WATCH LIVE: SpaceX launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center
PUBLISHED Thu, March 16, 2017 - 1:56am EDT
UPDATE: This live feed has ended. The launch was successful.
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver EchoStar XXIII, a commercial communications satellite for EchoStar Corporation, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). SpaceX is targeting launch of EchoStar XXIII from historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. SpaceX will not attempt to land Falcon 9’s first stage after launch due to mission requirements.