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Elon Musk wants to recycle even more parts of SpaceX rockets.
After hitting a tiny, tiny snag, SpaceX is ready to launch its workhorse rocket, the Falcon 9, for the eighth time this year. Elon Musk's spaceflight company had to perform a second static fire test after replacing a "suspect valve" on July 31 and with that out of the way, the Falcon 9 is ready to fly on the AMOS-17 mission. If you're keen to follow along, we've got the webcast right here.
Launch - Pm - PT - Pm - PT
The launch is currently scheduled for 4:23 p.m. PT (7:23 p.m. PT) on Aug. 6 and will lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The window is open until 5:21 p.m. PT. but SpaceX have announced that weather conditions are only 40% favorable so if the sky plays up... we might be waiting a little longer for launch.
Regardless, SpaceX is carrying a webcast of the stream, which you can follow along with below:
Though launches are as exciting as ever, this one...
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