SpaceX raised a Falcon 9 rocket vertical on pad 40 Thursday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, moving the launcher into position for an expected test-firing before a mission set for liftoff Saturday night with the company’s next batch of Starlink broadband satellites.
Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission will launch SpaceX’s 16th batch of approximately 60 Starlink broadband satellites. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.