june, 2018

28jun00:00Falcon 9 • Dragon SpX-15Cargo Mission to the International Space Station

Event Details

Launch Date: NET June 28, 2018
Launch Window: TBA
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 FT
Launch Operator: SpaceX
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Florida
Payload: Dragon SpX-15
Payload Manufacturer: SpaceX under NASA’s CRS Program

 

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 15th operational Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station on the company’s second mission under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services Program in 2018. Dragon SpX-15 is part of an extension to the original CRS-1 contract to bridge a gap to the second CRS contract round. The SpX-15 mission will carry the ECOSTRESS Instrument (Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station) and a spare Latching End Effector for Canadarm2 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:

🚀 Launch Vehicle Overview: Falcon 9 FT

🛰 Payload Overview: Dragon Cargo Spacecraft

Countdown Timeline

Launch Weather

📍 Launch Site Schedule

Time

(Thursday) 00:00 UTC

Location

Space Launch Complex 40

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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