List of spaceflight launches in January–June 2022

This article lists orbital and suborbital launches during the first half of the year 2022.

For all other spaceflight activities, see 2022 in spaceflight. For launches in the second half of 2022, see List of spaceflight launches in July–December 2022.

Orbital launches

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Date and time (UTC) Rocket Flight number Launch site LSP
Payload
(⚀ = CubeSat)
Operator Orbit Function Decay (UTC) Outcome
Remarks

January

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6 January
21:49:10[1]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-5   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  Starlink × 49 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
13 January
15:25:39[2]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Transporter-3   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  ION SCV-004 Elysian Eleonora D-Orbit Low Earth (SSO) CubeSat deployer In orbit Operational
  Capella 7 (Whitney 5)[3] Capella Space Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Capella 8 (Whitney 6)[3] Capella Space Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  ICEYE X14[4] ICEYE Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  ICEYE X16[4] ICEYE Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Sich 2-30 (2-1)[5] SSAU Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Umbra-02 Umbra Space Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  USA-320, 321, 322, 323[6] TBA Low Earth (SSO) TBA USA-320: In orbit
USA-321: 1 April 2023
USA-322: 2 April 2023
USA-323: 2 April 2023
Operational (1/4)
  BRO-5[7] UnseenLabs Low Earth (SSO) SIGINT In orbit Operational
  Dodona (La Jument)[8] USC / Lockheed Martin Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  DEWASAT-1[9] DEWA Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  ETV-A1[9] Sen Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation
UHD streaming
In orbit Operational
  Flock 4x × 44[10] Planet Labs Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  FOREST-1 (OroraTech 1)[9][11] OroraTech Low Earth (SSO) Wildfire monitoring In orbit Operational
  Gossamer-Piccolomini[12] LunaSonde Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  HYPSO-1[13] NTNU SmallSat Lab Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  IRIS-A[14] National Cheng Kung University Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  Kepler × 4[14] Kepler Low Earth (SSO) Communications In orbit Operational
  LabSat[15] SatRevolution Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  Lemur-2 × 2[9] Spire Global Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation
SIGINT[16]
In orbit Operational
  Lemur-2-Djirang[14] Spire Global Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation
SIGINT
In orbit Operational
  Lemur-2-Miriwari[14] Spire Global Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation
SIGINT
In orbit Operational
  MDASat-1 × 3[17] CPUT Low Earth (SSO) AIS tracking In orbit Operational
  NuX-1[18] NuSpace Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
  STORK-1, 2[15] SatRevolution Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  SW1FT[15] SatRevolution Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Tevel × 8[14] Herzliya Science Center Low Earth (SSO) Amateur radio
Education
In orbit Operational
  VZLUSat-2[9] VZLU Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  FOSSA PocketPOD × 2 FOSSA Systems Low Earth (SSO) PocketQube dispenser In orbit Operational
 ▫    Challenger[19] Quub (Mini-Cubes) Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
 ▫    CShark Pilot-1 (FossaSat-2E3)[20][21] CShark Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
 ▫    Delfi-PQ[22][23] Technical University of Delft Low Earth (SSO) LOFAR technology demonstration In orbit Operational
 ▫    EASAT-2[22][23] AMSAT EA Low Earth (SSO) Amateur radio In orbit Operational
 ▫    FOSSASAT-2E5, 2E6[24] FOSSA Systems Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
 ▫    Grizu-263a[22][23] Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University Low Earth (SSO) Education In orbit Operational
 ▫    HADES[22][23] AMSAT EA Low Earth (SSO) Amateur radio In orbit Operational
 ▫    LAIKA (FOSSASAT-2E4, FOSSASAT-2B)[25] Porkchop Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
 ▫    MDQube-SAT1[26] Innova Space Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
 ▫    PION-BR1[27] PION Labs Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
 ▫    SanoSat-1 ORION Space Low Earth (SSO) Amateur radio In orbit Operational
 ▫    SATTLA-2A, 2B[22][23] Ariel University Low Earth (SSO) Education In orbit Operational
 ▫    Tartan-Artibeus-1 (Unicorn-2TA1)[28] CMU / Alba Orbital Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
 ▫    Unicorn 1[22][23] Alba Orbital UG / ESA Low Earth (SSO) Inter-satellite link technology demonstration In orbit Operational
 ▫    Unicorn-2A, 2D, 2E[22][23] Alba Orbital UG Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
 ▫    WISeSAT-1 (FossaSat-2E1)[20] WISeKey Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
 ▫    WISeSAT-2 (FossaSat-2E2)[20] WISeKey Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
Dedicated SmallSat Rideshare mission to Sun-synchronous orbit, designated Transporter-3. The USA-320, 321, 322 and 323 were likely built by SpaceX based on the Starshield bus (based on Starlink Block v1.5 technology) and deployed by the US army. Their purpose has not been revealed.
13 January
22:51:39[30][31]
  LauncherOne "Above the Clouds"   Cosmic Girl, Mojave   Virgin Orbit
  Lemur-2-Krywe (ADLER-1)[32] Austrian Space Forum Low Earth Space debris measurement In orbit Operational
  GEARRS-3 Air Force Research Center Low Earth Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  PAN-A, B Cornell University Low Earth Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  SteamSat-2 SteamJet Space Systems Low Earth Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  STORK-3 SatRevolution Low Earth Earth observation In orbit Operational
  TechEdSat-13 Ames Research Center Low Earth Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
STP-27VPB mission (ELaNa 29, GEARRS-3, and TechEdSat-3) for the Defense Innovation Unit. The ELaNa 29 mission consists of two CubeSats (PAN-A and PAN-B) that will autonomously rendezvous and dock in low Earth orbit.[29]
17 January
02:35[33]
  Long March 2D 2D-Y70   Taiyuan LC-9   CASC
  Shiyan 13 CAS Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
19 January
02:02:40[34]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-6   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  Starlink × 49 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
21 January
19:00:00[36]
  Atlas V 511 AV-084[35]   Cape Canaveral SLC-41   ULA
  GSSAP-5 (USA-324) United States Space Force Geosynchronous Space surveillance In orbit Operational
  GSSAP-6 (USA-325) United States Space Force Geosynchronous Space surveillance In orbit Operational
USSF-8 mission. First and only flight of the 511 configuration for Atlas V.[35]
25 January
23:44[37]
  Long March 4C 4C-Y29   Jiuquan SLS-2   CASC
  Ludi Tance-1 01A (L-SAR 01A) Ministry of Natural Resources Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
31 January
23:11:14[38]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-138   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  CSG-2 ASI Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
Second COSMO-SkyMed 2nd Generation satellite.

February

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2 February
20:27:26[39]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-139   Vandenberg SLC-4E   SpaceX
  NROL-87 (USA-326) NRO Low Earth (SSO) Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
3 February
18:13:20[42]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-7   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  Starlink × 49 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational (11/49)
A geomagnetic storm on 4 February 2022 significantly increased atmospheric drag at the deployment altitude of these satellites, resulting in 38 of them reentering the atmosphere over the following eight days.[40][41]
5 February
07:00:00[43]
  Soyuz-2.1a / Fregat   Plesetsk Site 43/4   RVSN RF
  Neitron №1 (Kosmos-2553) Ministry of Defence Low Earth Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
10 February
18:09:37[44]
  Soyuz ST-B / Fregat-MT VS27   Kourou ELS   Arianespace
  OneWeb × 34 OneWeb Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
10 February
20:00[49]
  Rocket 3.3 LV0008   Cape Canaveral SLC-46   Astra
  BAMA-1 University of Alabama Low Earth Technology demonstration 10 February Launch failure
  INCA NMSU Low Earth Ionospheric research
  QubeSat UC Berkeley Low Earth Quantum gyroscope
  R5-S1 Johnson Space Center Low Earth Technology demonstration
First launch by Astra from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. NASA Venture Class Launch Services 2 (VCLS 2) Mission One, officially known as VCLS Demo-2A.[45] The ELaNa 41 mission, consisting of four CubeSats, was manifested on this flight.[46] Launch was the first approved via an FAA Part 450 launch license.[47] An anomaly occurred around second stage ignition, resulting in a loss of mission; the failure was later found to have been caused by a wiring error in the separation mechanism and a software flaw in the thrust vector system.[48]
14 February
00:29[50]
  PSLV-XL C52   Satish Dhawan FLP   ISRO
  EOS-04 (RISAT-1A) ISRO Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
        INSPIRESat-1[51] LASP / IIST / NCU / NTU Low Earth (SSO) Ionospheric research In orbit Operational
  INS-2TD ISRO Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
15 February
04:25:39[52]
  Soyuz-2.1a   Baikonur Site 31/6   Roscosmos
  Progress MS-19 / 80P Roscosmos Low Earth (ISS) ISS logistics 24 October
01:51
Successful
  YuZGU-55 (RadioSkaf) 5–10[53][54] South-West State University Low Earth (ISS) Technology demonstration YuZGU-55 8: 27 January 2023
5–7, 9–10: 31 January 2023[55]
Successful
19 February
17:40:03[57]
  Antares 230+   MARS LP-0A   Northrop Grumman
  Cygnus NG-17
S.S. Piers Sellers
NASA Low Earth (ISS) ISS logistics 29 June
08:20[58]
Successful
  IHI-SAT[59] IHI Low Earth Technology demonstration 18 November[60] Successful
    KITSUNE[61] Kyutech / AEP Low Earth Technology demonstration 14 March 2023[62] Successful
  NACHOS[29] LANL Low Earth Technology demonstration 3 February 2023[63] Successful
The ELaNa 44 mission, consisting of one CubeSat (NACHOS), was launched on this flight.[45] IHI-SAT and KITSUNE were deployed into orbit from the ISS on 24 March 2022.[56]
21 February
14:44:20[64]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-8   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  Starlink × 46 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
25 February
17:12:10[65]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-11   Vandenberg SLC-4E   SpaceX
  Starlink × 50 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
26 February
23:44[66]
  Long March 4C 4C-Y30[67]   Jiuquan SLS-2   CASC
  Ludi Tance-1 01B (L-SAR 01B) Ministry of Natural Resources Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
27 February
03:06[68]
  Long March 8 Y2   Wenchang LC-2   CASC
  Dayun (Xingshidai-17)[69] ADA Space Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Hainan-1 01, 02 Hainan Westar Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Jilin-1 Gaofen-03D 10–14[70] Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Jilin-1 Gaofen-03D 15 (Shaoguan-1)[70] Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Jilin-1 Gaofen-03D 16 (Wenchang Chaosuan-2)[70] Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Jilin-1 Gaofen-03D 17 (Wenchang Chaosuan-3)[70] Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Jilin-1 Gaofen-03D 18 (Anxi Tieguanyin-1)[70] Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Jilin-1 Mofang-02A 01 (Xiamen-1)[70] Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  Qimingxing-1[71] Wuhan University Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Taijing-3 01[72] MinoSpace Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Taijing-4 01[72] MinoSpace Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Thor Smart Satellite (Chuangxing Leishen) Spacety Low Earth (SSO) Astronomy In orbit Operational
  Tianxian-1 (Chaohu-1)[73][74] Spacety Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Wenchang-1 01, 02 Sanya Institute of Remote Sensing / Hainan Westar Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Xidian-1 (XD-1)[72] Shaanxi Silk Road Tiantu / MinoSpace Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Tianqi-19 Guodian Gaoke Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
Second Long March Express commercial rideshare mission, carrying 22 satellites.
28 February
20:37:25[77]
  Electron "The Owl's Night Continues"   Mahia LC-1B   Rocket Lab
  StriX-β Synspective Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
First of three dedicated launches for Synspective's StriX constellation.[75] First launch from Pad B at Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 in Mahia.[76]

March

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1 March
21:38:00[78]
  Atlas V 541 AV-095   Cape Canaveral SLC-41   ULA
  GOES-18 (GOES-T) NOAA / NASA Geosynchronous Meteorology In orbit Operational
3 March
14:25:00[79]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-9   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  Starlink × 47 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
5 March
06:01[80]
  Long March 2C 2C-Y62   Xichang LC-3   CASC
  Yinhe Hangtian-2 × 6 (01–06) GalaxySpace Low Earth 5G communications In orbit Operational
  Xuanming Xingyuan SpaceWish Low Earth Earth observation In orbit Operational
Rideshare mission.
8 March
≈05:06[81]
  Qased   Shahroud Space Center   IRGC
  Noor-2 IRGC Low Earth Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
9 March
13:45:10[82]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-10   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  Starlink × 48 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
15 March
16:22[84]
  Rocket 3.3 LV0009   Kodiak LP-3B   Astra
  S4 Crossover (EyeStar-S4)[85] NearSpace Launch Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration 2 January 2024[86] Successful
  OreSat0 Portland State Aerospace Society Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  SpaceBEE × 16[87] Swarm Technologies Low Earth (SSO) Communications In orbit Operational
  SpaceBEE NZ × 4[88] Swarm Technologies Low Earth (SSO) Communications First: 8 November 2023[89]
Last: 13 December 2023[90]
Successful
This mission for Spaceflight, Inc. was designated Astra-1. S4 Crossover remained attached to the second stage as intended.[83] 22 total payloads.
17 March
07:09[91]
  Long March 4C 4C-Y47   Jiuquan SLS-2   CASC
  Yaogan 34-02 CAS Low Earth Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
18 March
15:55:18[92]
  Soyuz-2.1a   Baikonur Site 31/6   Roscosmos
  Soyuz MS-21 Roscosmos Low Earth (ISS) Expedition 66/67 29 September
10:57
Successful
19 March
04:42:30[93]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-12   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  Starlink × 53 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
22 March
12:48:22[94]
  Soyuz-2.1a / Fregat   Plesetsk Site 43/4   RVSN RF
  Meridian-M 10 (20L)[95] Ministry of Defence Molniya Communications In orbit Operational
29 March
09:50[96]
  Long March 6A 6A-Y1   Taiyuan LC-9A   CASC
  Pujiang-2 CASC Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Tiankun-2 CASIC Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
Maiden flight of Long March 6A, China's first rocket with solid rocket boosters. The vehicle is a further development of the Long March 6, with 2 YF-100 engines on the first stage as opposed to 1 on the Long March 6, augmented by 4 solid rocket boosters. It was also the first launch from the newly built launch complex 9A in Taiyuan.
30 March
02:29[97][98]
  Long March 11 Y10   Jiuquan LS-95B   CASC
  Tianping-2A CASIC Low Earth (SSO) Radar calibration In orbit Operational
  Tianping-2B CASIC Low Earth (SSO) Atmospheric research In orbit Operational
  Tianping-2C CASIC Low Earth (SSO) Atmospheric research In orbit Operational

April

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1 April
16:24:16[99][100]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Transporter-4   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  ION SCV-005 Almighty Alexius[101] D-Orbit Low Earth (SSO) CubeSat deployer In orbit Operational
  EnMAP DLR / GFZ Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  GNOMES-3 PlanetIQ Low Earth (SSO) Radio occultation In orbit Operational
  Hawk 4A, 4B, 4C HawkEye 360 Low Earth (SSO) SIGINT In orbit Operational
  Lynk Tower 01 (Lynk 05) Lynk Global Low Earth (SSO) Communications In orbit Operational
    MP42 / Tiger-3[102] NanoAvionics / OQ Technology Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
  ÑuSat × 5[103] Satellogic Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  AlfaCrux University of Brasília Low Earth (SSO) Communication In orbit Operational
  ARCSAT[104] FFI Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  BRO-7 UnseenLabs Low Earth (SSO) SIGINT In orbit Operational
  BDSat[105] CEITEC Low Earth (SSO) Amateur radio In orbit Operational
  Omnispace Spark-1 (LEO-1)[106] Omnispace Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
  Patrol Mission (KSF2) × 4[107] Kleos Space Low Earth (SSO) Navigation In orbit Operational
  Pixxel TD-2 Shakuntala[108] Pixxel Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  PlantSat[107] University of Chile Low Earth (SSO) Biosatellite In orbit Operational
  SpaceBEE × 12 Swarm Technologies Low Earth (SSO) Communications First: 3 October 2023[109]
Last: 17 October 2023[110]
Successful
  SUCHAI 2 University of Chile Low Earth (SSO) Ionospheric research In orbit Operational
  SUCHAI 3 University of Chile Low Earth (SSO) Ionospheric research In orbit Operational
Dedicated SmallSat Rideshare mission to sun-synchronous orbit, designated Transporter-4. ION SCV-005 carried Upmosphere's UP-box as hosted payload.
2 April
12:41:38[112]
  Electron "Without Mission A Beat"   Mahia LC-1A   Rocket Lab
  BlackSky 16 BlackSky Low Earth Earth observation In orbit Operational
  BlackSky 17 BlackSky Low Earth Earth observation In orbit Operational
Last of four dedicated launches for BlackSky.[111]
6 April
23:47[113]
  Long March 4C 4C-Y38   Jiuquan SLS-2   CASC
  Gaofen 3-03 Ministry of Natural Resources Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
7 April
11:20:18[114]
  Soyuz-2.1b   Plesetsk Site 43/3   RVSN RF
  Lotos-S1 №5 (Kosmos-2554) Ministry of Defence Low Earth ELINT In orbit Operational
8 April
15:17:12[115]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-147   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  Ax-1 SpaceX / Axiom Space Low Earth (ISS) Private spaceflight 25 April
17:06
Successful
Axiom Mission 1, launching on Crew Dragon. Commercial flight of four (one professional and three private) astronauts to the International Space Station for a stay of 15 days.
15 April
12:00[116]
  Long March 3B/E 3B-Y89   Xichang LC-2   CASC
  ChinaSat 6D[117] China Satcom Geosynchronous Communications In orbit Operational
Replacement for ChinaSat 6A.
15 April
18:16[118]
  Long March 4C 4C-Y28   Taiyuan LC-9   CASC
  Daqi-1 (Atmosphere-1) Ministry of Ecology and Environment Low Earth (SSO) Environmental monitoring In orbit Operational
17 April
13:13:12[119]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-148   Vandenberg SLC-4E   SpaceX
  Intruder 13A (NOSS-3 9A)[120] NRO Low Earth ELINT In orbit Operational
  Intruder 13B (NOSS-3 9B) NRO Low Earth ELINT In orbit Operational
NROL-85 mission.
21 April
17:51:40[121]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-14   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  Starlink × 53 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
27 April
07:52:55[122]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-150   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  SpaceX Crew-4 SpaceX / NASA Low Earth (ISS) Expedition 67 14 October
20:55
Successful
Fourth operational Crew Dragon mission to the ISS for NASA.
29 April
04:11:33[123][124]
  Long March 2C 2C-Y70   Jiuquan SLS-2   CASC
  SuperView Neo 1-01 (Siwei Gaojing 1-01) China Siwei Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  SuperView Neo 1-02 (Siwei Gaojing 1-02) China Siwei Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
29 April
19:55:22[125]
  Angara 1.2   Plesetsk Site 35/1   RVSN RF
  EO MKA №2 (Kosmos-2555) VKS Low Earth (SSO) Reconnaissance 18 May[126] Spacecraft failure (?)
Maiden flight of Angara 1.2. No orbit-raising activities were detected from Kosmos-2555 following deployment, indicating a possible spacecraft failure.
29 April
21:27:10[127]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-16   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  Starlink × 53 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
30 April
03:30[128]
  Long March 11H Y3   Tai Rui Launch Platform, East China Sea   CASC
  Jilin-1 Gaofen-03D × 4 (04–07) Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Jilin-1 Gaofen-04A Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
2 May
22:49:52[129]
  Electron "There and Back Again"   Mahia LC-1A   Rocket Lab
  E-Space Demo × 3 E-Space Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  AuroraSat-1 Aurora Propulsion Technologies Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  BRO-6 UnseenLabs Low Earth (SSO) SIGINT In orbit Operational
  Copia Astrix Aeronautics Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  SpaceBEE × 16 Swarm Technologies Low Earth (SSO) Communications In orbit Operational
  SpaceBEE NZ × 8 Swarm Technologies Low Earth (SSO) Communications In orbit Operational
 ▫    MyRadar-1[130] Acme AtronOmatic Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
 ▫    TRSI-2 TRSI Low Earth (SSO) Amateur radio In orbit Operational
 ▫    TRSI-3 TRSI Low Earth (SSO) Amateur radio In orbit Operational
 ▫    Unicorn 2 Alba Orbital Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
Rideshare mission. First mid-air helicopter capture attempt of an Electron first stage following launch. Copia remained attached to the kick stage as intended for a demonstration of inflatable solar arrays.
5 May
02:38[131]
  Long March 2D 2D-Y79   Taiyuan LC-9   CASC
  Jilin-1 Kuanfu-01C Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Jilin-1 Gaofen-03D × 7 (27–33) Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
6 May
09:42[132]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-17   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  Starlink × 53 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
9 May
17:56:37[134]
  Long March 7 Y5   Wenchang LC-2   CASC
  Tianzhou 4 CMSA Low Earth (TSS) Space logistics 14 November
23:21
Successful
  Zhixing-3A Zhixing Space Low Earth Earth observation In orbit Operational
Third cargo delivery mission to the Tiangong space station. Zhixing-3A was deployed from the Tianzhou 4 spacecraft on 13 November 2022.[133]
13 May
07:09[135]
  Hyperbola-1 Y4   Jiuquan LS-95B   i-Space
  Jilin-1 Mofang-01A Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation 13 May Launch failure
Hyperbola-1 reflight following the launch failure on 3 August 2021, carrying a replacement for the Jilin-1 Mofang-01A satellite lost on that launch. The launch resulted in a failure, with the cause currently under investigation.
13 May
22:07:50[136]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-13   Vandenberg SLC-4E   SpaceX
  Starlink × 53 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
14 May
20:40:50[137]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-15   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  Starlink × 53 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
18 May
10:59:40[138]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-18   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  Starlink × 53 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
19 May
08:03:32[139]
  Soyuz-2.1a   Plesetsk Site 43/4   RVSN RF
  Bars-M 3L (Kosmos-2556) VKS Low Earth (SSO) Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
19 May
22:54:47[140]
  Atlas V N22 AV-082   Cape Canaveral SLC-41   ULA
  Boe OFT-2 Boeing / NASA Low Earth (ISS) Flight test / ISS logistics 25 May
22:49[141]
Successful
Boeing Orbital Flight Test 2 of Starliner, as part of the Commercial Crew Development program.
20 May
10:30[142]
  Long March 2C / YZ-1S 2C-Y53   Jiuquan SLS-2   CASC
  LEO Test Sat 1 Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
  LEO Test Sat 2 Chang Guang Satellite Technology Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
  Digui Tongxin Weixing DFH Satellite Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
25 May
18:35:00[143]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Transporter-5   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  ION SCV-006 Thrilling Thomas[148] D-Orbit Low Earth (SSO) CubeSat deployer In orbit Operational
  Sherpa-AC1[147] Spaceflight, Inc. Low Earth (SSO) CubeSat deployer In orbit Operational
  Vigoride-3 (VR-3)[149] Momentus Space Low Earth (SSO) Space tug In orbit Operational
  GHGSat-C3 (Luca)[150] GHGSat Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  GHGSat-C4 (Penny)[150] GHGSat Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  GHGSat-C5 (Diako)[150] GHGSat Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Hawk 5A, 5B, 5C[151] HawkEye 360 Low Earth (SSO) SIGINT In orbit Operational
  ICEYE × 5[152] ICEYE Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  ÑuSat × 4[153] Satellogic Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Umbra-03[154] Umbra Space Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Agile Micro Sat[147] MIT Lincoln Laboratory Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
    Armsat_1 (Urdaneta)[155][156] Satlantis Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  BroncoSat-1[157][158] Cal Poly Pomona Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  Centauri-5[159] Fleet Space Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
  Cicero-2 × 2[159] GeoOptics Low Earth (SSO) GNSS radio occultation In orbit Operational
  CNCE Block 2 × 2[147] MDA Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  Connecta T1.1[160] Plan-S Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
  CPOD A (Tyvak-0032)[159][161] Tyvak Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  CPOD B (Tyvak-0033)[159][161] Tyvak Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  Foresail-1[162] FCERSS Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  Guardian 1[163] Aistech Space Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Lemur-2 × 5[164] Spire Global Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Omnispace Spark-2[165] Omnispace Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational
  Planetum 1[166] Planetárium Praha Low Earth (SSO) Education In orbit Operational
    Platform 1 (Shared Sat 2)[167][168] EnduroSat / Hypernova[169] Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  PTD-3 / TBIRD[159][170] NASA Ames / MIT Lincoln Laboratory Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
    SBUDNIC[148] Brown University School of Engineering / CNR Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation 10 August 2023[171] Successful
  SelfieSat[157][172] Orbit NTNU Low Earth (SSO) Education In orbit Operational
  SPiN-1 (MA61C)[143] SPiN Low Earth (SSO) PnP In orbit Operational
  VariSat-1C[143] VariSat Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
 ▫    FOSSASAT-2E × 7[157][173] FOSSA Systems Low Earth (SSO) IoT In orbit Operational × 5
Failed deployment × 2
 ▫    Veery-FS1 (Canary Hatchling)[174] Care Weather Technologies Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
Dedicated SmallSat Rideshare mission to sun-synchronous orbit, designated Transporter-5. 59 small satellites and hosted payloads were launched on this mission.[143] The Nanoracks Outpost technology demonstration mission, named Outpost Mars Demo-1 (OMD-1),[144] will cut metal samples representative of C4M upper stages in order to test technologies for converting spent upper stages into Nanoracks Space Outposts.[145][146] Sherpa-AC1 carries Xona Space's Huginn Mission and NearSpace Launch's TROOP-3 as hosted payloads,[147] while ION SCV-006 carries Cryptosat's Crypto1 nanosatellite as a hosted payload.[148]

June

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2 June
04:00[176]
  Long March 2C 2C-Y65   Xichang LC-3   CASC
  GeeSAT-1 × 9 (01–09) Geespace Low Earth Navigation
Communications
In orbit Operational
First nine GeeSAT-1 satellites for the Geely Future Mobility Constellation.[175]
3 June
09:32:20[177]
  Soyuz-2.1a   Baikonur Site 31/6   Roscosmos
  Progress MS-20 / 81P Roscosmos Low Earth (ISS) ISS logistics 7 February 2023
08:37
Successful
  YuZGU-55 (RadioSkaf) 11–12[53][54] South-West State University Low Earth Technology demonstration 31 January 2023[55] Successful
  Tsiolkovsky-Ryazan 1[54][178] RSREU Low Earth Amateur radio 27 January 2023[179] Successful
  Tsiolkovsky-Ryazan 2[54][178] RSREU Low Earth Amateur radio 31 January 2023[180] Successful
5 June
02:44:10[181]
  Long March 2F Y14   Jiuquan SLS-1   CASC
  Shenzhou 14 CMSA Low Earth (TSS) Crewed spaceflight 4 December
12:09
Successful
Third crewed flight to the Tiangong space station. First crewed flight of the space station construction phase.
8 June
21:04[183]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-157   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  Nilesat-301 Nilesat Geosynchronous Communications In orbit Operational
Eventual replacement for Nilesat 201, which will be decommissioned by 2028.[182]
12 June
17:43[185]
  Rocket 3.3 LV0010   Cape Canaveral SLC-46   Astra
  TROPICS x 2 NASA Low Earth Earth observation 12 June Launch failure
First of three launches for the TROPICS constellation.[184] The second stage shut down early, resulting in a launch failure.
17 June
16:09:20[186]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 Starlink Group 4-19   Kennedy LC-39A   SpaceX
  Starlink × 53 SpaceX Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
18 June
14:19:52[187]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-159   Vandenberg SLC-4E   SpaceX
  SARah-1 Bundeswehr Low Earth (SSO) Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
19 June
04:27:36[188]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-160   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  Globalstar FM15 (M087)[189] Globalstar Low Earth Communications In orbit Operational
  USA-328, 329, 330, 331[190] TBA Low Earth TBA In orbit Operational
The identities of the secondary payloads have not been disclosed.
21 June
07:00[191]
  Nuri (KSLV-II)   Naro LC-2   KARI
  PVSAT KARI Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration
CubeSat deployer
In orbit Operational
  Mass simulator KARI Low Earth (SSO) Boilerplate In orbit Successful
  Dummy KARI Low Earth (SSO) Boilerplate In orbit Successful
  MIMAN (CubesatYonsei) Yonsei University Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  RANDEV (ASTRIS-II) KAIST Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  SNUGLITE-II Seoul National University Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  STEP CubeLab-II Chosun University Low Earth (SSO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
Second flight of Nuri, carrying a 1,500 kg (3,300 lb) dummy satellite, a 162.5 kg (358 lb) performance verification satellite and five CubeSats.
22 June
02:08[192]
  Kuaizhou 1A Y23   Jiuquan LS-95A   ExPace
  Tianxing-1 CAS Low Earth (SSO) Space environment observation 29 March 2023[193] Successful
Return-to-flight for Kuaizhou 1A following the December 2021 launch failure.
22 June
21:50[195]
  Ariane 5 ECA VA257   Kourou ELA-3   Arianespace
  MEASAT-3d MEASAT Geosynchronous Communications In orbit Operational
  GSAT-24 NSIL / Tata Sky Geosynchronous Communications In orbit Operational
MEASAT-3d will replace both MEASAT-3 and MEASAT-3a.[194]
23 June
02:22[196]
  Long March 2D 2D-Y64   Xichang LC-3   CASC
  Yaogan 35-02A CAS Low Earth Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
  Yaogan 35-02B CAS Low Earth Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
  Yaogan 35-02C CAS Low Earth Reconnaissance In orbit Operational
27 June
15:46[197]
  Long March 4C 4C-Y46   Jiuquan SLS-2   CASC
  Gaofen-12 03 CNSA Low Earth (SSO) Earth observation In orbit Operational
28 June
09:55:52[199]
  Electron   Mahia LC-1B   Rocket Lab
  CAPSTONE NASA Selenocentric (NRHO) Technology demonstration In orbit Operational
  Photon Rocket Lab TLI Space tug
Lunar flyby
In orbit Successful
Launch site changed from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport to Mahia due to AFTS certification delays.[198]
29 June
21:04[200]
  Falcon 9 Block 5 F9-161   Cape Canaveral SLC-40   SpaceX
  SES-22 SES S.A. Geosynchronous Communications In orbit Operational
30 June
12:32[201]
  PSLV-CA C53   Satish Dhawan SLP   ISRO
  DS-EO DSTA Low Earth Earth observation In orbit Operational
  NeuSAR ST Engineering Low Earth Earth observation In orbit Operational
  Scoob-1 Nanyang Technological University Low Earth Education In orbit Operational
The POEM-1 was also launched in this mission, carrying 6 hosted payloads, is attached to the upper stage.
For flights after 30 June, see 2022 in spaceflight (July–December)

Suborbital flights

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Date and time (UTC) Rocket Flight number Launch site LSP
Payload
(⚀ = CubeSat)
Operator Orbit Function Decay (UTC) Outcome
Remarks
9 January
05:00[202]
  Black Brant IX   Wallops Flight Facility   NASA
  DXL-4 University of Miami Suborbital X-ray astronomy 9 January Successful
17 January[203]   Zolfaghar     Houthis
  Live warhead Houthis Suborbital Missile launch 17 January Intercepted
Targeted at Abu Dhabi International Airport (1 of 2). More were possibly launched. One missile intercepted by a THAAD missile.
17 January[203]   Zolfaghar     Houthis
  Live warhead Houthis Suborbital Missile launch 17 January Successful
Targeted at Abu Dhabi International Airport (2 of 2). More were possibly launched.
18 January[204]   Sparrow   F-15 Eagle   IAI/IDF
  IAF Suborbital Target missile 18 January Successful
Target missile.
18 January[204]   Arrow-3     IAI/IDF
  IAF Suborbital Interceptor 18 January Successful
Arrow-3 missile intercepting a Sparrow target missile (1 of 2).
18 January[204]   Arrow-3     IAI/IDF
  IAF Suborbital Interceptor 18 January Successful
Arrow-3 missile intercepting a Sparrow target missile (2 of 2).
23 January
04:10[205]
  Tianxing ?   Jiuquan   Space Transportation
  Space Transportation Suborbital Flight test 23 January Successful
Test flight of the Tianxing ? suborbital spaceplane.
24 January
03:30[206]
  Tianxing ?   Jiuquan   Space Transportation
  Space Transportation Suborbital Flight test 24 January Successful
Test flight of the Tianxing ? suborbital spaceplane.
24 January[207]   Zolfaghar     Houthis
  Live warhead Houthis Suborbital Missile launch 24 January Intercepted
Targeted at Abu Dhabi (1 of 2). Intercepted by a THAAD missile.
24 January[207]   Zolfaghar     Houthis
  Live warhead Houthis Suborbital Missile launch 24 January Intercepted
Targeted at Abu Dhabi (2 of 2). Intercepted by a THAAD missile.
29 January
07:00:00[208]
  Improved Malemute/Improved Malemute MAPHEUS 9   Esrange   MORABA
  MAPHEUS-9 DLR Suborbital Microgravity research 29 January Successful
Apogee: 253.6 km (157.6 mi).
29 January
22:52[209][210]
  Hwasong-12   Mupyong-ri, Chagang   KPA Strategic Rocket Force
  KPA Strategic Rocket Force Suborbital Missile test 29 January Successful
Apogee: ~2,000 km (1,243 mi), re-entered 800 km (497 mi) downrange.
1 February[211]   Zolfaghar     Houthis
  Live warhead Houthis Suborbital Missile launch 1 February Intercepted
Intercepted by a Patriot Missile.
Early February[212][213]   Khaibar-buster    
  Live warhead Suborbital Missile Test February Successful
First flight of the Khaibar-buster missile.
19 February[214]   RS-24 Yars   Plesetsk Cosmodrome   Russian Ministry of Defence
  Russian Ministry of Defence Suborbital ICBM test 19 February Successful
Hit a target on the Kamchatka Peninsula, 5,700 km (3,542 mi) downrange.
19 February[214]   R-29RMU Sineva   Submarine Karelia, Barents Sea   Russian Ministry of Defence
  Russian Ministry of Defence Suborbital SLBM test 19 February Successful
Hit a target on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
26 February[215]   Hwasong-17 (?)   Sunan   KPA Strategic Rocket Force
  NADA Suborbital ICBM test 26 February Successful
Apogee: ~620 km (385.3 mi). Tested an imaging system for future reconnaissance satellites.
5 March
11:27[216]
  Black Brant IX   Poker Flat Research Range   NASA
  LAMP Goddard Space Flight Center Suborbital Auroral science 5 March Successful
Apogee: 429 km (267 mi).
5 March[217]   Hwasong-17 (?)   Sunan   KPA Strategic Rocket Force
  NADA Suborbital ICBM test 5 March Successful
Apogee: ~560 km (348.0 mi).
9 March
18:25[219]
  Black Brant IX HERSCHEL II   White Sands Missile Range   NASA
  HERSCHEL Naval Research Laboratory Suborbital Solar observation 9 March Successful
Second flight of HERSCHEL (HElium Resonance Scatter in the Corona and HELiosphere).[218] Apogee: 302.07 km (187.7 mi).
12 March[220]   Black Dagger Integrated Fires Mission   Fort Wingate   SMDC
  SMDC Suborbital Missile test 12 March Successful
21 March
23:12[221]
  Terrier-Improved Malemute   Wallops Flight Facility   NASA
  BOLT-2 United States Air Force Suborbital Laminar–turbulent transition measurements 21 March Successful
24 March
05:34[223]
  Hwasong-15 or Hwasong-17   Sunan   KPA Strategic Rocket Force
  KPA Strategic Rocket Force Suborbital Missile test 24 March
06:45
Successful
Apogee: ~6,248.5 km (3,883 mi), re-entered 1,090 km (677 mi) downrange. South Korea's Ministry of National Defense identifies this as a Hwasong-15 missile test, contrary to North Korea's statement of this being a Hwasong-17 test.[222]
24 March[224]   Blue Whale 0.1   Jeju Island   Perigee Aerospace
  Perigee Aerospace / KAIST Suborbital Flight test 24 March Successful
Third flight of Blue Whale 0.1
29 March[220]   Black Dagger Integrated Fires Mission   White Sands Missile Range   SMDC
  SMDC Suborbital Missile test 29 March Successful
30 March[225]   SK solid fueled TV1   Jackup sea installation   Ministry of National Defense
  Dummy satellite Ministry of National Defense Suborbital Test flight 30 March Successful
First test launch of the solid-fuel launch projectile developed by the ADD.
31 March
13:57:55[226]
  New Shepard NS-20   Corn Ranch   Blue Origin
  Blue Origin NS-20 Blue Origin Suborbital Crewed spaceflight 31 March 2022
14:07:59
Successful
Fourth crewed flight of New Shepard. Apogee: 107 km (66.49 mi).
7 April
12:47[228]
  Black Brant IX   Poker Flat Research Range   NASA
  INCAA Clemson University Suborbital Auroral science 7 April 2022 Successful
First of two INCAA flights, carrying the vapor trail payload. Apogee: 339.6 km (211.0 mi).[227]
7 April
12:50[228]
  Terrier-Improved Malemute   Poker Flat Research Range   NASA
  INCAA Clemson University Suborbital Auroral science 7 April 2022 Successful
Second of two INCAA flights, carrying the instrumented payload. Apogee: 207.6 km (129.0 mi).[227]
9 April[229]   Shaheen-III     Pakistan Army
  Pakistan Army Suborbital Missile test 19 April Successful
18 April[230]   Hyunmoo 4-4   Submarine ROKS Dosan Ahn Changho   Republic of Korea Navy
  Republic of Korea Navy Suborbital Missile test 18 April Successful
Two missiles launched within 20 seconds of each other. (1 of 2).
18 April[230]   Hyunmoo 4-4   Submarine ROKS Dosan Ahn Changho   Republic of Korea Navy
  Republic of Korea Navy Suborbital Missile test 18 April Successful
Two missiles launched within 20 seconds of each other. (2 of 2).
18 April
01:00[231]
    Spaceport America   United States Military Academy
  United States Military Academy Suborbital Amateur rocket 18 April Launch failure
Second stage failure.
18 April
02:00[232]
    Spaceport America   United States Military Academy
  United States Military Academy Suborbital Amateur rocket 18 April Successful
Apogee: 90 km (56 mi).
20 April
12:12[233]
  RS-28 Sarmat   Plesetsk   RVSN
  RVSN Suborbital Missile test 20 April Successful
Flight test of the RS-28 Sarmat ICBM. Impacted mock targets on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
4 May
03:04[234]
      KPA Strategic Rocket Force
  KPA Strategic Rocket Force Suborbital Missile test 4 May Successful
Apogee: ~780 km (484.7 mi), re-entered 470 km (292 mi) downrange.
11 May
01:31[235][236]
  Oriole III-A   Svalbard Rocket Range   NASA
  Endurance Goddard Space Flight Center Suborbital Ionospheric research 11 May Successful
First flight of the Oriole III-A (Terrier-Oriole-Nihka) sounding rocket. Apogee: 767 km (476.6 mi).
14 May[237]   AGM-183 ARRW   Boeing B-52 Stratofortress   United States Air Force
  United States Air Force Suborbital Missile test 14 May Successful
25 May
03:04[238]
      KPA Strategic Rocket Force
  KPA Strategic Rocket Force Suborbital Missile test 25 May Successful
Apogee: ~540 km (335.5 mi), re-entered 360 km (224 mi) downrange.
4 June
13:25:02[239][240]
  New Shepard NS-21   Corn Ranch   Blue Origin
  Blue Origin NS-21 Blue Origin Suborbital Crewed spaceflight 4 June
13:35:07[240]
Successful
Fifth crewed flight of New Shepard. Apogee: 107 km (66 mi).
5 June[241]       KPA Strategic Rocket Force
  KPA Strategic Rocket Force Suborbital Missile test 5 June Successful
Apogee: ~90 km (55.92 mi).
6 June
13:30[242]
  Agni-IV   Integrated Test Range   Ministry of Defence
  Ministry of Defence Suborbital Missile test 6 June Successful
15 June[243]   UGM-133 Trident II   USS Kentucky (SSBN-737)   United States Navy
  United States Navy Suborbital Missile test 15 June Successful
1 of 4.
15 June[243]   UGM-133 Trident II   USS Kentucky (SSBN-737)   United States Navy
  United States Navy Suborbital Missile test 15 June Successful
2 of 4.
17 June[243]   UGM-133 Trident II   USS Kentucky (SSBN-737)   United States Navy
  United States Navy Suborbital Missile test 17 June Successful
3 of 4.
17 June[243]   UGM-133 Trident II   USS Kentucky (SSBN-737)   United States Navy
  United States Navy Suborbital Missile test 17 June Successful
4 of 4.
19 June[244]       PLA
PLA Suborbital ABM target 19 June Successful
Interceptor target
19 June[244]       PLA
PLA Suborbital ABM test 19 June Successful
Interceptor, successful intercept.
24 June
09:35[245]
  Terrier-Improved Orion   Wallops Flight Facility   NASA
  RockOn / RockSat-C / Cubes in Space Colorado Space Grant Consortium Suborbital Education 24 June 2022 Successful
Apogee: 70.5 mi (113.5 km).
26 June
14:29[247]
  Black Brant IX   Arnhem Space Centre   NASA
  X-ray Quantum Calorimeter (XQC)[248] UW–Madison Suborbital X-ray astronomy 26 June Successful
Apogee: 203 mi (327 km). First launch of a suborbital rocket from Arnhem Space Centre in north-east Arnhem Land.[246]
26 June[249][250]   Zuljanah   Semnan CLP   ISA
  TBA TBA Suborbital Test flight 26 June Successful
Suborbital test launch of the Zuljanah orbital launch vehicle.
29 June[251]   Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon   Pacific Missile Range Facility   United States Army / United States Navy
  Common-Hypersonic Glide Body (C-HGB) United States Army / United States Navy Suborbital Missile test 29 June Launch failure
An anomaly occurred following ignition of the missile.

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