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August 12, 2017

FLORIDA - SpaceX is delivering supplies to the International Space Station with a Falcon 9 rocket

What: 
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 14th Dragon spacecraft on the 12th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. The Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage will return to landing at Cape Canaveral few minutes after liftoff. Space X has been flying resupply missions since 2012 and is scheduled to conduct a total of 20 missions.

For up to date launch information, download the We Are Go Vacationauts app. Inside, users will find a compass pointing in the direction of the launch, the ability to check-in as a viewer, share their photos and experience with the Vacationauts community and more.

When:
Monday, August 14th 
Launch time: 12:31 p.m.  EST

Where:
Launch Complex-39A
Kennedy Space Center


Why:
With more rocket launches happening than ever before, Florida continues to be the space launch capital of the world. These launches are both visually stunning and awe-inspiring, and serve as a reminder of the state’s leading role in America’s space program.

About We Are Go Florida
“We Are Go” — three little words that energized and inspired a nation to look toward the stars — is doing the same for a new kind of Florida tourism: space tourism. Soaring with purpose, We Are Go is Space Florida’s consumer-facing brand. We Are Go aims to reignite the world’s quest for adventure, thrilling travelers of all ages with the promise of space-related excitement that can only be found in Florida – one of the busiest spaceports in the world. 

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