2016 U.S. Space Launch Manifest

File photo: SpaceX Falcon-9 v1.1 "Full Thrust" rocket launching 11 Orbcomm OG-2 satellites Dec 2015. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace

File Photo: SpaceX Falcon-9 v1.1 “Full Thrust” rocket launching 11 Orbcomm OG-2 satellites Dec 2015. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace

–  Last updated February 10, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m. EST

 

NEXT U.S. LAUNCH

  

SES-9 satellite illustration. Credit: SES

SES-9 satellite illustration. Credit: SES


Mission:
 SpaceX / SES-9
– Launch Vehicle: Falcon-9 v1.1 “Full Thrust” Rocket
– Launch Site:  SLC-40, Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla

A SpaceX Falcon-9 v1.1 “Full Thrust” rocket is scheduled to launch the SES-9 communications satellite for SES of Luxembourg no-earlier-than (NET) February 24, 2016 from Launch Complex-40 / Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

SpaceX will NOT attempt to land the rocket’s first stage booster back on land at Landing Zone-1 (formerly LC-13), but will instead attempt again to land the booster on the company’s offshore Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship.

 

2016 U.S. LAUNCH MANIFEST ( company / rocket / payload / launch time )

 

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station & Kennedy Space Center, Florida

  • FEB 24 – SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / SES-9 Satellite / TBD
  • MARCH 10 – ULA / Atlas-V 401 / Cygnus OA-6 ISS Resupply / 3:08 – 3:38 a.m. EST 
  • MARCH 20 – SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / Dragon CRS-8 ISS Resupply / 12:33 a.m. EDT
  • MAY 5 – ULA / Atlas-V 551 / MUOS-5 satellite / TBD
  • MAY 12 – ULA / Delta-IV Heavy / NROL-37 classified / TBD
  • JUNE 24 – ULA / Atlas-V 421 / NROL-61 classified / TBD
  • JULY 21 – ULA / Delta-IV Medium+ (4,2) / AFSPC-6 for USAF / TBD
  • JULY 27 – ULA / Atlas-V 401 / SBIRS GEO-3 satellite for DOD / TBD
  • SEP 3 – ULA / Atlas-V 411 / OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission / 7:10 – 8:40 p.m. EDT
  • SEP 28 – ULA / Delta-IV Medium+ (5,4) / Wideband Global SATCOM-8 satellite for DOD / TBD
  • OCT 14 – ULA / Atlas-V 541 / GOES-R Weather satellite / TBD
  • OCT 17 – Orbital ATK / Pegasus air launch / NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) / TBD
  • NOV 10 – ULA / Atlas-V 431 / EchoStar-19 satellite / TBD

STILL TBD

  • SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / Eutelsat 117 West B and ABS 2A satellites / TBD (March timeframe)
  • SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / JCSAT 14 satellite / TBD
  • SpaceX / Falcon Heavy Inaugural Flight / TBD (fall timeframe, KSC pad 39A)
  • SpaceX / Falcon-9 v1.1 Rocket / AMOS-6 satellite / TBD (May timeframe)
  • SpaceX / Falcon-9 v1.1 Rocket / Dragon CRS-9 ISS Resupply / TBD
  • SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / Dragon CRS-10 ISS Resupply / TBD (June timeframe)
  • SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / Dragon CRS-11 ISS Resupply / TBD (August timeframe)
  • SpaceX / Falcon Heavy  / TBD / Misc satellites for USAF Space Test Program-2 / TBD (October timeframe, KSC pad 39A)
  • SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / Dragon CRS-12 ISS Resupply / TBD (December timeframe)
  • ULA / Atlas-V 531 / AEHF-4 satellite for DOD / TBD (December timeframe)
  • SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / Autonomous Crew Dragon ISS Demo Flight  / TBD (December timeframe)

 

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

  • TBD – Orbital ATK / Minotaur-C rocket / Skysat satellites for Google / TBD
  • TBD – SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / Iridium satellites (10) / TBD (August timeframe)
  • SEP 15 – ULA / Atlas-V 401 / WorldView-4 satellite / TBD
  • TBD – SpaceX / Enhanced Falcon-9 v1.1 / Iridium satellites (10) / TBD (October timeframe)
  • DEC 1 – ULA / Atlas-V 401 / NROL-79 classified / TBD

 

Wallops Flight Facility, VA

  • MAY 31 – Orbital ATK / Antares Return-to-Flight / Cygnus OA-5 ISS Resupply / TBD
  • OCT – Orbital ATK / Antares / Cygnus OA-7 ISS Resupply / TBD