Event Details
Payload Blog

Rocket Launch: February 21, 2019 8:45 PM EST | SpaceX Falcon 9 Nusantara Satu

Feb 21, 2019 8:45 PM EST Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 SpaceX Falcon 9 Nusantara Satu

MISSION

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch Nusantara Satu, a communication satellite for Indonesia, a commercial Moon lander and small satellites.


LAUNCH VIEWING

Don’t miss the next rocket launch! Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers the closest public viewing of launches, as well as launch commentary, bleacher seating and access to some visitor complex exhibits and attractions.


Launch viewing opportunities for Nusantara Satu are available at the following locations:

LC-39 Observation Gantry - SOLD OUT

Approximately 3.4 miles/5.5 kilometers from launch pad
$49 in addition to daily admission
Bleacher seating and launch commentary with access to restrooms.
Includes light meal and souvenir retail item.
Souvenirs available for purchase.

Apollo/Saturn V Center - SOLD OUT

Approximately 6.2 miles/10 kilometers from launch pad
$20 in addition to daily admission
Bleacher seating and launch commentary with access to restrooms.
Dining and souvenirs available for purchase.


Arrive Early!

Be sure to arrive early and prepare for increased attendance and traffic on launch days. Both viewing locations and the available bleacher seating are first come, first served. Launch Viewing Transportation tickets are date and mission specific, and are not valid for other launches. Learn more about our Launch Scrub Policy.

For this evening launch, only those with a Launch Transportation Ticket will be permitted through the main entrance. Daily admission is required in addition to these tickets, so arrive early and spend the day exploring the visitor complex! All exhibits and attractions, with the exception of the Apollo/Saturn V Center, will be closed for the launch.


After arriving and parking at the visitor complex:

  • Arrive early to ensure you have plenty of time to board your bus by the designated time. Bus boarding for both locations will begin at 6:30 PM.
  • Kennedy Space Center buses transport from the inside the main visitor complex to these special viewing areas beyond NASA’s gates. Security protocol requires that all ticket holders must be transported by only visitor complex tour buses to these secure facilities.

Helpful Links:


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.

Image is a likeness of a launch.

SpaceX Falcon 9 GPS III SV01 launch

Rocket Launch: February 21, 2019 8:45 PM EST | SpaceX Falcon 9 Nusantara Satu

See a Rocket Launch Video

Rocket Launch: NET April 2019 | Commercial Crew Boeing Orbital Flight Test (UNCREWED)

Fly With An Astronaut | Mike Forman

Meet Astronaut Charlie Walker