Upcoming Rocket Launch List

July 29. 2016


**Launch dates are tentative and subject to change**

 

Date: February 9, 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | Crew Dragon Demo 1

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station under the auspices of NASA’s commercial crew program.

**Delayed from January 17, 2019**

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center – LC-39A

Launch Window: 11:00 am EST


Date: February 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | PSN 6 & SpaceIL Lunar Lander

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the PSN 6 communications satellite and SpaceIL’s Lunar Lander. Built by SSL and owned by Indonesia’s PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara, PSN 6 will provide voice and data communications, broadband Internet, and video distribution throughout the Indonesian archipelago. A privately-funded lunar lander developed by Israel’s SpaceIL will ride piggyback on this launch, along with several smaller payloads under a rideshare arrangement provided by Spaceflight.

**Delayed from February 13, 2019**

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station – SLC-40

Launch Window: TBD


Date: March 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon Heavy | Arabsat 6A

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch the Arabsat 6A communications satellite for Arabsat of Saudi Arabia. Arabsat 6A will provide Ku-band and Ka-band communications coverage over the Middle East and North Africa regions, as well as a footprint in South Africa.

**Delayed from Late 2018**

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center – LC-39A

Launch Window: TBD


Date: March 16, 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | CRS 17

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 19th Dragon spacecraft mission on its 17th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

**Delayed from February 17, 2019**

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Window: TBD


Date: March 2019

Vehicle: ULA Delta 4 | WGS 10

Mission: A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft, formerly known as the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite. Built by Boeing, this geostationary communications spacecraft will serve U.S. military forces. The rocket will fly in the Medium+ (5,4) configuration with four solid rocket boosters.

**Delayed from December 13, 2018**

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station – SLC-37B

Launch Window: TBD


Date: March 2019

Vehicle: ULA Atlas V | CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test

Mission: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-080, will launch Boeing’s first CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on an unpiloted Orbital Test Flight to the International Space Station. The capsule will dock with the space station, then return to Earth to landing in the Western United States after an orbital shakedown cruise ahead of a two-person Crew Test Flight. The rocket will fly in a vehicle configuration with two solid rocket boosters and a dual-engine Centaur upper stage.

**Delayed from January 2019**

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

Launch Window: TBD


Date: April 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon Heavy | STP-2

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch the U.S. Air Force’s Space Test Program-2 mission with a cluster of military and scientific research satellites. The heavy-lift rocket is formed of three Falcon 9 rocket cores strapped together with 27 Merlin 1D engines firing at liftoff.

**Delayed from November 30, 2018**

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center – LC-39A

Launch Window: TBD


Date: 2nd Quarter 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | Amos 17

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Amos 17 communications satellite. Built by Boeing and owned by Spacecom Ltd. of Israel, Amos 17 will provide high-throughput broadband connectivity and other communications services over Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Window: TBD


Date: June 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | Crew Dragon Demo 2

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on its first test flight with astronauts on-board to the International Space Station under the auspices of NASA’s commercial crew program. NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will fly on the Demo-2 mission. The Crew Dragon will return to a splashdown at sea.

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center – LC-39A

Launch Window: TBD


Date:  June, 27 2019

Vehicle: ULA Atlas V | AEHF 5

Mission: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite. Built by Lockheed Martin, this U.S. military spacecraft will provide highly-secure communications. The rocket will fly in the 551 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, five solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage.

**Moved forward from July 2019**

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

Launch Window: TBD


Date: July 8, 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | CRS 18

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 20th Dragon spacecraft mission on its 18th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

**Delayed from May 7, 2019**

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Window: TBD


Date:  July 2019

Vehicle: ULA Delta 4 | GPS 3 SV02

Mission: A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the U.S. Air Force’s second third-generation navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System. The satellite is built by Lockheed Martin. The Air Force previously planned to launch the third GPS 3-series satellite on this mission. The rocket will fly in the Medium+ (4,2) configuration with two solid rocket boosters.

**Delayed from April 4, 2019**

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station – SLC-37B

Launch Window: TBD


Date: August 2019

Vehicle: ULA Atlas V | CST-100 Starliner Crew Flight Test

Mission: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-082, will launch Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on its first mission with astronauts, known as the Crew Test Flight, to the International Space Station. The capsule will dock with the space station, then return to Earth to landing in the Western United States. Boeing astronaut Chris Ferguson and NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Mann will fly on the Crew Flight Test. The rocket will fly in a vehicle configuration with two solid rocket boosters and a dual-engine Centaur upper stage.

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

Launch Window: TBD


Date: October 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | GPS 3 SV03

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the U.S. Air Force’s third third-generation navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System. The satellite is built by Lockheed Martin. The Air Force previously planned to launch the second GPS 3-series satellite on this mission.

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Window: TBD


Date: October 15, 2019

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | CRS 19

Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 21st Dragon spacecraft mission on its 19th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Window: TBD


Date: December 2019

Vehicle: ULA Atlas V | AFSPC 7/OTV-6

Mission: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the AFSPC 7 mission for the U.S. Air Force. The mission’s primary payload is the X-37B, a spaceplane also called the Orbital Test Vehicle, on the program’s sixth mission. The rocket will fly in the 501 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage.

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

Launch Window: TBD