SPACE COAST — Those who love watching rocket launches from Florida’s Space Coast have a lot to look forward to in the next several days as there are three launches scheduled, including two SpaceX Falcon 9 launches.
What You Need To Know
- ULA to launch satellite after midnight on Saturday
- Sunday morning will see a SpaceX launch
- Falcon 9 will launch another one on Tuesday
- See the launch schedule here
The first of the launches is a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket that is scheduled to launch early Saturday morning.
This particular rocket really lights up the night sky with lots of firepower.
On top of ULA’s most powerful vehicle will be an intelligence-gathering satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office. There is an hour-long window for the launch beginning at 12:14 a.m. Saturday.
The last Delta IV Heavy rocket to launch was more than two years ago, back in August 2018.
At 10:33 a.m. Sunday morning, a SpaceX Falcon 9 is scheduled to launch from Kennedy Space Center. That rocket will carry 60 Starlink internet satellites.
On Tuesday, another Falcon 9 is scheduled to launch carrying a Space Force GPS satellite. That is scheduled for 9:55 p.m. Tuesday.