Space Force, SpaceX preparing Falcon Heavy to launch this month

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Launch fans will have a chance to see another Falcon Heavy later this month.


SpaceX and Space Systems Command are preparing to launch U.S. Space Force-44, the first National Security Space Launch, in October, Space Force said Friday.

USSF-44 will lift off from Space Launch Complex-39A at the Kennedy Space Center.

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It will carry multiple satellites to place into orbit.

This will be the fourth Falcon Heavy since the debut of the vehicle and the first Falcon Heavy launch since June 2019.

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The Space Force said SpaceX plans to recover the side boosters to reuse for another Space Force launch this year.

Check back for updates on this story.

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