SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch from Cape Canaveral successful

Enlarge Image Falcon Heavy's center core landed on the SpaceX droneship.                  Video screenshot by Amanda Kooser  CNET

Enlarge Image Falcon Heavy's center core landed on the SpaceX droneship. Video screenshot by Amanda Kooser CNET

Now, SpaceX is hoping that the fourth time is the charm, and it has another launch window scheduled for today at 6:35 p.m. EST.

SpaceX will be launching its second Falcon Heavy rocket carrying the Arabsat-6A communications satellite to orbit.

On Wednesday Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO suggested that a delay was likely due to "upper atmospheric wind shear" and SpaceX confirmed there would be no launch. It's a particularly notable one, being Falcon Heavy's second flight ever and the very first commercial launch for the gargantuan launch vehicle.

SpaceX made headlines early past year with the first-ever launch of the Falcon Heavy, and the successful return of two of its three boosters was a stunning sight. It's nearly certainly still in orbit around the sun with a mannequin at the wheel.

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Now, we've got a new trailer that shows the producers auditioning Pokémon for the movie, and I have to say it's kind of hilarious.

The webcast should begin about 20 minutes before the rocket's anticipated liftoff.

After the launch, Falcon Heavy's center core made a successful vertical landing on the "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.

Ahead of Thursday's launch attempt, the company said the rocket-composed of three Falcon 9, Block 5 cores-remains in good condition. It will include coverage of the landing attempts and satellite deploy.

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