Current Rocket Launch Schedule 2014

Atlas V Rocket Launch [Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls]
Atlas V Rocket Launch [Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls]

If you ever get the opportunity to watch the launch of a rocket then you do not want to miss it; it is an experience of a lifetime. Words cannot describe the sounds of a rocket blasting off from the Kennedy Space Center.

Upcoming launches

Note that all launch dates are provisional and are subject to change, you should always check with the Kennedy Space Center before making a special trip. Click to see the next launch date.

Click here for previous launch details for 2013.

January 6, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, Thaicom 6

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Thaicom 6 communications satellite to be deployed in the Southeast Asia and Africa regions.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from August, October, December 12 and 20, 2013 and January 3 2014.

January 23, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, TDRS L

The Atlas 5 rocket launched the TDRS L communications and data relay satellite for NASA.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–41.

March 30, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 3

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch fifth Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the third resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

Launch window is from 10:50 p.m. from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from April 6, September 30, November 11, December 9, 2013, January 15, February 11 and 22, March 1 and March 16, 2014. Likely to be further delayed because a fire has damaged part of the Eastern range radar system.

April 10, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, NROL–67

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket will launch a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Launch window is at 2:48 pm EDT from launch pad SLC–41.

Delayed from March 25 and 27. Likely to be further delayed because a fire has damaged part of the Eastern range radar system.

April 30, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, Orbcomm OG2

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch eight second-generation Orbcomm communications satellites.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–40 .

Delayed from September and November 2013.

May 7, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, NROL–33

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket will launch a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–41.

May 15, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Rocket, GPS 2F–6

The Delta 4 rocket will launch the sixth block 2F Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) satellite for the U.S. Air Force.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–37B.

May, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, AsiaSat 8

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the AsiaSat 8 communications satellite.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from April.

Summer, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, AsiaSat 6

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the AsiaSat 6 communications satellite.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from May.

July, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Rocket, GPS 2F–7

The Delta 4 rocket will launch the seventh block 2F Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) satellite for the U.S. Air Force.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–41.

Quarter 3, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Rocket, AFSPC 4

The Delta 4 rocket will launch the AFSPC 4 mission for the U.S. Air Force.

Launch was from launch pad SLC–37B.

Delayed from February, moved forward from December.

August 8, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 3

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch sixth Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the fourth resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from April 6 and 29, June 6 and 8 and July 25.

September, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, CLIO

The Atlas 5 rocket will launch the CLIO mission on a commercial flight for a U.S. government customer.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–41.

November 26, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket, MMS

The Atlas 5 rocket will launch NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission. The Magnetospheric Multiscale mission uses four identical spacecraft.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–41.

November 27, 2014 - SpaceX Falcon 9, CRS 3

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch seventh Dragon spacecraft. The purpose of the mission is to take the fifth resupply cargo load to the International Space Station.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–40.

Delayed from September 12.

December, 2014 - United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy Rocket, EFT–1

The Delta 4 Heavy rocket will launch NASA’s Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle on Exploration Flight Test–1.

Launch is from launch pad SLC–37B.

Delayed from December.

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