2nd Falcon 9 of 2018 readied to loft Luxembourg’s GovSat-1
Spaceflight Insider- Jason Rhian While the world might be waiting with breathless anticipation for the first test flight of its Falcon Heavy rocket, SpaceX is pressing forward with its 2018 launch manifest. The next mission the Hawthorne, California-based company is working to send aloft is the GovSat-1 satellite for Luxembourg. SpaceX is working to send a “Full Thrust” Falcon 9 rocket to space Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida. The mission is poised to launch under clear and cool skies with the roughly 2-hour, 14 minute-long launch window scheduled to open at 4:23 p.m. EST (21:23 GMT).