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Upcoming Missions This Year for: cape canaveral

Dec 18 GPS 3-01
Vehicle Falcon 9 v1.2
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40
Time 9:24 AM EST / 2018-12-18 14:24:00Z
Window 26 minutes

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

Vehicle Pegasus-XL
Location Cape Canaveral AFS
Time TBD
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.

Missions No Earlier Than 2019 for: cape canaveral

Jan 23 WGS-10
Vehicle Delta IV Medium+ (5,4)
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-37
Time 6:00 PM EST / 2019-01-23 23:00:00Z
Window 6 hours

Boeing Satellite Systems was selected to develop the WGS system as successors to the DSCS-3 series of DOD communications satellites. This will be the 10th satellite of 12 to be launched.