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Payload blog

SpaceX Falcon 9 SES 18 & SES 19

17 March 2023 at 19:38

Space Launch Complex 40 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch SES 18 and SES 19 communications satellites for SES in Luxembourg. SES 18 and 19, built by Northrop Grumman, will provide C-band television and data services over the United States.

The Falcon 9’s first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.


Watch the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket from the following location:

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

ROCKET LAUNCH: March 17, 2023 | SpaceX Falcon 9 SES 18 & SES 19

Start View

LC-39 Observation Gantry

$49 in addition to daily admission

  • Watch the rocket leave the launch pad
  • Additional Launch Transportation Ticket (LTT) required in addition to valid daily admission ticket
  • Approximately 3.4 miles / 5.5 kilometers from the launch pad
  • Buses board at the engine end of the Saturn 1B rocket in the Rocket Garden at 17.45
  • Start sound and communicator commentary is available
  • Includes light snack and souvenir (redeemable at the LC-39 display site)