Rocket Launch: May 18, 2020 3:32 AM ET | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 8th mission
May 18, 2020 03:32 AMCape Canaveral SLC-40SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 8th mission
SpaceX is scheduled to launch the 8th mission of the constellation of networked satellites known as Starlink. The goal of Starlink is to create a network that will help provide internet services to those who are not yet connected, and to provide reliable and affordable internet across the globe.
In response to the prevention and control of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and in order to ensure the health and safety of our guests and crewmembers, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has temporarily closed. There will be no launch viewing opportunities for this launch.
Availability of upcoming viewing opportunities is dependent upon the scheduled launch time and is subject to NASA and U.S. Air Force approval. Launch date, time, and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.