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SpaceX Falcon 9 GPS 3 SV06

Jan 18, 2023 07:00 AM Space Launch Complex 40 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station



 A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the U.S. Space Force's sixth third-generation navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System. The Falcon 9's first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. 

The satellite being launched was built by Lockheed Martin.

After the launch, be sure to re-enter the visitor complex with your valid admission ticket!



See the Falcon 9 rocket liftoff from our closest viewing location!

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from launch complex 40.

ROCKET LAUNCH: January 18, 2023 | SpaceX Falcon 9 GPS 3 SV06

Launch Viewing

LC-39 Observation Gantry


$49 in addition to daily admission


  • See the rocket leave the launch pad
  • Additional Launch Transportation Ticket (LTT) required in addition to valid daily admission ticket
  • Approximately 3.4 miles / 5.5 kilometers from launch pad
  • Buses will board at the Bus Embarkation area at 5:30 AM
  • Launch audio and communicator commentary available
  • Includes light snack and souvenir (redeemed at LC-39 viewing site)