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WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket for resupply mission to ISS

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — SpaceX’s Dragon successfully lifts off from pad 40 for the first time in four years.

5 p.m. Update:

Following a successful launch and separation, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule is on it way to autonomously dock with the International Space Station on Saturday, March 23 at approximately 7:30 a.m.

The Dragon cargo spacecraft is loaded with more than 6,000 pounds of food, supplies, and hardware and research equipment.

Falcon 9′s first stage rocket also made a successful landing at LZ-1

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Original Story:

SpaceX plans to launch its Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 4:55 p.m.

The rocket will send a Dragon spacecraft on a mission to deliver more supplies to the International Space Station.

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The payload will include over 6,000 pounds of food, supplies, and research equipment.

When the launch happens, you can watch it live right here on WFTV.com and on Eyewitness News.

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