SpaceX will launch an advanced GPS satellite for US Space Force tonight. Here’s how to watch.


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket (left) carrying the GPS III SV04 navigation satellite for the U.S. military stands atop Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Another Falcon 9 carrying 60 Starlink internet satellites can be seen in the background at right at NASA’s Pad 39A of the Kennedy Space Center. (Image credit: SpaceX)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket  will launch an upgraded global positioning satellite (GPS) into orbit for the U.S. Space Force today (Sept. 30) and you can watch it live online. 

The flight — the 17th launch this year for SpaceX and its workhorse Falcon 9 rocket — is scheduled to blast off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 9:55 p.m. (2155 GMT). The rocket is carrying the GPS III SV04 satellite for the Space Force.

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