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How to watch Saturday’s SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Kennedy Space Center

as declared in A historic Kennedy Space Center launch pad not used since 2011 will help vault a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket toward the International Space Station on Saturday.
Rachael ThomasSpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket stands on historic pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
CLOSE Skip in Skip x Embed x Share Smoke and fire on Sunday poured from a Kennedy Space Center launch pad for the first time since NASA’s final shuttle mission blasted off more than five years ago.
Pad 39A, once a home for Apollo and space shuttle launches, will host SpaceX’s morning launch attempt for Commercial Resupply Services 10, or CRS-10.
The Dragon spacecraft atop Falcon 9 will carry more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and scientific research to the ISS.

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SpaceX ready for Saturday launch to International Space Station

SpaceX ready for Saturday launch to International Space Station

ET on Saturday from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, which was the starting point for 82 space shuttle missions.
For its Kennedy Space Center debut, SpaceX will launch a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA, followed by several commercial satellite flights through the spring.
NASA is keeping the second shuttle launch pad, 39B, and the massive Vehicle Assembly Building for its own crewed Orion spaceships and heavy-lift Space Launch System rockets.
NASA, the U.S. space agency, has hired SpaceX and Boeing Co. to ferry astronau.s to the space station, breaking a Russian monopoly in effect since the shuttles were retired.
Boeing has taken over all three of the orbiter processing hangers, including one for its CST-100 Starliner commercial space taxi.

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Small leak won’t stop Falcon 9 rocket launch at Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX says

Small leak won't stop Falcon 9 rocket launch at Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX says

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