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Falcon 9 rocket set to launch from Vandenberg one week from today

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
Posted at 3:03 PM, Jan 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-26 18:04:42-05

SpaceX is preparing to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base on February 2.

The rocket is set to lift off Wednesday morning between 8:37 a.m. and 1:38 p.m. and will carry a classified payload.

The NROL-87 mission is launching on behalf of the National Reconnaissance Office, the Space Force base shared on Facebook.

The Falcon 9 rocket is a 70 m reusable rocket. The last Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base on Dec. 18, 2021.