SpaceX launches satellite from Cape Canaveral space station

Falcon 9 rocket launched communications satellite

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Tuesday evening.

The launch went off at 9:57 p.m. from Space Launch Complex 40.

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The launch was pushed back from its original liftoff time on Monday evening to allow for more pre-flight checks.

SpaceX launched a communications satellite, part of the Eutelsat 10B mission.

Weather conditions for Tuesday gave the launch a 10% “go.”

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