SpaceX eyes Falcon 9 launch for Wednesday evening

By Spectrum News,
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 9:14 AM EDT

SpaceX is preparing for a sunset launch from the Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday.

The two-hour launch window for the Falcon 9 rocket opens up at 6:53 p.m.

The rocket, which was previously flown during a February launch, will carry a new communications satellite to orbit. SpaceX will be launching the EchoStar 105/SES-11 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

After the launch, SpaceX will once again attempt to land the first stage on a drone ship off the coast.