SPACE COAST LAUNCH SCHEDULE
  • Date: Friday, March 15
  • Vehicle: ULA Delta IV
  • Missions: 10th Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft
  • Launch Site: Space Launch Complex-37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
  • Launch Window: Opens at 6:56 p.m. ET
A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket sits on Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center ahead of the rocket's 1st test flight, which will carry a Tesla Roadster into space. (SpaceX)
A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket sits on Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center ahead of the rocket's 1st test flight, which will carry a Tesla Roadster into space. (SpaceX)
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MARCH 2019

  • Date: No earlier than March
  • Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon Heavy
  • Mission: Arabsat 6A
  • Launch Site: Space Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center
  • Launch Window: TBA

APRIL 2019

  • Vehicle: ULA Atlas V
  • Mission: Boeing Starliner crew capsule test (capsule will be unmanned for test flight)
  • Launch Site: Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
  • Launch Window: TBA
  • Launch Date: No earlier than April

JUNE 2019

  • Date: June 12
  • Vehicle: Orion test vehicle aboard an Orbital ATK booster rocket
  • Mission: Test of Orion's Ascent Abort-2. This will not go into space but will be a test of the spacecraft's capability to separate from a rocket during a launch abort. Orion test vehicle, which will eventually carry humans, will separate from booster at 31,000 feet
  • Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
  • Launch Window: TBA

JULY 2019

  • Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9
  • Mission: Dragon crew capsule flight test to ISS (with 2 NASA astronauts aboard)
  • Launch Site: Space Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center
  • Launch Window: TBA

AUGUST 2019

  • Vehicle: ULA Altas V
  • Mission: Boeing Starliner crew capsule flight test to ISS (with 2 crew members aboard)
  • Launch Site: Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
  • Launch Window: TBA

(Sources: SpaceX, NASA, United Launch Alliance, 45th Space Wing, Boeing, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Lockheed Martin)

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