2018 U.S. Space Launch Manifest

SES-9 launch off SLC-40. Photo Credit: John Studwell / AmericaSpace

–  Last updated July 18, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m. EDT

 

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Telstar 19 VANTAGE shown in antenna testing at SSL in Palo Alto, Calif, before it was shipped to Cape Canaveral AFS. Photo: SSL / Telesat

 

Mission: SpaceX / Telstar 19 VANTAGE
– Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 ‘Block 5’ Rocket
– Launch Site:  SLC-40 / Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla.

 

 

SpaceX is targeting no earlier than July 22, 2018 at 1:50 a.m. EDT to launch the Telstar 19 VANTAGE communications satellite for Telesat, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The launch window extends to 5:50 a.m. EDT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station & Kennedy Space Center, Florida

 

  • JULY 22:  SpaceX / Falcon 9 rocket / Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite / TBD
  • AUGUST 4:  ULA / Delta-IV Heavy rocket / Parker Solar Probe for NASA / TBD
  • AUGUST (Net):  SpaceX / Falcon 9 rocket / Merah Putih satellite / TBD
  • AUGUST (Net):  SpaceX / Falcon 9 rocket / Crew Dragon Demo (uncrewed) / TBD
  • OCT TBD:  ULA / Atlas V rocket / AEHF-4 for USAF / TBD
  • NOV TBD:  ULA / Delta IV rocket / WGS-10 forn USAF / TBD
  • NOV TBD:  SpaceX / Falcon 9 rocket / Dragon CRS-16 ISS Resupply for NASA / TBD
  • LATE 2018 TBD:  ULA / Atlas V rocket / Boeing Starliner Crew Demo (uncrewed) / TBD

 

 

 – Will be updated as schedules become more certain.

 

 

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

 

  • JULY 24 NET:  SpaceX / Falcon-9 / Iridium Next 56-65 / Time TBD
  • AUGUST / SEP:  SpaceX / Falcon-9 / Iridium Next 66-75 / TBD
  • SEP 12:  ULA / The final Delta II rocket / NASA ICESat 2 satellite / 8:46 a.m. EDT
  • SEP / OCT:  ULA / Delta IV Heavy rocket / Classified NROL-71 / TBD

 

 

Wallops Flight Facility, VA

 

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