Launch Details

Launch Details

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy GOES-U

Jun 25, 2024 05:16 PM Launch Complex 39A • Kennedy Space Center


Don't miss the launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket carrying the GOES-U satellite!
Join us and view liftoff from one of the following locations:

Feel The Heat Launch Viewing Package

UPDATE, June 11, 2024: Feel the Heat launch viewing packages are currently sold out. However, please check back as additional tickets may become available at a later date.

Get as close to the launch pad as possible. From here, you will see the rocket leave the pad! Plus, gain exclusive access to the Apollo/Saturn V Center exhibits and attractions during the launch window. 

WHERE: Apollo/Saturn V Lawn Viewing at Apollo/Saturn V Center
DISTANCE: Approximately 3.9 miles/6.27 kilometers 
PRICE: $250 plus tax, available online only

Included with admission

Atlantis North Lawn, located to the left when approaching Space Shuttle Atlantis®

Gateway Pavilion, located to the right of the Rocket Garden

  • Included with admission to the visitor complex
  • Approximately 7.5 miles / 12 kilometers from the launch pad
  • See the rocket once it clears the tree line
  • Atlantis North Lawn viewing area opens at 2:30 PM
  • Audio and video commentary for the launch is available in both locations, with expert commentary from a space expert at Atlantis North Lawn.

Buy Admission
SpaceX Falcon Heavy launching from Launch Complex 39A

NET June 25, 2024 | SpaceX Falcon Heavy GOES-U


  • Launch Provider: SpaceX
  • Rocket Type: Falcon Heavy
  • Payload: Geostationary Environmental Satellite
  • Booster(s): Landing Zones 1 & 2 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) is a collaborative NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and NASA program providing continuous imagery and data on atmospheric conditions and solar activity.