Schedule of Upcoming Rocket Launches From Cape Canaveral In January

By  //  December 23, 2016

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Features Four Launches Scheduled For January

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch EchoStar 23 communications satellite for EchoStar Corp.

Early January 2017 – Falcon 9 • EchoStar 23 

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch EchoStar 23 communications satellite for EchoStar Corp. EchoStar 23, based on a spare platform from the canceled CMBStar 1 satellite program, will provide direct-to-home television broadcast services over Brazil. Delayed from 3rd quarter and 4th quarter.

Launch Window Opens – TBA

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January 19/20 – Atlas 5 • SBIRS GEO Flight 3

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-066, will launch the U.S. military’s third Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite, or SBIRS GEO 3, for missile early-warning detection. The rocket will fly in the 401 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. Delayed from May 26, July 27 and Oct. 3.

Launch Window Opens – 7:46 p.m.– 8:26 p.m. ET

January 22 – Falcon 9 • SpaceX CRS 10

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 12th Dragon spacecraft on the 10th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Delayed from Feb. 13, June 10 and Aug. 1. Moved up from Nov. 21. Delayed from Nov. 11.

Launch Window Opens – TBA

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January – Falcon 9 • SES 10

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SES 10 communications satellite. Owned by SES of Luxembourg, the spacecraft will provide direct-to-home TV broadcasting and other telecommunication services for Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and South America. It will also cover Brazil and support offshore oil and gas exploration. Delayed from 3rd Quarter and October.

Launch Window Opens – TBA

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