SpaceX is targeting Friday, March 17 at 12:26 p.m. PT (19:26 UTC) for a Falcon 9 launch of 52 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. If needed, there is an additional launch opportunity the same day at 4:24 p.m. PT (23:24 UTC). Backup opportunities are also available on Saturday, March 18 at 12:12 p.m. PT (19:12 UTC) and 4:10 p.m. PT (23:10 UTC).
The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched NROL-87, NROL-85, SARah-1, SWOT, and three Starlink missions. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage will land on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship stationed in the Pacific Ocean.
A live webcast of this mission will begin about five minutes prior to liftoff.