• The Next Launch

    SpaceX Falcon 9

    When:

    Aug

    2020

    07
    1:12 am
    Eastern
     

    Mission:

    Starlink 9: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is expected to launch the tenth batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 9. Two Earth observation microsatellites for BlackSky Global, a Seattle-based company, will launch as rideshare payloads on this mission.

    Where:

    Kennedy Space Center - LC-39A

  • United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy

    When:

    Aug

    2020

    26
     

    Mission:

    ULA Delta 4: A United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket will launch a classified spy satellite cargo for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The largest of the Delta 4 family, the Heavy version features three Common Booster Cores mounted together to form a triple-body rocket. Delayed from June.

    Where:

    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 37B

  • SpaceX Falcon 9

    When:

    Aug

    2020

    30
     

    Mission:

    Crew 1: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on its first operational flight with astronauts on-board to the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi will launch on the Crew Dragon spacecraft. The Crew Dragon will return to a splashdown at sea.

    Where:

    Kennedy Space Center - LC-39A

  • SpaceX Falcon 9

    When:

    Aug

    2020

     

    Mission:

    Starlink 11: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 12th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 11.

    Where:

    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 40

  • United Launch Alliance Atlas V 500 Series

    When:

    Sep

    2020

     

    Mission:

    NROL-101: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch a classified spacecraft payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

    Where:

    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 41

  • SpaceX Falcon 9

    When:

    Oct

    2020

    30
     

    Mission:

    CRS 21: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon 2 spacecraft on its first cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.

    Where:

    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 40