SpaceX Delays Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch to Sunday at Cape Canaveral

By  //  April 29, 2023

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coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket carrying ViaSat 3 Americas broadband communications satellite 6 from Cape Canaveral is scheduled for Sunday, April 30.

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA –  SpaceX is targeting Sunday, April 30 for a Falcon Heavy launch of the ViaSat-3 Americas mission to geostationary orbit from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Also on board this mission is Astranis’s first MicroGEO satellite and Gravity Space’s GS-1 satellite.

The 57-minute launch window opens at 7:29 p.m. ET

One of the side boosters on this mission previously supported Arabsat-6A, STP-2, COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation FM2, KPLO, and three Starlink missions, and the second previously supported launch of Arabsat-6A and STP-2.

A live webcast of this mission will begin about 15 minutes prior to liftoff.

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