CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. — Trying again for a fourth time, SpaceX plans to launch its Falcon 9 rocket Saturday morning from Florida’s Space Coast.
The launch window opens at 8:55 a.m. ET and lasts until 9:21 a.m. EST, according to the 45th Space Wing.
The 45th Weather Squadron is forecasting a 90 percent chance of favorable weather Saturday morning.
Now targeting December 22 launch of GPS III SV01. Weather is 80% favorable for the launch window which opens at 8:55 a.m. EST, 13:55 UTC.
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) December 20, 2018
SpaceX pushed back the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Thursday because of stormy conditions across Central Florida.
The U.S. Air Force’s GPS-3 satellite aboard the Falcon 9 rocket. It’s the first in a third generation of satellites that Lockheed-Martin officials say will provide more accurate, secure and versatile information for the military and for the average person.
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