SpaceX is targeting Friday, March 17 for launch of the SES-18 and SES-19 mission to a geosynchronous transfer orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The 38-minute launch window opens at 7:38 p.m. ET (23:38 UTC). A backup launch opportunity is available on Saturday, March 18 with a 37-minute window opening at the same time.

The Falcon 9 first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched CRS-24, Eutelsat HOTBIRD 13F, OneWeb 1, and two Starlink missions. After stage separation, the first stage will land on the Just Read the Instructions droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

A live webcast of this mission will begin about 15 minutes prior to liftoff.


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