SpaceX will launch a
communications satellite and land the returning rocket on a ship at sea on Wednesday and you can watch the action live.
A two-stage Falcon 9
rocket will be carrying Nilesat 301, a satellite that will be operated by the Egyptian company Nilesat
If all goes according
to plan, the Falcon 9's first stage will come back to Earth about nine minutes after launch,
It will be the seventh
launch and landing for this Falcon 9 first stage, according to a SpaceX mission description
The booster previously
helped loft two GPS satellites, two batches of SpaceX's Starlink internet spacecraft and two private crewed missions
The Nilesat 301 launch
continues a very busy stretch for SpaceX; Elon Musk's company has already launched 22 orbital missions in 2022.