Space Coast Launch Schedule for 2010-2011



Well, here we go! This is the Space Coast Launch schedule for 2010-2011. This is the main reason people visit the Space Coast, and here is the list so that you can plan your vacation!! You have never had an experience to equal the vibration in your chest when that shock wave hits you as that shuttle launches into the air! Come on down and watch one with us!

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2010 Launches

Launch date: July 30, 2010, 04:52 AM EDT
Booster: Atlas V
AEHF, Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite,a communications satellite for the DOD.

Launch date: August-2010
Booster: Falcon 9
Dragon, A free-flying, reusable spacecraft being developedby SpaceX under NASA's Commercial OrbitalTransportation Services (COTS) program.

Date: Sept. 16 2010
Mission: STS-133
Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Discovery
Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center - Launch Pad 39A
Launch Time: 11:57 a.m. EDT
STS-133 Description: Space shuttle Discovery will deliver the Express Logistics Carrier 4 (ELC4), a Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MLPM) and critical spare components to the International Space Station.bial life and to determine the planet's habitability.

Launch date: October 19,2010
Booster: Delta IV Heavy
NRO L-32, A spy satellite for the National ReconnaissanceOffice.

Launch date: November 11,2010
Booster: Falcon 9
Dragon C2, A free-flying, reusable spacecraft being developedby SpaceX under NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.

Launch date: November 17,2010
Booster: Atlas V
NAVSTAR 2F-2, Global Positioning System Satellite

Launch date: November 26 2010
Mission: STS-134
Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Endeavour
Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center - Launch Pad 39A
Launch Time: 7:51 a.m. EDT
STS-134 Description: Space shuttle Endeavour will deliver an EXPRESS Logistics Carrier-3 (ELC-3) and an Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) to the International Space Station.

2011 Launches

Date: Aug. 5 2011
Mission: Juno
Launch Vehicle: United Launch Alliance Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Description: The solar-powered Juno spacecraft is to orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times to find out more about the gas giant's origins, structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere.

Date: Sept. 8 2011
Mission: GRAIL
Launch Vehicle: ULA Delta II Heavy
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Description: The Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory mission's primary science objectives will be to determine the structure of the lunar interior from crust to core and to advance understanding of the thermal evolution of the moon.

Launch date: November 25,2011*
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory
Launch Vehicle: United Launch Alliance Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Description: The Mars Science Laboratory is a rover that will assess whether Mars ever was, or is still today, an environment able to support microbial life and to determine the planet's habitability.

Last Updated 2010-06-01Information provided by SpaceLaunchInfo.Com, andcompiled from reports at SpaceflightNow.Com


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