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**launch dates / times are tentative and subject to changes at any time

SpaceX

Starlink

Current Launch Window:

September 18 - 1:57pm EDT

Mission:

Starlink 

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 

Location:

Pad 39a​, Kennedy Space Center

Rocket:

Falcon 9 Block 5

ULA

NROL-44

Current Launch Window:

September 26th

12:01am to 1:35am EDT

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Launch LiveStream

Mission:

NROL-44
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket will launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Liftoff will occur from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

 

This will be 141st mission for United Launch Alliance and our 29th for the NRO. It is the 385th Delta launch since 1960, the 12th Delta IV Heavy and the 8th Heavy for the NRO.

Location:

Space Launch Complex-37b

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

Rocket:

Delta IV Heavy

SpaceX

GPSIII-SV04

Current Launch Window:

September 30th - 8:00pm EDT

Mission:

GPS III-4

GPS Block IIIA consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites, which will be used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational. Lockheed Martin designed, developed and manufactured the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST) and all ten Block IIIA satellites

Location:

LC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL

Rocket:

Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX

SXM-7

Current Launch Window:

TBD

Mission:

SXM-7

SXM-7 is a satellite radio satellite for Sirius XM. It is being built by SSL.

Location:

Space Launch Complex-40

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

Rocket:

Falcon 9

ULA

NROL-101

Current Launch Window:

NET September

Mission:

NROL-101

A classified mission for the National Reconnaissance Office.

Location:

Space Launch Complex-41

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

Rocket:

AtlasV 531