WATCH: SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

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launch window opens at 11:22 a.m. EST

ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX is targeting Sunday, December 13 for the launch of the SXM-7 mission, which will launch from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.

UPDATE: SpaceX targeting launch for 12:30 p.m. ET. on Sunday

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – SpaceX is targeting Sunday, December 13 for the launch of the SXM-7 mission, which will launch from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.

The one-hour and 59-minute launch window opens at 11:22 a.m. EST, or 16:22 UTC, and a backup launch opportunity is available on Monday, December 14 with a one-hour and 59-minute launch window opening at 11:22 a.m. EST, or 16:22 UTC.

The Falcon 9 first stage rocket booster supporting this launch previously supported Crew Dragon’s first flight to the International Space Station (Demo-1), launch of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission, and four Starlink launches in 2020.

Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Just Read the Instructions” droneship, which will be located in the Atlantic Ocean. One half of Falcon 9’s fairing previously supported the ANASIS-II mission in July 2020.

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