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Upcoming Missions This Year

Dec 15 JCSAT 18 - Kacific 1
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time 8:38 PM EST / 2019-12-16 01:38:00Z

The JCSAT 18 / Kacific 1 communications satellite is being prepared to launch atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida. JCSAT 18/Kacific 1 was built by Boeing, but is owned by both SKY Perfect JSAT Corp. and Kacific Broadband Satellites and is designed to provide broadband services across Asia.

NETDec 20 Starliner CST-100 OFT-1
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Vehicle Atlas V 401
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time TBD

Boeing's Starliner CST-100 Orbital Flight Test-1 (OFT-1) is the first test flight (uncrewed) of the new commercial spacecraft. Starliner is designed to fly on an Atlas-V N22 booster to carry astronauts to the International Space Station. The version of the Atlas V tasked with sending the space "taxi" to the ISS is different from other iterations of the rocket in that it has two engines in the Centaur second stage. Delayed to Dec. 17, 2019. Delayed to Dec. 20, 2019

NETDec GPS 3-03
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the U.S. Air Force’s third third-generation navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System. The satellite is built by Lockheed Martin.

Missions No Earlier Than 2019

NET2019 Crew Dragon Demo 2
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Vehicle Falcon 9 (Crew Dragon)
Location Kennedy Space Center LC-39A
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on its first crewed test flight. NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will fly on the Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. The Crew Dragon spacecraft will return to a splashdown at sea.

Missions No Earlier Than 2020

Feb 5 Solar Orbiter
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Vehicle Atlas V 411
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time 6:15 AM EST / 2020-02-05 11:15:00Z

Solar Orbiter, a joint NASA/ESA (European Space Agency) mission, is designed to answer questions concerning the Sun. The spacecraft is slated to launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 411 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral. NASA’s Launch Services Program will manage the launch.

NET2020 SAOCOM 1B
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Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Vandenberg AFB SLC-4
Time TBD

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SAOCOM 1B satellite for CONAE, Argentina’s space agency. SAOCOM 1B is the second of two SAOCOM 1-series Earth observation satellites designed to provide radar imagery to help emergency responders and monitor the environment, including the collection of soil moisture measurements.