SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket is set to launch the Boeing-built Viasat-3 communications satellite into Geostationary Earth Orbit on June 24 from Launch Complex 39-A at Kennedy Space Center. The 1-hour launch window opens just before midnight EDT. The Viasat-3 is one of three spacecraft that will enable Viasat to deliver high-speed internet services to customers around the world. Falcon Heavy is a reusable rocket designed to carry large payloads into orbit and has been used for previous commercial and government missions.
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