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SpaceX to Launch Falcon 9 Rocket for US Military Tuesday

Jun 30, 2020, 09:49 AM by Lawrence Garrett
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands ready to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, April 2018. | NASA

Florida Today reports that on Tuesday, SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket, carrying “the third GPS III satellite part of a constellation of 10 improved satellites for the military,” from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. SpaceX will have a launch window of 15 minutes starting at 3:56 p.m. EDT. The weather “is currently 60% ‘go’ for Tuesday.” The GPS III is made by Lockheed Martin and is “the most powerful Global Positioning System satellite ever made.”
Full Story (Florida Today)