2 launches planned from Space Coast this week

We're counting down to two big liftoffs from the Space Coast this week.

This first is from the United Launch Alliance. 

It is expected to launch a rocket from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday. The Atlas V rocket will be carrying a new weather satellite into space. The 2-hour launch window for the Atlas V rocket opens at 4:38 p.m.

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On Thursday, SpaceX is gearing up for Falcon 9 launch. The rocket will be carrying another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit. The goal of Starlink is to create a network that will help provide internet services to those who are not yet connected and to provide reliable and affordable internet across the globe.

Liftoff for the Falcon 9 is scheduled for 9:32 a.m.

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