SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch From Cape Canaveral Set For September 3 At 3 a.m. ET

By  //  August 30, 2016

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SpaceX is currently aiming for a December 16 static fire of the Falcon 9 at Cape Canaveral, Florida in advance of the upcoming ORBCOMM-2 launch. (SpaceX image)

The next launch from Cape Canaveral is set for September 3 at 3 a.m. ET. (SpaceX Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The next launch from Cape Canaveral is set for September 3 at 3 a.m. ET.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Amos 6 communications satellite for Spacecom of Israel.

Amos 6 will provide communications and broadcast services over a coverage area stretching from the U.S. Coast to Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Amos 6 will also support the Israeli government’s satellite communications needs. The original launch was delayed from 3rd quarter of 2015, 1st quarter of 2016, May and July.

Livestream coverage can be found on Space Coast Daily on the day of the launch


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