SpaceX is targeting Thursday, October 20th., for a Falcon 9 launch of 54 Starlink satellites to LEO from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
The instantaneous launch window is at 10:50 a.m., ET (14:50 UTC), and a backup opportunity is available on Friday, October 21st., at 10:29 a.m., ET (14:29 UTC).
The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched GPS III Space Vehicle 04, GPS III Space Vehicle 05, Inspiration4, Ax-1, Nilesat 301, and four Starlink missions.
Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.
Watch the live launch webcast starting about 5 minutes before liftoff at this direct link…