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SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 5-12

Jun 23, 2023 11:35 AM Space Launch Complex 40 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station



SpaceX's Starlink is 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. The launch window opens at 09:00 AM ET and concludes at 11:42 AM ET.

The Falcon 9's booster will land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.



Watch the mighty Falcon 9 rocket from one of the following locations:


ROCKET LAUNCH: June 23, 2023 | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 5-12

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 engine-end of Saturn 1B rocket in the Rocket Garden at 7:30 AM
  • Launch audio and communicator commentary available
  • Includes light snack and souvenir (redeemed at LC-39 viewing site)


Atlantis North Lawn

Located to the left when approaching Space Shuttle Atlantis®

Included with admission

  • See the rocket once it clears the tree line
  • Approximately 6.7 miles / 10.8 kilometers from the launch pad
  • Viewing area opens at 8:00 AM
  • Launch audio, video, and communicator commentary available



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.