Final Up to date: Thursday, March 09, 2017, 9:forty five PM EST
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER —
SpaceX is planning an early morning launch subsequent week from Kennedy Area Middle.
The corporate introduced Thursday that it was concentrating on Tuesday, March 14 for the Falcon 9 rocket launch.
The rocket will carry the Echostar 23 communications satellite tv for pc into area.
The satellite tv for pc beams video programming to locations in Brazil.
SpaceX made the announcement after a profitable static hearth check at Kennedy Area Middle.
This would be the second SpaceX launch on historic Launch Pad 39a. The primary was final month, in a mission to the ISS.
Static hearth of Falcon 9 simply accomplished. Concentrating on EchoStar XXIII launch from @NASA’s Kennedy Area Middle on Mar. 14, early morning EDT. pic.twitter.com/g8moLfwfnP
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 9, 2017