SpaceX Scheduled to Launch Falcon 9 Rocket Tuesday Night From Cape Canaveral

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Launch is targeted for 9:58 p.m. ET.

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Tuesday, March 9, from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. (SpaceX Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Tuesday, March 9, from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

Launch is targeted for 9:58 p.m. ET.

The payload will deliver around 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink mission and will be designated as Starlink V1.0-L20.

Following first-stage separation, SpaceX will attempt to recover the booster engine on drone ship ‘Of Course, I Still Love You’ stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

According to the 45th Weather Squadron, weather conditions are 90-percent favorable for Tuesday’s rocket launch. The primary concern for a weather violation is liftoff winds and the cumulus cloud rule.

Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.

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