Falcon 9 payload shroud. (Credit: SpaceX)
Things are about to get very busy, with four American launches and a Russian one planned over a three-day period beginning on Sunday, Sept. 27.
Here’s the schedule as it stands now. Schedule subject to change without notice. Wagering strictly under penalty of law.
Sunday, September 27
Launch Vehicle: Delta IV HeavyPayload: NROL-44 reconnaissance satelliteTime: 12:10 a.m. EDT (1610 GMT)Location: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.Webcast: www.ulalaunch.com
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9Payloads: 60 Starlink satellite broadband spacecraftTime: 10:43 a.m. EDT (1443 GMT)Location: Kennedy Space Center, Fla.Webcast: www.spacex.com
Monday, September 28
Launch Vehicle: SoyuzPayloads: 3 Gonets M communications satellites plus ridesharesTime: 7:20 a.m. EDT (1120 GMT)Location: Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
Tuesday, September 29
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9Payload: GPS 3 SV04 navigation satelliteTime: 9:55 p.m. (0155 GMT)Location: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.Webcast: www.spacex.com
Launch Vehicle: AntaresPayload: NG-14 — Cygnus International Space Station resupply ship Time: 10:27 p.m. EDT (0227 GMT on Sept. 30)Location: Wallops Island, Va.Webcast: www.nasa.gov