Launch Pad: Your week in spaceflight March 4 – March 11

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By | Published: March 3, 2020 | Last updated on May 18, 2023

The launch of SpaceX’s 19th mission to the International Space Station.

March 5: The Indian Space Research Organization will launch their GSLV-F10 for their GISAT-1 Mission at about 7:00 a.m. EST. The mission will see a series of imaging satellites, which will study the Indian subcontinent, put into orbit around Earth. Watch live below!

March 6: The Russian space agency, Roscosmos, will launch its Arianespace Soyuz rocket to deploy an Earth-imaging satellite into orbit for the United Arab Emirates. The rocket will launch from the Guiana Space Center in South America at around 8:30 p.m.

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March 6: SpaceX’s CRS-20 Cargo Mission is set to take off for the International Space Station at 11:50 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This is the 20th resupply mission for SpaceX, and it’ll deliver more than 5,600 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of cargo, including science experiments on the formation of water droplets, the human intestine, and more. The launch may be on March 7 depending on your time zone. Watch it live below!