COUNTDOWN TO THE NEXT LAUNCH
June 24, 2019 Launch Time: 11:30 PM EDT
Falcon Heavy • STP-2
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.
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One of the most dramatic events
With more launches happening now than ever before, now is the time to witness a rocket launch from Florida’s Space Coast. Rocket launches are a unique and spectacular sight: booming from the tip of Cape Canaveral as it rumbles into the cosmos above. It’s an exhilarating experience that you’ll never forget.
Centrally located 45 minutes east of Orlando, the Space Coast is America’s gateway to space and home to Kennedy Space Center. As you discover what makes up Florida’s Space Coast, you’ll learn that is so much more than the place for space. It’s a place where sandy beaches meet world-famous surfing and oceanfront happy hours; where nature provides a landscape to enjoy idyllic temperatures and it’s where cruise ships, natural wonders and rocket launches delight year-round.
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