WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Successfully Launches from Kennedy Space Center, Lands First Stage in Cape Canaveral

By  //  December 19, 2020

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Launch window opens at 9 a.m. ET

ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX is targeting Saturday, December 19 for launch of the NROL-108 mission, which will launch from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

SpaceX is scheduled launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Saturday after the launch team decided to halt Friday’s attempt to allow additional time for checkouts. (SpaceX Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – On Saturday, December 19 at 9:00 a.m. EST, Falcon 9 launched the NROL-108 mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, completing SpaceX’s 26th and final mission of 2020.

Falcon 9’s first stage booster previously supported launch of SpaceX’s 19th and 20th cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station, a Starlink mission, and the SAOCOM 1B mission.

Following stage separation, SpaceX landed Falcon 9’s first stage on Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida – the 70th landing for SpaceX.