Upcoming Rocket Launch List

February 12, 2020


**Launch dates are tentative and subject to change**

Date: March 11, 2020

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Mission: Starlink 5: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is expected to launch the sixth batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 5.

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center - LC-39A

Launch Window: 10:40 am


Date: March 19, 2020

Vehicle: United Launch Alliance Atlas V 500 Series

Mission: Atlas 5 AEHF 6: Will launch the sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite.

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 41

Launch Window: 3:22 pm - 5:22 pm


Date: March 30, 2020

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Mission: SAOCOM 1B: will launch the SAOCOM 1B satellite for CONAE, Argentina’s space agency.

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 40

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Date: April 29, 2020

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Mission: GPS 3 SV03: Will launch the U.S. Air Force's third third-generation navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System.

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 40

Launch Window: 7:00 am - 11:00 am


Date: May 7, 2020

Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Mission: Crew Dragon Demo 2: Will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on its first test flight with astronauts on-board to the International Space Station under the auspices of NASA's commercial crew program.

Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center - LC-39A

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Date: July 17, 2020

Vehicle: United Launch Alliance Atlas V 500 Series

Mission: Atlas 5 Mars 2020: Will launch NASA’s Mars 2020 rover to the Red Planet. After landing in February 2021, the Mars 2020 rover will study Martian geology, search for organic compounds, demonstrate the ability to generate oxygen from atmospheric carbon dioxide, and collect rock samples for return to Earth by a future mission.

Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - SLC 41

Launch Window: 9:00 am - 10:40 am