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Rocket Launch: December 2, 2021 6:12 PM EDT | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 4-3

Dec 02, 2021 06:12 PM Cape Canaveral SLC-40 SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 4-3


UPDATE 12/2: The time for Starlink 4-3 has moved. It is now targeted for today, December 2, 2021 6:12 PM EDT. Launch Transportation Tickets previously purchased for the December 1 attempt remain valid. 



Witness liftoff of the next rocket launch from the following locations:


$20 in addition to daily admission 

  • Approximately 6.2 miles/10 kilometers from launch pad. 
  • Located adjacent to the Apollo/Saturn V Center. 
  • Includes reserved bleacher seating, live launch commentary and access to the Apollo/Saturn V Center. 
  • Bus boarding for this location begins at 4:00 PM. Please have your ticket ready. It is not required or suggested to book a complimentary bus transportation reservation to the Apollo/Saturn V Center on-site if you purchase this launch transportation ticket. You will gain the same behind-the-gates access.




Included with daily admission

  • Approximately 6.7 miles/10.8 kilometers from launch pad. 
  • Located at the main visitor complex. 
  • Includes bleacher seating and launch commentary.  
  • The North Atlantis Lawn opens at 4:30 PM. This viewing location is to the left as you approach Space Shuttle Atlantis.



Be sure to arrive early and prepare for increased attendance and traffic on launch days. Leave time for parking and security screening as well when entering the complex. All attractions and exhibits at the main visitor complex will close as scheduled by 5:00 PM. The Apollo/Saturn V Center will remain open to those with a Banana Creek Launch Viewing Area ticket.

Viewing locations and available bleacher seating are first come, first served. Please note that all launch viewing tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Remember to review the Scrub Policy for Launch Transportation Tickets.   



SpaceX is scheduled to launch the next 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.




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 as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.

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Rocket Launch: December 2, 2021 6:12 PM EDT | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 4-3

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