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SpaceX: How to watch tonight’s Falcon 9 rocket takeoff

Have no text to check? don’t have any text to check? Click “Select Samples”.Maybe set your alarm for this one: Elon Musk’s SpaceX is ready to launch its 50th Falcon 9 rocket within the early-morning hours on Tuesday, with a two-hour launch window starting at 12:33 a.m. ET (9:33 p.m. PT). The rocket will blast off from Florida’s cape canaveral Air Force Station, the company said.

According to SpaceX, the rocket are carrying the Spanish Hispasat 30W-6 communications satellite. Here’s additional from the company’s official release:

“Hispasat 30W-6 (previously Hispasat 1F) will be located at 30º W and serve as a replacement for the Hispasat 30W-4 (former Hispasat 1D) satellite, providing tv, broadband, corporate networks and different telecommunications solutions. built on the SSL 1300 satellite platform, Hispasat 30W-6 is expected to have a useful life of fifteen years with 10.5 kw power and a multi-mission payload distributed across 40 ku band transponders, 6 Ka band beams and 10 C band transponders.”

Musk tweeted about the mission earlier, saying the satellite is the largest SpaceX has ever transported, at six metric tons and “almost the size of a city bus.”

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