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Rocket Launch: September 9, 2018 11:28 PM EDT | SpaceX Falcon 9 Telstar 18 VANTAGE

Sep 09, 2018 September 9, 2018 11:28 PM EDT Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Space Launch Complex 40 SpaceX Falcon 9 Telstar 18 VANTAGE

MISSION

The next SpaceX launch sends communication satellite Telstar 18 VANTAGE into orbit, further connecting Asia to the Americas. This is the 3rd high throughput satellite built in the series for Telesat and follows Telstar 19 VANTAGE, the 2nd in the series.


LAUNCH VIEWING

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers the closest public viewing of launches, as well as launch commentary, bleacher seating and access to visitor complex exhibits and attractions.

Due to the launch window scheduled significantly outside visitor complex operating hours, no launch viewing opportunities are available for SpaceX Falcon 9 Telstar Vantage.


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Availability of upcoming viewing opportunities is dependent upon the scheduled launch time and is subject to NASA and  U.S. Air Force approval. 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.

SpaceX night launch of a Block 5 rocket from Launch Complex 40.

Rocket Launch: September 9, 2018 11:28 PM EDT | SpaceX Falcon 9 Telstar 18 VANTAGE

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