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Upcoming Missions This Year for: cape canaveral

Oct 26 ICON
Vehicle Pegasus-XL
Location Cape Canaveral AFS
Time 4:00 AM EDT / 2018-10-26 08:00:00Z
Window 1 hour, 30 minutes
northrop grumman

NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) satellite will be the 44th satellite launched to orbit by the air-dropped Pegasus XL rocket, carried to drop altitude by an L-1011 carrier aircraft. ICON will study Earth's ionosphere, a region of the upper atmosphere affected by solar storms and weather phenomena where terrestrial weather meets space weather. Disturbances in the ionosphere affect GPS/satellite navigation and radio transmissions.

NETDec 15 GPS 3-01
Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time TBD

GPS III SV01 is the first of the U.S. Air Force’s third-generation Global Positioning System (GPS III) navigation satellites. The first GPS III satellites are scheduled for launch in 2018, continuing through at least 2022. The GPS III SV01 spacecraft was delivered to Cape Canaveral in late August 2018.

Missions No Earlier Than 2018 for: cape canaveral

NET2018 Es'hail 2
Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time TBD

Es'hail 2 is a communications satellite that will be operated by Es’hailSat, Qatar's Satellite Company once it reaches orbit. It will feature an amateur radio payload. The spacecraft will be positioned at the 26° East hotspot position for TV broadcasting and should significantly add to the company’s ability to provide high quality, premium DTH television content across the Middle East and North Africa.