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Rocket Launch: January 6, 2022 4:49 PM EST | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 4-5

Jan 06, 2022 04:49 PM LC-39A SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 4-5


SpaceX launches the next Starlink mission, the constellation of networked satellites aimed to provide internet services to those who are not yet connected, and to provide reliable and affordable internet across the globe.  


Witness liftoff with daily admission to the visitor complex. The current launch window for Starlink 4-5 (the timeframe in which the launch could occur) is 4:49 PM - 6:47 PM. The main visitor complex closes at 5:00 PM except for the below launch viewing area, the Atlantis North Lawn, which will remain open until the launch or scrub.


Atlantis North Lawn Viewing Area
Located to the left when approaching Space Shuttle Atlantis®

  • Approximately 7.5 miles/12 kilometers from launch pad
  • See the rocket once it clears the tree line
  • Included with daily admission
  • Viewing area opens at 4:00 PM
  • Bleacher seating, live launch commentary and live launch feed
  • Dining and souvenirs available for purchase





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: January 6, 2022 4:49 PM EST | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 4-5