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Date: Sunday, March 19
Vehicle: Atlas V
Mission: OA-7: ISS resupply mission with Cygnus spacecraft
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 41
Launch Window: 30-minute launch window opens at 10:56 p.m. 

 

Upcoming Launches

 

 

 

Launched

 

 

Launched Successfully                                           


Date: Thursday, March 16
Vehicle: Falcon 9
Mission: Echostar XXIII satellite
Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center Launch Pad 39A
Launch Window: Opens at 1:35 a.m. 

 

Launched Successfully


Date: Thursday, Feb. 19
Vehicle: Falcon 9 rocket
Mission: NASA CRS-10: cargo mission to International Space Station
Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center Launch Pad 39A
Launch Window: 9:38 a.m.

 

 

 Launched Successful                                                     Atlas V SLC 41 
Date: Thursday, Jan. 20, 2017
Vehicle: Atlas V
Mission: SBIRS GEO-3 satellite
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: 7:42 PM

 

2016 Launches from Cape Canaveral 

 

     Launched Successful                                               Photo: NASA

Date: Monday, Dec. 12
Vehicle: Orbital ATK Pegasus XL rocket
Mission: Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), which will study hurricanes
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: 90-minute window opens at 8:19 a.m.
Orbital ATK Pegasus XL rocket
The Pegasus is an air-launched rocket developed by Orbital ATK, formerly Orbital Sciences Corporation. Capable of carrying small payloads of up to 443 kilograms (977 lb) into low Earth orbit, Pegasus first flew in 1990 and remains active as of 2016

 

Delta IV- WGS 8- Rocket Launch

    Launched successfully

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Vehicle: Delta IV Medium+
Mission: WGS 8 (Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft)
Launch Site: SLC 37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: 6:53 p.m. to 7:42 p.m.

A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the eighth 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.

 

 

 

Atlas V- GOES-R- Rocket Launch

    Launched successfully

Date: November 19, 2016
Vehicle: Atlas V
Mission: GOES-R (NASA/NOAA weather satellite)
Launch Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: 5:40 – 7:40 pm ET

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-063, will launch GOES-R, the first next-generation geostationary weather satellite for NASA and NOAA. GOES-R will orbit 22,300 miles above the equator to monitor weather conditions across the United States. The rocket will fly in the 541 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, four solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage.

 

Atlas V- OSIRIS-REx- Rocket Launch

     Launched Successful


Date: September 8, 2016
Vehicle: Atlas V
Mission: OSIRIS-REx (Asteroid sample return mission)
Site: SLC-37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: 7:10 pm – 8:40 pm
Security-Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on the first U.S. mission to sample an asteroid, retrieve at least two ounces of surface material and return it to Earth for study

 

 

Falcon 9- AMOS 6- Rocket Launch

              Rocket Blew Up

Date: September 3, 2016

Vehicle: Falcon 9
Mission: Amos 6
Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: 3:00 am – 5:00 am EDT

SpaceX will launch the Amos 6 communications satellite for Spacecom of Israel, which will support the Israeli government’s satellite communications needs and provide communications and broadcast services over a coverage area stretching from the U.S. Coast to Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

 

 

 

Delta IV- AFSPC 6- Rocket Launch

        Launched Successful

 

Date:   AUG 19, 2016
Vehicle:  DELTA IV MEDIUM+ (4,2)
Mission: AFSPC-6 / GSSAP
Launch Site:
Launch Window:
12:00 am – 4:00 am

 

Atlas V- NROL-61- Rocket Launch

 

        Launched successful

Date: July 28, 2016
Vehicle: Atlas V
Mission: NROL-61 (National Reconnaissance Office classified)
Launch Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: TBD

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-064, 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.

 

 

Falcon 9 – SpaceX CRS 9 – Rocket Launch

            Launched successful

Date: Monday, July 18
Vehicle: Falcon 9
Mission: SpaceX CRS 9 (Commercial Resupply Services – Dragon)
Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: No earlier than 12:45 a.m. EDT

SpaceX will conduct its tenth overall flight to the International Space Station using the newly upgraded Falcon 9 v1.2 booster, which sports stretched fuel tanks and nine Merlin 1D engines. The company’s Dragon spacecraft will be filled with supplies, items for the crew as well as experiments to be used on the orbiting lab.

Atlas V- MUOS 5- Rocket Launch

             Launched successful

Date: June 24, 2016 10:30 am EDT

Vehicle: Atlas 5
Mission: MUOS 5
Launch Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: 10:30-11:14 am EDT

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-063, will launch the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite for the U.S. Navy. Built by Lockheed Martin, this U.S. military spacecraft will provide narrowband tactical communications designed to significantly improve ground communications for U.S. forces on the move. 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.

 

Falcon 9 – SpaceX Eutelsat 117 West B & ABS 2A- Rocket Launch

          Launched successful


Date: June 15, 2016
Vehicle: Falcon 9
Mission: Eutelsat 117 West B & ABS 2A
Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: 10:29 a.m

 A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Eutelsat 117 West B and ABS 2A communications satellites. Eutelsat 117 West B will provide Latin America with video, data, government, and mobile services for Paris-based Eutelsat. ABS 2A will distribute direct-to-home television, mobile and maritime communications services across Russia, India, the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean region for Asia Broadcast Satellite of Bermuda and Hong Kong. Built by Boeing, the satellites will launch in a conjoined configuration and will use all-electric propulsion for orbit-raising.

 

 

 

Delta IV Heavy- NROL-37 Rocket Launch

          Launched Successful
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Date: June 11, 2016
Vehicle: Delta IV Heavy
Mission: NROL-37 (National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite)
Launch Site: SLC-37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Time: 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
Launch Window: 1:51 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

 

 

Falcon 9 – SpaceX CRS 11- Rocket Launch

Date: August 15, 2016
Vehicle: Falcon 9
Mission: SpaceX CRS 11 (Commercial Resupply Services – Dragon)
Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Launch Window: Not Yet Announced

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 13th Dragon spacecraft on the 11th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

 

 

Atlas V- EchoStar 19- Rocket Launch

Dates December 16, 2016
Time Launch window: 1:22 pm – 3:22 pm
Location Cape Canaveral Air Force Station- Launch site SLC-41

 

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the EchoStar 19 communications satellite to provide high-speed Internet services for HughesNet in North America. The satellite is also known as Jupiter 2. The rocket will fly in the 431 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, three solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage.

**Delayed from Nov. 10, Dec 8**

 

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