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Rocket Launch: August 29, 2021 2:45 AM ET | SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-23

Aug 29, 2021 02:45 AM Kennedy Space Center LC-39A SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-23


SpaceX is sending the next cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station. It will carry scientific research and technology demonstrations such as “an investigation into protecting bone health with botanical byproducts, testing a way to monitor crew eye health, demonstrating improved dexterity of robots, exposing construction materials to the harsh environment of space, mitigating stress in plants, and more.” (NASA.gov) Learn more about the CRS-23 mission


The scheduled launch window is significantly outside visitor complex operation hours. Therefore, no viewing opportunities are available for this launch.  


Availability of upcoming viewing opportunities is dependent upon the scheduled launch time and is subject to NASA and U.S. Space Force approval. Launch date, time, and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues and range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Dragron Demo-1 launch from Launch Complex 39A

Rocket Launch: August 29, 2021 2:45 AM ET | SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-23