december, 2017

15dec15:36Falcon 9 • Dragon SpX-13Cargo Mission to the International Space Station

Event Details

Launch Date: December 15, 2017
Launch Window:  15:36 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 FT
Launch Operator: SpaceX
Launch Site: SLC-40 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
Payload: Dragon SpX-13
Payload Manufacturer: SpaceX under NASA’s CRS Program


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 13th operational Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station on the company’s fourth mission under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services Program in 2017. Dragon SpX-13 is part of an extension to the original CRS-1 contract to bridge a gap to the second CRS contract round. The SpX-13 mission will carry the Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor and Atmosphere Space Interactions Monitor as external payloads. The Falcon 9 first stage will attempt a Return to Launch Site recovery via a powered landing in Cape Canaveral’s Landing Zone 1.


Mission Resources:

Mission Updates

? Live Launch Coverage

? Launch Vehicle Overview: Falcon 9 FT

? Payload Overview: Dragon Cargo Spacecraft

? Cargo Manifest

Countdown Timeline

Flight Profile

Launch Weather

? Launch Site Schedule


(Friday) 15:36 UTC


Space Launch Complex 40

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA