Rocket Launch: NET December 15, 2017 at 10:36 AM EST | SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-13Dec 15, 2017 10:36 AM Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 40 Rocket Launch: NET December 15, 2017 at 10:36 AM EST | SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-13
SpaceX will launch a Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 on a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Dragon will deliver supplies, equipment and science investigations. Science investigations include the Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor, or TSIS-1 (a NASA instrument), and a fiber optic payload. SpaceX will attempt to land the first stage of Falcon 9 on the LZ-1 landing site located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
You are invited to witness the next SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the closest public launch viewing. Launch viewing opportunities for CRS-13 are available at Apollo/Saturn V Center and the main visitor complex with launch commentary. Both viewing areas are accessible for visitors with daily admission tickets. No additional launch viewing transportation tickets are required. Visitors are transported by bus from inside the complex to the launch viewing area at Apollo/Saturn V Center, which is available first come, first served, until capacity is reached. Restrooms, dining and shopping are available at both viewing areas. The launch is visible from both viewing areas and the landing may be visible from the main visitor complex. The visitor complex opens at 9 am. Arrive early on launch day!
Launch date, time, and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute. Learn more about our Launch Scrub Policy.