WATCH LIVE | SpaceX delivers Space Force ‘classified payload’ into orbit


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time in three years, SpaceX is set to launch its Falcon Heavy rocket into orbit today at 8:41 a.m.

According to the Associated Press, the launch will deliver a “classified payload” for the U.S. Space Force into orbit.

The mission is dubbed USSF-44 and will depart Earth from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Should conditions not permit a launch today, a back-up window will open at 8:37 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2.

According to SpaceX’s website, following booster separation, Falcon Heavy’s two side boosters will land at SpaceX’s Landing Zones 1 and 2 (LZ-1 and LZ-2) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

The entire launch will be livestreamed through this story beginning at approximately 8:25 a.m.

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