In the PSLV-C42 flight, India's PSLV rocket will launch the NovaSAR-S & SSTL-S1 earth observation satellites.
On it's final flight, United Launch Alliance's Delta II rocket will loft NASA's ICESat-2 mission to Low Earth Orbit. NASA states, "ICESat-2 will provide scientists with height...
Part of the European Space Agency's Living Planet Programme, Aeolus will provide meteorologists with wind-profile data. The satellite will operate from Sun-synchronous orbit.
Using their modified sounding rocket, the three-stage SS-520, JAXA makes their second attempt to demonstrate the launch of a single 3U Cubesat (TRICOM 1) into low-Earth orbit.