Falcon 9 SAOCOM 1B launch

Location: Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Event Date & Time: March 30 2020 - 07:21 PM


Launch time: 7:21 p.m. EDT Monday, March 30
Launch site: Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Event Details

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SAOCOM 1B satellite for CONAE, Argentina’s space agency. SAOCOM 1B is the second of two SAOCOM 1-series Earth observation satellites designed to provide radar imagery to help emergency responders and monitor the environment, including the collection of soil moisture measurements. Delayed from 4th Quarter of 2019, January and February. This mission was originally scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.