UPDATE: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch From Cape Canaveral Rescheduled For Dec. 18

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Schedule change accommodates NASA resupply mission to International Space Station

The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying the first Lockheed Martin-built Global Positioning Systems (GPS) III satellite has been re-scheduled from Dec. 15 to Dec. 18, due to launch range accommodations for a NASA re-supply mission to the International Space Station on Dec. 4. (SpaceX image)

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying the first Lockheed Martin-built Global Positioning Systems (GPS) III satellite has been re-scheduled from Dec. 15 to Dec. 18, due to launch range accommodations for a NASA re-supply mission to the International Space Station on Dec. 4.

GPS III will deliver innovative and resilient capability aligned with the Space and Missile Systems Center’s SMC 2.0 initiative.

SMC 2.0 focuses on speed, innovation, and partnerships with foreign allies and commercial space companies to deliver capability to the warfighter.

The launch window has not yet been announced.

The mission is a CRS-16 (Commercial Resupply Services) in partnership with NASA that will deliver supplies to the International Space Station. The launch is the 18th Dragon spacecraft mission by SpaceX.

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