Rocket Launch


Rocket Launch API

Rocket launch API for fetching rocket launch details
The rocket launch API of Rocket Launch maintains data for the purpose of fetching rocket launch details. This API has global data coverage available. A few use cases with the rocket launches API are for example; real-time and historical rocket launch tracking. It is of course imaginable that people have different use cases which weren’t thought of previously. It is interesting to hear about these. The API is used by small business, medium business and enterprises, some ideas of the type of company who uses the API are rocket launch tracking platforms, developers in the aerospace industry, space enthusiasts and more. The customers use the API in the aerospace and technology sector. Clients are able to filter this data to get the response based on id, cospar_id, after_date, before_date, modified_since, location_id and more.

Rocket Launch API endpoints



To get a data output as in the response of the example, customers need to communicate with the rocket launch tracking API endpoint by sending a GET data request to the endpoint; /launches with the required object parameters. To be able to obtain the response desired, make use of the parameters and objects as described by the parameter table. Working with your API key parameter and setting it up with your personal API key, you will begin receiving data by using any of the leading coding languages. Place the endpoint into the URL to apply for the data request.

Rocket launch API parameters

Below you can find the applicable filter parameters in relation to the rocket launch API.
id location_id state_abbr
cospar_id pad_id country_code
after_date provider_id search
before_date tag_id slug
modified_since vehicle_id

Rocket launch API data attributes

Find the objects and their associated description with the table to be able to use the API system also make use of the parameters applicable to be able to receive the appropriate data as a response output.
Objects Description
sort_date A Unix timestamp of the launch date for sorting, taking into account “estimated” launch dates
name The name of the launch, generally derived from the primary mission’s name
provider An object with launch provider information
vehicle An object with launch vehicle information
pad An object with launch pad information
missions An array of objects with mission information
launch_description A standardized one sentence description of the launch
win_open The date and time of the opening of the launch window in ISO 8601 format
t0 The date and time of the planned launch time (T-0) in ISO 8601 format
win_close The date and time of the closing of the launch window in ISO 8601 format
est_date The known or estimated elements of the launch date, if an exact date/time is not known
date_str The same date string on the front page of RocketLaunch.Live
tags An array of tag objects assigned to the launch
slug The canonical URL slug of the launch, used in launch page URLs (i.e.
weather_summary A summary of the weather forecast for launch time (provided by
weather_temp The forecasted temperature at launch time (currently in Fahrenheit only)
weather_icon The appropriate icon code for the forecasted weather at launch time (
weather_updated The date and time of when the weather was last updated (currently every 8 hours)
quicktext Standardized text showing the vehicle, mission name, launch time, and a link to the stream
media The media associated with this launch (Premium only)
etc etc

Output response of the rocket launch API

Here is an example data output of the endpoint call. More data is accessible, this example is limited to make it readable. Opt-in to the API to gain access to the complete output.
					{"valid_auth":false,"count":5,"limit":5,"total":122,"last_page":25,"result":[{"id":38,"cospar_id":"","sort_date":"1668581264","name":"Artemis I (EM-1)","provider":{"id":2,"name":"NASA","slug":"nasa"},"vehicle":{"id":15,"name":"SLS","company_id":2,"slug":"sls"},"pad":{"id":36,"name":"LC-39B","location":{"id":61,"name":"Kennedy Space Center","state":"FL","statename":"Florida","country":"United States","slug":"kennedy-space-center"}},"missions":[{"id":35,"name":"Artemis I (EM-1)","description":"On its debut flight, the Space Launch System (SLS) will send an uncrewed Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle on a four to six-week mission to the Moon and back, including 6 days in a retrograde lunar orbit."}],"mission_description":"On its debut flight, the Space Launch System (SLS) will send an uncrewed Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle on a four to six-week mission to the Moon and back, including 6 days in a retrograde lunar orbit.","launch_description":"A NASA SLS rocket was set to launch the Artemis I (EM-1) mission on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 6:47 AM (UTC).","win_open":"2022-11-16T06:04Z","t0":"2022-11-16T06:47Z","win_close":null,"est_date":{"month":null,"day":null,"year":null,"quarter":null},"date_str":"Nov 16","tags":[{"id":48,"text":"Lunar Orbit"},{"id":91,"text":"Series: NASA Artemis"},{"id":23,"text":"Test Flight"},{"id":21,"text":"Uncrewed"},{"id":14,"text":"Vehicle Debut"}],"slug":"em-1","weather_summary":"Mostly CloudyTemp: 69.26FWind: 7.76mph","weather_temp":69.26,"weather_condition":"Mostly Cloudy","weather_wind_mph":7.76,"weather_icon":"wi-night-alt-cloudy","weather_updated":"2022-11-16T00:00:17+00:00","quicktext":"SLS - Artemis I (EM-1) - Wed Nov 16, 2022 06:04:00 UTC (L+02:23:03) - for info/stream","media":[],"result":-1,"suborbital":false,"modified":"2022-11-16T06:38:25+00:00"},{"id":3256,"cospar_id":"","sort_date":"1668655320","name":"Starlink-66 (2-4)","provider":{"id":1,"name":"SpaceX","slug":"spacex"},"vehicle":{"id":1,"name":"Falcon 9","company_id":1,"slug":"falcon-9"},"pad":{"id":1,"name":"SLC-4E","location":{"id":60,"name":"Vandenberg SFB","state":"CA","statename":"California","country":"United States","slug":"vandenberg-sfb"}},"missions":[{"id":4992,"name":"Starlink-66 (2-4)","description":null}],"mission_description":null,"launch_description":"A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Starlink-66 (2-4) mission on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 3:22 AM (UTC).","win_open":"2022-11-17T03:22Z","t0":null,"win_close":null,"est_date":{"month":null,"day":null,"year":null,"quarter":null},"date_str":"Nov 17","tags":[{"id":92,"text":"Series: SpaceX Starlink"}],"slug":"starlink-66-2-4","weather_summary":"ClearTemp: 53.89FWind: 6.65mph","weather_temp":53.89,"weather_condition":"Clear","weather_wind_mph":6.65,"weather_icon":"wi-night-clear","weather_updated":"2022-11-16T00:00:18+00:00","quicktext":"Falcon 9 - Starlink-66 (2-4) - Thu Nov 17, 2022 03:22:00 UTC (L-18:54:57) - for info/stream","media":[],"result":-1,"suborbital":false,"modified":"2022-11-12T13:30:52+00:00"},{"id":2699,"cospar_id":"","sort_date":"1668722400","name":"RS1 Flight 1","provider":{"id":142,"name":"ABL Space","slug":"abl-space"},"vehicle":{"id":121,"name":"RS1","company_id":142,"slug":"rs1"},"pad":{"id":126,"name":"LP-3C","location":{"id":47,"name":"Pacific Spaceport Complex - Alaska","state":"AK","statename":"Alaska","country":"United States","slug":"pacific-spaceport-complex-alaska"}},"missions":[{"id":4199,"name":"RS1 Flight 1","description":null}],"mission_description":null,"launch_description":"An ABL Space RS1 rocket will launch the RS1 Flight 1 mission on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 10:00 PM (UTC).","win_open":"2022-11-17T22:00Z","t0":null,"win_close":null,"est_date":{"month":null,"day":null,"year":null,"quarter":null},"date_str":"Nov 17","tags":[{"id":23,"text":"Test Flight"},{"id":14,"text":"Vehicle Debut"}],"slug":"rs1-flight-1","weather_summary":"OvercastTemp: 43.46FWind: 16.24mph","weather_temp":43.46,"weather_condition":"Overcast","weather_wind_mph":16.24,"weather_icon":"wi-cloudy","weather_updated":"2022-11-16T00:00:18+00:00","quicktext":"RS1 - RS1 Flight 1 - Thu Nov 17, 2022 22:00:00 UTC (L-1 days, 13:32:57) - for info/stream","media":[],"result":-1,"suborbital":false,"modified":"2022-11-15T23:50:44+00:00"}

Software development kit

Use whichever of the filter attributes to get the rocket launches data that is needed. The API provides output as JSON file format and for programming languages like; PHP, Javascript, Angular, JQuery, JAVA, R, C#, NodeJS, Python, Ruby, VueJS, Strest, Swift, Rust, Go and Scala there are software development kits accessible, simply email for it and it is sent quickly.

Rocket Launch API pricing

Samples and trials are free upon request, simply get in contact and request it. Clients will be able to use the rocket launches data and see if this is exactly what clients are seeking for. After testing it, people can decide if they are ready to work with the paid version.

Cost of this API

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