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SpaceX Falcon 9 Astra 1P/SES-24

Jun 20, 2024 05:35 PM Space Launch Complex 40 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

Add a rocket launch to your day! Viewing of the next SpaceX Falcon 9 launch is included with admission.

Launch Viewing

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
  • Limited bleacher seating. First-come, first-served basis.
  • Viewing area opens at 4:30 PM
  • Launch audio, video, and commentary by a space-expert communicator available
  • Atlantis North Lawn viewing area will remain open until 6:00 PM. If the launch has not occurred by 6:00 PM, the viewing area will close to guests due to the window extending beyond visitor complex operating hours.




June 20, 2024 | SpaceX Falcon 9 Astra 1P/SES-24


  • Launch Provider: SpaceX
  • Rocket Type: Falcon 9 | Block 5
  • Launch Pad: Space Launch Complex 40
  • Description: Television Satellite
  • Landing: Droneship

ASTRA 1P/SES-24, a classic wide-beam satellite, will support SES’s prime TV neighbourhood and enable content owners, private and public broadcasters across Germany, France and Spain to continue broadcasting satellite TV channels in the highest-picture quality in the most cost- efficient manner.