Event Details
Launch Details

Launch Details

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SpaceX Falcon 9 SES 18 & SES 19

Mar 17, 2023 07:38 PM Space Launch Complex 40 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station



A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch SES 18 and SES 19 communications satellites for SES of Luxembourg. SES 18 and 19, built by Northrop Grumman, will provide C-band television and data services over the United States.

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



Watch the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket from the following location:

SpaceX Falcon 9 launching from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

ROCKET LAUNCH: March 17, 2023 | SpaceX Falcon 9 SES 18 & SES 19

Launch Viewing

LC-39 Observation Gantry (Sold Out)


$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 5:45 PM
  • Launch audio and communicator commentary available
  • Includes light snack and souvenir (redeemed at LC-39 viewing site)