Brevard County

SpaceX set to launch geosynchronous satellites into orbit on Saturday

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — SpaceX is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying two Intelsat satellites on Saturday morning.

The launch is scheduled for 11:06 a.m. and has a launch window of 120 minutes.


The INTELSAT G-31/G-32 mission will launch two satellites into geosynchronous orbit.

The Falcon 9 rocket will lift off from Space Launch Complex 40.

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The Falcon 9 first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched Dragon’s first crew demonstration mission, the RADARSAT Constellation Mission, SXM-7 and 10 Starlink missions.

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Watch Channel 9 for live coverage of the launch.

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