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SpaceX set to launch NASA’s next moon mission this week

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — NASA plans to give an update Monday on the second launch of its Commercial Lunar Payload Services program.

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SpaceX is aiming to launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying Intuitive Machines’ Nova-C Lander.

The spacecraft is hoping to land on the moon.

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Experts say the mission will help lay the groundwork for NASA’s next moon landing with astronauts.

SpaceX is looking to launch the lunar lander just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday.

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Channel 9 will continue to monitor the launch and provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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