United Launch Alliance is scheduled to launch a Vulcan VC2S rocket as part of the Peregrine lunar lander, Kuipersat-1 & 2 (Maiden flight) mission. The launch is scheduled on 07/31/2023 00:00 UTC for the Lunar Exploration mission launching from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA. The status of the launch is Date/Time TBD. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Vulcan VC2S and experience the excitement for yourself.
Mission: Peregrine lunar lander, Kuipersat-1 & 2 (Maiden flight)
Maiden flight of ULA’s Vulcan launch vehicle carrying the Peregrine lunar lander developed by Astrobotic Technology.
The first two satellites of Amazon’s Project Kuiper constellation are onboard this launch as rideshare payloads.
Rocket: Vulcan VC2S
The Vulcan launch system is a replacement under development by ULA to replace the Atlas-5 and Delta-4 families.
Agency: United Launch Alliance
United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.