October 19, 2021


Race to the Galaxies starts here

Live coverage: SpaceX preps Falcon 9 rocket for launch from pad 39A[

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A Falcon 9 rocket is ready to haul 60 more Starlink broadband satellites into orbit Sunday night for SpaceX. The two-stage Falcon 9 is set for liftoff from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 8:37 p.m. EST Sunday (0137 GMT Monday), and the rocket’s reusable first stage — flying on its eight mission — will target a landing downrange on SpaceX’s drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mission will launch SpaceX’s 20th batch of approximately 60 Starlink broadband satellites. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

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