2018 U.S. Space Launch Manifest

Launch of Iridium-4 from Vandenberg AFB, California. Photo: SpaceX

–  Last updated Oct 5, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. EDT

 

NEXT U.S. LAUNCH:

 

 

 

Mission: SpaceX / SAOCOM 1A
– Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Rocket
– Launch Site:  SLC-4E / Vandenberg AFB, Ca.

 

 

SpaceX is targeting no earlier than October 7 at 7:22 p.m. PDT (10:22 p.m. EDT), to launch the SAOCOM 1A satellite from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California.

The launch will also mark the first time SpaceX will attempt to land the rocket’s first stage back on land at Vandenberg.

 

 

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2018 U.S. LAUNCH MANIFEST  ( company / rocket / payload / launch time )

 

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station & Kennedy Space Center, Florida

 

  • OCT 17:  ULA / Atlas V rocket / AEHF-4 for USAF / 12:15am – 2:15am EDT
  • OCT 26:  Northrop Grumman / Pegasus XL rocket / NASA’s ICON satellite / 4:00am – 5:30am EDT
  • LATE NOV TBD:  SpaceX / Falcon 9 rocket / Dragon CRS-16 ISS Resupply for NASA / 4:19pm EST
  • DEC TBD:  SpaceX / Falcon 9 rocket / GPS 3-01 FOR USAF / TBD
  • LATE 2018 / EARLY 2019:  SpaceX / Falcon 9 rocket / Crew Dragon Demo (uncrewed) / TBD
  • EARLY 2019:  ULA / Delta IV rocket / WGS-10 for USAF / TBD
  • EARLY 2019:  ULA / Atlas V rocket / Boeing Starliner Crew Demo (uncrewed) / TBD

 

 

 – Will be updated as schedules become more certain.

 

 

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

 

  • OCT 7:  SpaceX / Falcon 9 Rocket / SAOCOM 1A Satellite / 7:22pm PDT
  • NOV TBD:  SpaceX / Falcon 9 Rocket / Iridium NEXT 66-75 / TBD
  • NOV TBD:  SpaceX / Falcon 9 Rocket / Spaceflight SSO-A rideshare satellites / TBD
  • DEC TBD:  ULA / Delta IV Heavy rocket / Classified NROL-71 / TBD

 

 

Wallops Flight Facility, VA

 

  • NOV 15:  Orbital ATK / Antares / Cygnus OA-10 NASA ISS Resupply / TBD