Launch Roundup: SpaceX to launch Euclid; Virgin Galactic to fly crewed suborbital mission

Published by NASASpaceflight on 06/26/2023 UTC

Four launches are planned for the week of June 24 to July 1. The Russians are planning to launch a Meteor weather satellite aboard a Soyuz rocket on Tuesday, June 27, and Virgin Galactic plans to fly its Galactic 01 crewed suborbital mission no earlier than Thursday, June 29. Firefly’s Alpha rocket is thought to be making its first operational flight with the DARPA Victus Nox mission no earlier than the last week of June, and SpaceX plans to end the week with the launch of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Euclid telescope for on Saturday, July 1.

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