Elon Musk's SpaceX team is scheduled to launch its Falcon 9 rocket again tonight. If all goes as planned, the 14-story tall rocket will launch from Florida's Cape Canaveral Complex 40 launch pad at 10:50 PM ET.
After it launches, the Falcon 9 will jettison two commercial satellites into space: one from the French satellite provider Eutelsat and one from Asia Broadcast Satellite. The all-electric satellites should reach a final operating post of 23,000 miles above the equator. The livestream, which you can watch above, is scheduled to begin at 10:30 PM ET.
Last month, SpaceX was forced to postpone a Falcon 9 launch several times before finally succeeding. For that launch, the company scrapped its initial plan to land the rocket on a floating barge in the Atlantic. SpaceX first attempted to land the Falcon 9 on the 300-by-100-foot barge back in January, but the rocket exploded on impact. If the barge landing had been successful, it would have meant SpaceX could recycle the Falcon 9 rocket. Tonight's launch will end with a "soft landing," in which the rocket lands in the ocean and will most likely not be recovered.
If the launch fails, the team will try again on Monday night.