Upcoming Rocket Launch List

July 29. 2016


Date:July 1, 2017

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Intelsat 35e communications satellite. The high-throughput Intelsat 35e satellite is part of Intelsat’s “Epic” fleet, providing broadband, video and mobile communications services over eastern North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Africa.

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center- Launch site LC-39A

Launch Window: 7:35 pm – 8:35 pm


Date:TBD

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SES-11/EchoStar 105 hybrid communications satellite to replace the AMC-15 and AMC-18 satellites. As SES-11, the spacecraft’s C-band capacity will provide replacement capacity for SES of Luxembourg for AMC-18. EchoStar Corp. of Englewood, Colorado, will market the Ku-Band transponder capacity, with coverage of the 50 U.S. states, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, as EchoStar 105, replacing AMC-15. Delayed from October and November.

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center- Launch site LC-39A

Launch Window: TBD


Date:TBD

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Koreasat 5A communications satellite for KTsat based in South Korea. Koreasat 5A will provide direct-to-home television broadcast and other communications services over Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Guam, Indochina, and South Asia. The satellite will also support maritime communications.

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center- Launch site LC-39A

Launch Window: TBD


Date:August 1, 2017

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 14th Dragon spacecraft on the 12th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

**Delayed from Dec. 15, 1st Quarter, April 8 and June 1.**

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center- Launch site LC-39A

Launch Window: TBD


Date:August 3, 2017

Vehicle:Atlas V

Mission: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-074, will launch the TDRS M communications and data relay satellite for NASA. The Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS) connects mission control with the International Space Station and other orbiting satellites. The rocket will fly in the 401 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. Moved forward from Aug. 4.

Launch Site:SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Launch Window:8:40 am – 9:20 am EST


Date:August 31, 2017

Vehicle:Atlas V

Mission:A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-075, will launch a classified spacecraft payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The rocket will fly in the 421 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, two solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage.

Launch Site:SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Launch Window:TBD