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SpaceX launch: Watch live and cross your fingers for a landing

After scrubbing yesterday’s attempted launch due to a “tiny glitch,” SpaceX is aiming for today at 5:40p.m. ET to send a Falcon 9 to the heavens to “deliver THAICOM 8, a commercial communications satellite for Thaicom, to a supersynchronous transfer orbit.” SpaceX has successfully completed this tricky ocean maneuver twice before—can it stick the landing a third time? … Continue reading “SpaceX launch: Watch live and cross your fingers for a landing”

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After scrubbing yesterday’s attempted launch due to a “tiny glitch,” SpaceX is aiming for today at 5:40p.m. ET to send a Falcon 9 to the heavens to “deliver THAICOM 8, a commercial communications satellite for Thaicom, to a supersynchronous transfer orbit.”

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SpaceX has successfully completed this tricky ocean maneuver twice before—can it stick the landing a third time? Or, like multiple previous attempts, will this one end in a fireball

Stay tuned for further coverage.

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Daniel Terdiman is a San Francisco-based technology journalist with nearly 20 years of experience. A veteran of CNET and VentureBeat, Daniel has also written for Wired, The New York Times, Time, and many other publications

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