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Rocket Launch: NET July 2018 | SpaceX Falcon 9 Telstar 19 VANTAGE

NET July 2018 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 40 SpaceX Falcon 9 Telstar 19 VANTAGE


Telesat’s Telstar 19 VANTAGE will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket no earlier than July 2018. The satellite will provide increased communication coverage for the Americas. This is one satellite of a series, set to launch later this year.


Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers the closest public viewing of launches, as well as launch commentary, bleacher seating and access to visitor complex exhibits and attractions.

If launch transportation and viewing opportunities become available through the visitor complex:

  • Tickets are sold as soon as possible after a confirmed date and time is announced.
  • Tickets may be purchased online under the VIP Launch Viewing tab on the ticket page if/when tickets are available.
  • As viewing locations are accessible from inside the visitor complex entrance only, you must also purchase a daily admission ticket or an annual pass in order to use Launch Transportation/Viewing Tickets. Ticket holders are transported by Kennedy Space Center buses from the main visitor complex to the available viewing areas located beyond NASA’s gates.
  • Launch Transportation Tickets are date and mission specific, and are not valid for other launches.

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Availability of upcoming viewing opportunities is dependent upon the scheduled launch time and is subject to NASA and  U.S. Air Force approval. Launch date, time and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues, as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.

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