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Upcoming Rocket Launch Schedule for SpaceX and NASA in Florida

Florida’s Space Coast, home to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, witnessed a remarkable 72 orbital launches last year. With 13 rockets already launched by the end of February, officials anticipate a record-breaking total of 111 launches in 2024, primarily led by SpaceX missions, notably the Starlink internet-satellite constellation deployments.

Here’s a rundown of the latest missions scheduled from Cape Canaveral, all listed in Eastern Standard Time. Please note that dates and times are subject to change.

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Monday, March 4: SpaceX Starlink 6-41

Though not officially announced by SpaceX, a Federal Aviation Administration operations plan advisory indicates a launch window opening on Monday night. Here are the details:

  • Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will deploy a batch of Starlink internet satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
  • Launch Window: 6:54 p.m. to 11:17 p.m.
  • Location: Launch Complex 40.
  • Trajectory: Southeast.
  • Local Sonic Boom: None.
  • Booster Landing: Drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Live Coverage: Coverage begins 90 minutes before liftoff at floridatoday.com/space.

Mid-March: SpaceX-NASA CRS-30

  • Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.
  • Launch: To be announced.
  • Location: Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center.
  • Local Sonic Boom: Expected.
  • Booster Landing: Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
  • Live Coverage: Coverage begins 90 minutes before liftoff at floridatoday.com/space.

For any inquiries or feedback, feel free to email FLORIDA TODAY Space Reporter Rick Neale at Rneale@floridatoday.com. For more space-related news, visit floridatoday.com/space.

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