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Delta Launch

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

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March 29 --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 8:19 a.m. 

April 28-- 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. Time is to be determined later. 

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.

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Sept. 12--Delta 2 carrying ICESat 2

A United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket will launch NASA ICESat 2 satellite from SLC-2W. Launch time is between 5:46-8:20 a.m.

Sept. 26-- Delta 4-Heavy carrying NROL-71

A United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket will launch a classified spy satellite cargo for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. Launch site is SLC-6, at a time to be determined later.