SpaceX Set to Launch Falcon 9 Rocket from Kennedy Space Center’s Historic Launch Complex 39A on Tuesday

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launch targeted for 3:01 p.m. ET

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Tuesday from the historic Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center.

BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Tuesday from the historic Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center.

Launch is targeted for 3:01 p.m. ET.

The Starlink mission will carry around 60 satellites to space.

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.

The 45th Weather Squadron weather forecast for Tuesday shows conditions are 80-percent favorable. The launch team is monitoring conditions for the booster recovery area in the Atlantic Ocean as conditions pose an increased moderate risk.

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

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