Space Schedule- November

Worldwide Space Schedule


Nov. 1: A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch the Joint Polar Satellite System 2 (JPSS 2) for NASA and NOAA as well as the Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) on a test flight. LOFTID is a joint project between NASA and ULA. The launch is scheduled for 5:25 a.m. EDT (0925 GMT).

Nov. 1: A SpaceX Falcon-Heavy will launch the USSF 44 mission for the U.S. Space Force. The mission will deploy two payloads into geosynchronous orbit, one of which is the military's TETRA 1 microsatellite. The launch is scheduled for 9:40 a.m. EDT (1340 GMT) from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

Nov. 4-5: The annual South Taurid meteor shower peaks overnight. 

Nov. 6: A Cygnus cargo freighter will launch to the International Space Station from Pad 0A, Wallops Island, Virginia, aboard a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket. The launch is scheduled for 5:50 a.m. EST (1050 GMT).

Nov. 7-8: A total lunar eclipse will be visible from Asia, Australia, North America, parts of northern and eastern Europe and South America.

Nov. 8: The full moon of November, known as the Beaver Moon, arrives at 6:02 a.m. EST (1102 GMT). 

Nov. 11-12: The annual North Taurid meteor shower peaks overnight.

Nov. 14: NASA will launch the Artemis 1 moon mission on the first Space Launch System megarocket. Keep up to date with the mission on our Live Artemis 1 updates page. The launch window is 12:07-1:16 a.m. EST (0507-0616 GMT).

Nov. 17-18: One of the most anticipated meteor showers of the year, the Leonid meteor shower peaks overnight. 

Nov. 18: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon 2 spacecraft on its sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. 

Nov. 23: The new moon arrives at 5:57 p.m. EST (2257 GMT).

Nov. 23: The Pléiades Neo 5 and 6 Earth observation satellites will launch aboard an Arianespace Vega-C rocket for Airbus from Kourou, French Guiana.