SpaceX launches -- and lands -- Falcon 9 rocket from Space Coast

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — If you had clear enough skies, you got quite a show in the skies Thursday afternoon.

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center.


The unmanned rocket carried a communications satellite built by Mitsubishi and owned by the nation of Qatar.

SpaceX completed a successful static test fire on Monday.

The rocket launched successfully at 3:46 p.m. when the launch window opened.

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral

WATCH LIVE: Spaces launches a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. The launch window opens at 3:46 p.m. Read more about the mission: https://at.wftv.com/2DoPiyh

Posted by WFTV Channel 9 on Thursday, November 15, 2018