September- Space Schedule

Space Schedule


Sept. 4/5: SpaceX will launch another batch of Starlink satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. The launch is scheduled for 8:32 p.m. EDT, Sept. 4 (0032 GMT, Sept. 5) from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. 

Sept. 6: Arianespace will launch the Eutelsat Konnect VHTS communications satellite aboard an Ariane 5 ECA rocket from Kourou, French Guiana.

Sept. 10: The full moon of September, known as the Harvest Moon, arrives at 5:59 a.m. EDT (0959 GMT).

Sept 11: A firefly Alpha rocket will launch on its second test flight from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

Sept. 21: Russia will launch a team of cosmonauts and astronauts on a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station. The Soyuz MS-22 spacecraft will lift off from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Sept. 23: Autumnal equinox. Today marks the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and the first day of spring in the Southern Hemisphere.

Sept 24: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch 14 Tranche 0 demonstration satellites from the Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.

Sept. 25: The new moon arrives at 5:54 p.m. EDT (2154 GMT).

Sept. 29: NASA and SpaceX will launch the Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station. The Crew Dragon will be carrying NASA astronauts Nicole Mann, Josh Cassada, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, and Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina. The Falcon 9 rocket will lift off at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Also scheduled to launch in September (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.