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Rocket Launch: October 24, 2020 11:21 AM ET | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink-14 (15th mission)

Oct 24, 2020 11:21 AM Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink-14 (15th mission)

UPDATE: SpaceX is now targeting October 24, 2020 at 11:21 AM ET for the 15th Starlink mission.


MISSION

SpaceX is scheduled to launch the 15th mission of the constellation of networked satellites known as Starlink. The goal of Starlink is to create a network that will help provide internet services to those who are not yet connected, and to provide reliable and affordable internet across the globe.


LAUNCH VIEWING

Launch viewing opportunities may be offered from the main visitor complex. If the launch date and time are within the visitor complex’s operating hours, guests may be able to view the launch from the main visitor complex with an Explore More admission ticket. The Explore More admission ticket is not a launch viewing ticket. It is date-specific and is not transferrable between dates. 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.

Watch a Falcon 9 blast off from Cape Canaveral. Launch viewing is available from the following location:

NORTH ATLANTIS LAWN

  • Approximately 6.7 miles/10.8 kilometers from launch pad.
  • Included with entry to the visitor complex.
  • Bleacher seating and launch commentary with access to restrooms.
  • Launch viewing area opens at 10:15 AM with launch video feed.
  • BUY ADMISSION

Be sure to arrive early and prepare for increased attendance and traffic on launch days. The visitor complex will open at 10:00 AM. Plan ahead for traffic, parking, temperature check lines and security screening. The viewing location and the available bleacher seating is first come, first served. The Explore More admission ticket is not a launch viewing ticket. The ticket is date specific and is not transferable between days. Launch date, time, and viewing opportunities are subject to change.

As part of our commitment to creating a Trusted Space for our guests and employees, measures and procedures are in place including limiting attendance, requiring face coverings and temperature checks, accommodating social distancing and increasing the frequency of sanitization. Learn more about the visitor complex's commitment to creating a trusted space for you and your crew.


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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.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon cargo module lifts off Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in the early afternoon on Dec. 5, 2019. Liftoff was at 12:29 p.m. EST.

Rocket Launch: October 24, 2020 11:21 AM ET | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink-14 (15th mission)

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