TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — SpaceX launched the Turksat 5B mission to geostationary transfer orbit Saturday aboard the Falcon 9 rocket. The mission took off from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
According to SpaceX, the mission is targeting a 90-minute launch window beginning Saturday, Dec. 18 at 10:58 p.m. A backup opportunity is available on Sunday, Dec. 19 with the same 90-minute window.
WFLA News Channel 8 will stream the launch on Facebook and in the player above. The stream is expected to begin at 10:45 p.m.