UPDATED: Watch The First Block 5 Falcon 9 Launch Live

Preparations for the launch of the first Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket are almost complete. The launch window opens at 20:12 GMT (16:12 EDT) and closes at 22:22 UTC (18:22 EDT). As always, SpaceX is providing a live stream of the launch from pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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