Future Rocket Launch Schedule 2019 and beyond

Atlas V launch as seen from Hangar Beach
Atlas V launch as seen from Hangar Beach

All launch dates are provisionally and are subject to change, you should always check with the Kennedy Space Center before making a special trip.

Future Launch Schedule for 2019 and beyond

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February 2019 - United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, Solar Orbiter

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch the Solar Orbiter probe for the European Space Agency to provide the closest ever views of the Sun.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–41.

February 2019 - United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, AEHF–6

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch the sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite for the U.S. military.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–41.

2019 - United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, Peregrine

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch the Peregrine lunar lander for Astrobotic.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–41.

2019 - United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, STP–3

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch a group of military and scientific research satellites as part of the U.S. Air Force Test Program–3.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–41.

2019 - United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, OTV–6

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch one of the top-secret X–37B Orbital Test Vehicles for the US military on its sixth mission.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–41.

July 2020 - United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, Mars 2020

The Atlas V rocket will launch the Mars 2020 rover project to land on the red planet. The new rover is based on the Curiosity rover but with a new payload.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–41.

May 2018 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - GPS IIIA–2

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the GPS IIIA–2 satellite for the USAF.

June 2018 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - In Flight Abort Test

A modified SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon 2 crew capsule and perform an in flight abort test.

Quarter 2, 2018 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - Telstar 19V

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Telstar 19V communications satellite for Telesat of Canada.

Quarter 2, 2018 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - Telstar 18V

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Telstar 18V communications satellite for Telesat of Canada.

Late 2018 - United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy Rocket, NROL–44

The Delta IV Heavy rocket will launch a classified payroll for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–37B.

TBC 2019 - United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, NROL–52

The Atlas V rocket will launch a classified payroll for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–41.

TBC 2019 - SpaceX Falcon Heavy - Lunar Free-Return Mission

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch a crewed Dragon 2 capsule with two private fee paying passengers. on a trip around the moon and back.

April 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 16

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 18th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 16th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

Quarter 2 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9, Amos 17

A flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Amos 17 communications satellite for Spacecom of Israel.

This mission is a replacement launch for Spacecom. On September 1, 2016, the ill fated Amos 6 satellite was destroyed when a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the pad just before commencement of a static-fire test.

June 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 17

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 19th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 17th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

August 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 18

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 20th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 18th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

Quarter 3, 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 19

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 21st Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 19th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

TBC 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - JCSat 18/Kacific 1

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the JCSat 18/Kacific 1 satellites for JSAT Corporation and Kacific Ltd.

Quarter 4, 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 20

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 22nd Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 20th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

Quarter 4, 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9, USCV–1 (NASA Crew Flight 1)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Crew Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the first crew flight for NASA to the International Space Station.

TBC 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 21

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 23rd Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 21st resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

TBC 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - GPS IIIA–3

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the GPS IIIA–3 satellite for the USAF.

TBC 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - SXM–7

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SXM–7 satellite for SiriusXM.

TBC 2019 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - SXM–8

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SXM–8 satellite for SiriusXM.

2020 - United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser

The Atlas V rocket will launch the first prototype Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser, a re-usable mini space shuttle. A second launch is scheduled for 2021.

Launch will be from launch pad SLC–41.

TBC 2020 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - GTO-C

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the GTO-C satellite for Spaceflight Industries.

TBC 2020 - SpaceX Falcon 9 Heavy - ViaSat–3

A SpaceX Falcon 9 Heavy rocket will launch the ViaSat–3 satellite for ViaSat.

TBC 2020 - SpaceX Falcon 9, Amos 8

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Amos 8 communications satellite for Spacecom of Israel. This satellite is a direct replacement for the ill fated Amos 6 satellite that was destroyed when a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the pad just before commencement of a static-fire test in 2016.

TBC 2020 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 22

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 24th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 22nd resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

TBC 2020 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 23

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 25th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 23rd resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

TBC 2020 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 24

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 26th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 24th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

TBC 2020 - SpaceX Falcon 9, USCV–2 (NASA Crew Flight 2)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Crew Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the second crew flight for NASA to the International Space Station.

TBC 2021 - SpaceX Falcon 9 - SWOT

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SWOT (Surface water & ocean topography) satellite for NASA, CNES (France)and CSA (Canada).

TBC 2021 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 25

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 27th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 25th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

TBC 2021 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 26

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 28th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 26th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

TBC 2021 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 27

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 29th Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the 27th resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

TBC 2021 - SpaceX Falcon 9, USCV–3 (NASA Crew Flight 3)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Crew Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the third crew flight for NASA to the International Space Station.

TBC 2022 - SpaceX Falcon 9, USCV–4 (NASA Crew Flight 4)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Crew Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the fourth crew flight for NASA to the International Space Station.

TBC 2023 - SpaceX Falcon 9, USCV–5 (NASA Crew Flight 5)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Crew Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the fifth crew flight for NASA to the International Space Station.

TBC 2024 - SpaceX Falcon 9, USCV–6 (NASA Crew Flight 6)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Crew Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the sixth crew flight for NASA to the International Space Station.

Sources

  • Kennedy Space Center
  • Space Flight Now
  • Aviation Week and Space Technology
  • SpaceX
  • United Launch Alliance
  • Wikipedia

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