Weather ‘90% Favorable’ for Tonight’s SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch From Kennedy Space Center
By Space Coast Daily // April 11, 2019
launch window opens at 6:35 p.m. ET
ABOVE VIDEO: The primary launch window opens at 6:35 p.m. EDT and closes at 8:31 p.m. EDT.
BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – SpaceX is targeting Thursday, April 11, for a Falcon Heavy launch of the Arabsat-6A satellite from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The primary launch window opens at 6:35 p.m. EDT and closes at 8:31 p.m. EDT.
The satellite will be deployed approximately 34 minutes after liftoff.
Following booster separation, Falcon Heavy’s two side boosters will attempt to land at SpaceX’s Landing Zones 1 and 2 (LZ-1 and LZ-2) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Falcon Heavy’s center core will attempt to land on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.
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