Delta Launch

A Delta 2 rocket launches from VAFB seen from Harris Grade Road. Nov. 05, 2010.

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Jan. 10-- Delta 4 carrying NROL 47

A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch a classified spacecraft payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office, from launch site SLC-6. Time is to be determined later.

Jan. 30-- SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying Paz

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch the Paz satellite for Hisdesat of Madrid, Spain, from launch site SLC-4E. Time is to be determined later.

Between Jan. and April--Falcon 9 carrying Iridium Next 41-50

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch 10 satellites for the Iridium next mobile communications fleet from SLC-4E. Time is to be determined later.

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April 14-- Falcon 9 carrying Iridium NEXT, GRACE

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch five satellites for Iridium NEXT and two Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On satellites for NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences. Launch site is SLC-4E at 6:43 p.m. 

May 5--Atlas 5 carrying InSight to Mars

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch NASA’s InSight lander to Mars, from launch site SLC-3E at 4:10 a.m. InSight is scheduled to reach Mars in November 2018.