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SFI Live: Coverage of SpaceX Falcon 9 launch with CRS-8 Dragon for NASA

SpaceX Falcon9 Full Thrust with CRS-8 Dragon spacecraft at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 40 Photo Credit: Michael Howard / SpaceFlight Insider

Photo Credit: Michael Howard / SpaceFlight Insider

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space Exploration Technologies, more commonly known as SpaceX, is poised to launch one of the firm’s Falcon 9 FT rockets from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida at 4:43 p.m. EDT (20:23 GMT) on Friday, April 8, 2016. SpaceFlight Insider brings you directly to Kennedy Space Center with our exclusive live webcast. Our show will begin at 4 p.m. EDT (20:00 GMT) – and will last through the launch, closing with final thoughts on this historic flight.


Jason Rhian spent several years honing his skills with internships at NASA, the National Space Society and other organizations. He has provided content for outlets such as: Aviation Week & Space Technology,, The Mars Society and Universe Today.

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