Rocket Launches 2014

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

On this page, you will find details of all rocket launches during 2014 from the Kennedy Space Center.

Click here for previous launch details for 2013.

January 6, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, Thaicom 6

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Thaicom 6 communications satellite to be deployed in the Southeast Asia and Africa regions.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from August, October, December 12 and 20, 2013 and January 3 2014.

January 23, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, TDRS L

The Atlas 5 rocket launched the TDRS L communications and data relay satellite for NASA.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–41.

April 10, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, NROL–67

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket launched a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Launch was at 1:45 pm EDT from launch pad SLC–41.

Delayed from March 25 and 27.

Further delayed because a fire damaged part of the Eastern range radar system.

April 18, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 3

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the fifth Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the third resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

Launch was at 3:25 p.m. from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from April 6, September 30, November 11, December 9, 2013, January 15, February 11 and 22, March 1 and March 16, 2014.

Further delayed because a fire damaged part of the Eastern range radar system.

May 15, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Rocket, GPS 2F–6

The Delta 4 rocket will launch the sixth block 2F Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) satellite for the U.S. Air Force.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–37B.

May 22, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, NROL–33

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket launched a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–41.

Delayed from May 7.

July 14, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, Orbcomm OG2

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched six second-generation Orbcomm communications satellites.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from September and November 2013, April 30, May 10 and 27, June 11, 12, 15, 20, 21, 22 and 24, 2014.

July 28, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Rocket, AFSPC 4

The Delta 4 rocket will launch the AFSPC 4 mission consisting of two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites for the U.S. Air Force.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–37B at 7:28 p.m.

Delayed from February, moved up from December and then scrubbed several times due to bad weather.

August 2, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Rocket, GPS 2F–7

The Delta 4 rocket launched the seventh block 2F Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) satellite for the U.S. Air Force.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–41 at 11:23 p.m. EDT.

August 5, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, AsiaSat 8

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the AsiaSat 8 communications satellite.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from April, May, June and August 4.

September 7, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, AsiaSat 6

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the AsiaSat 6 communications satellite.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from May and August 25.

September 16, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, CLIO

The Atlas 5 rocket launched the CLIO mission on a commercial flight for a U.S. government customer.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–41.

September 21, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 4

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the sixth Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the fourth resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from April 6 and 29, June 6 and 8, July 25, August 8 and September 12.

October 27, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, GPS 2F–8

The Atlas 5 rocket launched the eighth block 2F Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) satellite for the U.S. Air Force.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–41.

December 5, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy Rocket, EFT–1

The Delta 4 Heavy rocket successfully launched NASA’s Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle on Exploration Flight Test–1. Orion orbited the Earth twice at a peak altitude of 3,600 miles before making a successful splash down in the Pacific Ocean.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–37B at 7:05 am EST.

Delayed from September and December 4.

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