SpaceX and DoD Targeting June 24 for Falcon Heavy Launch

SpaceX and the Department of Defense are targeting no earlier than Monday, June 24 at 11:30 p.m. EDT to launch the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center’s Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission. A Falcon Heavy rocket will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with about two dozen satellites aboard, including four NASA missions. The NASA technology demonstrations and science missions will help improve future spacecraft design and performance.

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket on the launchpad ahead of its Dec. 2017 demo mission. Credit: SpaceX

Learn more about the exciting NASA space tech launching on the Falcon Heavy later this month:

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