August- Space ScheduleVia Space.com
Aug. 2: SpaceX will launch South Korea's first space exploration mission, the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The launch is scheduled for approximately 7:30 p.m. EDT (2330 GMT).
Aug. 4: A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch a sixth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO 6). The satellite will be used for early-warning missile detection and will launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.
Aug. 9: SpaceX will launch another batch of Starlink satellites aboard a Falcon 9. The launch is scheduled for approximately 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT) from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
Aug. 11: The full moon of August, known as the Sturgeon Moon, arrives at 9:36 p.m. EDT (0136 Aug. 12 GMT).
Aug. 11-12: The Perseid meteor shower peaks.
Aug. 27: The new moon arrives at 4:17 a.m. EDT (0817 GMT).
Also scheduled to launch in August (from Spaceflight Now):
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch SES 20 and SES 21 communications satellites. It will lift off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.
NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket will launch on its first uncrewed test flight of an uncrewed Orion crew capsule, for a mission known as Artemis 1. The Orion spacecraft will orbit the moon before returning to Earth for a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. The mission has been delayed several times.
Astra will launch the third pair of small CubeSats for NASA's TROPICS mission from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.