSoyuz 2 1b/FregatOneWeb L9success
2021-08-24JiuquanCZ-2C YZ-1SRonghe Shiyan Weixing 01/02success
2021-08-24XichangCZ-3B G2TJSW 7success
2021-08-28KodiakAstra STP-27AD1failure
2021-08-29Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Dragon CRS-23success
2021-09-03VandenbergAlpha multiple cubesatsfailure
2021-09-07TaiyuanCZ-4C Gaofen 5-02success
2021-09-09XichangCZ-3B G2Chinasat 9Bsuccess
2021-09-09PlesetskSoyuz 2 1vKosmos 2551 (Razbeg 1)success
2021-09-14VandenbergFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 2-1success
2021-09-14BaikonurSoyuz 2 1b/FregatOneWeb L10success
2021-09-16Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Inspiration4success
2021-09-20WenchangCZ-7 Tianzhou 3success
2021-09-27JiuquanKuaizhou 1A Jilin-1 Gaofen 02Dsuccess
2021-09-27XichangCZ-3B EShiyan 10success
2021-09-27VandenbergAtlas V 401Landsat 9success
2021-10-05BaikonurSoyuz 2 1aSoyuz MS-19success
2021-10-14BaikonurSoyuz 2 1b/FregatOneWeb L11success
2021-10-14TaiyuanCZ-2D CHASE + secondariessuccess
2021-10-15JiuquanCZ-2F GShenzhou 13success
2021-10-16Cape CanaveralAtlas V 401Lucy (Discovery 13)success
2021-10-21NaroKSLV-2 Nuri Test Payload 1failure
2021-10-24XichangCZ-3B EShijian 21success
2021-10-24KourouAriane 5 ECA+SES 17 / Syracuse 4Asuccess
2021-10-26TanegashimaH-2A 202QZS-1R (Michibiki 1R)success
2021-10-27JiuquanKuaizhou 1A Jilin-1 Geofen 02Fsuccess
2021-10-28BaikonurSoyuz 2 1aProgress MS-18success
2021-11-03JiuquanCZ-2C YZ-1SYaogan 32-02success
2021-11-05TaiyuanCZ-6 SDGSAT 1success
2021-11-06XichangCZ-2D Yaogan 35 A/B/Csuccess
2021-11-09KagoshimaEpsilon Enhanced CLPSRAISE-2 / secondariessuccess
2021-11-11Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Crew Dragon 3 (Dragon C210-F1)success
2021-11-13Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 4-1success
2021-11-15KourouVega CERES 1/2/3success
2021-11-18Ahuriri PointElectron BlackSky 10 / 11success
2021-11-20TaiyuanCZ-4B Gaofen 11-03success
2021-11-20KodiakAstra STP-S27AD2success
2021-11-22JiuquanCZ-4C Gaofen 3-02success
2021-11-24VandenbergFalcon 9 v1.2 B5DARTsuccess
2021-11-24BaikonurSoyuz 2 1bPrichal / Progress M-UMsuccess
2021-11-24JiuquanKuaizhou 1A Shiyan 11success
2021-11-25PlesetskSoyuz 2 1b/FregatKosmos 2552 (Tundra 15L, EKS 5)success
2021-11-26XichangCZ-3B G3Chinasat-1D (Zhongxing-1D)success
2021-12-02Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 4-3 / BlackSky 12 and 13success
2021-12-05KourouSoyuz 2 1b/FregatGalileo FOC FM23 / FM24success
2021-12-07JiuquanCeres-1 multiplesuccess
2021-12-07Cape CanaveralAtlas V 551STPSAT-6 / secondariessuccess
2021-12-08BaikonurSoyuz 2 1aSoyuz MS-20success
2021-12-09Ahuriri PointElectron BlackSky 14 / 15success
2021-12-09Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5IXPEsuccess
2021-12-10JiuquanCZ-4B Shijian 6-05success
2021-12-13BaikonurProton M/Briz MExpress AMU3 / AMU7success
2021-12-13XichangCZ-3B G3Tianlian 2-02success
2021-12-15JiuquanKuaizhou 1A GeeSAT 1A / 1Bfailure
2021-12-18VandenbergFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Starlink 4-4success
2021-12-19Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Turksat 5Bsuccess
2021-12-21Cape CanaveralFalcon 9 v1.2 B5Dragon CRS-24success
2021-12-22TanegashimaH-2A 204Inmarsat 6 F1success
2021-12-23WenchangCZ-7A Shiyan 12 01/02success
2021-12-25KourouAriane 5 ECA+JWSTsuccess
2021-12-26TaiyuanCZ-4C Ziyuan 1-2E/CAMSAT XW3success
2021-12-27BaikonurSoyuz 2 1b/FregatOneWeb L12success
2021-12-27PlesetskAngara A5 PerseiIPN-1failure
2021-12-29JiuquanCZ-2D Tianhui 4success
2021-12-29XichangCZ-3B ETJSW 9success
2021-12-30SemnanSimorgh unknownfailure