Launch Schedule

Launch Schedule

This page will update as launch schedules are frequently in flux

Dec 4: SpaceX CRS-19   

Launch Time :  12:48 p.m. Eastern
Mission: SpaceX CRS-19 Cargo Mission to International Space Station
Description: An uncrewed SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft will lift off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, delivering supplies and equipment to the International Space Station.

Dec 17: Starliner Orbital Flight Test (OFT)

Launch Time: 7:45 a.m. Eastern

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL

ULA Atlas V

Description: Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner will launch atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This is the first of two demonstration flights required to prove the space systems meet NASA’s requirements for certification to carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

 

2020

February 5, 2020 – Solar Orbiter

Launch time: 11:15 p.m. Eastern

Description: Solar Orbiter, a joint NASA/ESA (European Space Agency) mission, will address central questions concerning our star, the Sun. The spacecraft will launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 411 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral. NASA’s Launch Services Program is managing the launch.

April TBD

Mission: Expedition 63 Launch
Description: NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian space agency Roscosmos cosmonauts Nikolai Tikhonov and Andrei Babkin launch aboard a Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station. This will be the third spaceflight for Cassidy.

July
Mission: Mars 2020 Rover
Description: Mars 2020 will search for signs of habitable conditions on Mars in the ancient past and for signs of past microbial life itself. The rover will launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

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Past

Nov 11: SpaceX Starlink 1
Launch Time: 9:55 a.m. EST
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL

 

Nov 2: Northrop Grumman Antares NG-12
Launch time: 959 AM ET (1359 GMT)
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
Northrop Grumman Antares/Cygnus resupply ship to ISS

Description: Northrop Grumman’s twelfth contracted commercial resupply services mission, launching aboard an Antares rocket from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, will deliver several tons of cargo to the International Space Station. Cargo includes the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-02, an experiment that will look for evidence of dark, strange and anti-matter to help us understand how our universe was formed.