SpaceX's first crewed space missions are expected to launch in 2019 from the Kennedy LC-39A launch pad.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, LAUNCH COMPLEX 39A. The launch will be broadcast live by NASA and SpaceX.
Fact Sheets › Firing Rooms (1.6MB PDF) › Building Launch Complex 39 (2.9MB PDF) › Shuttle Launch Directors (2.3MB PDF) From Moonport: › Launch Control Center Design › Contracting for the LCC › Construction It will be an operational monument to Elon Musk's vision: a towering SpaceX launch control center, a 133,000-square-foot hangar and a rocket garden rising in the heart of Kennedy Space Center. 24/7 SpaceX Boca Chica Starship ... LabPadre Falcon Heavy: Reactions at SpaceX Mission Control. Dragon launch may be "smoother" but "louder" Launch Control Historic Documentation › Historic American Engineering Record (1MB PDF) › Inventory of Equipment in LCC. The first SpaceX launch from LC-39A was SpaceX's 10th Commercial Resupply Service mission to the International Space Station, known as CRS-10. This evening’s launch is a cross-country effort. This test flight with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board the Dragon spacecraft will return human spaceflight to the United States.. In both the NASA and SpaceX flight control rooms, staff will be spaced at least 6 feet (2 meters) apart on launch day and throughout the mission, … SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the … Raw Space Lab Cam Live!
SpaceX’s operations at SLC-4E benefit from Vandenberg‘s security and launch range control, weather monitoring, ground support infrastructure, payload processing facilities, and long-range tracking cameras capable of observing launches from liftoff through stage separation and second-stage ignition over the Pacific. The SpaceX Falcon 9, with the Crew Dragon spacecraft on top of the rocket, sits on Launch Pad 39-A Monday, May 25, 2020, at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. This test flight with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board the Dragon spacecraft will return human spaceflight to the United States.. Hans Koenigsmann, a vice president for SpaceX, said the launch control team will incorporate global weather patterns and models to determine whether it’s safe to launch. Since … Re: New SpaceX Operations Complex at the Cape « Reply #14 on: 06/08/2018 10:31 pm » I like the idea of SpaceX having its own centralized facility, but I cannot for the life of me understand why the company would want to force its control team to climb (ride elevators, of course) to the top of a 300-ish foot tower to do their jobs.
SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. As the hub of launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida since the Apollo program, the Launch Control Center (LCC) has played an integral role in NASA's human spaceflight programs for nearly 50 years. This morning’s SpaceX launch will be coordinated through the company’s launch control center here in Florida and the SpaceX mission control at the company’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California.
"This is a new generation, a new era in spaceflight," NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said.