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Launch time specified for Wednesday mission from Vandenberg SFB

SpaceX is launching the Falcon 9
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
Posted at 8:23 AM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-31 22:59:44-05

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

The rocket is set to lift off at 12:18 p.m. and will carry a classified payload, the National Reconnaissance Office
announced Sunday.

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.