Falcon 9 / NROL-108 is rolling out to pad 39A in advance of Thursday's planned 0900 to 1200 ET liftoff. Nice photobomb courtesy of a KSC crawler.
Although Falcon 9 was horizontal during remote setup, it is now vertical ahead of tomorrow's #NROL108 mission. We got a nice treat getting to watch from one of the setup spots.I've uploaded a bunch of photos to the NSF L2 forum for members to peruse.nasaspaceflight.com/l2/
SpaceX is targeting Thursday, December 17 for launch of the NROL-108 mission, which will launch from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The three-hour launch window opens at 9:00 a.m. EST, or 14:00 UTC, and a backup launch opportunity is available on Friday, December 18 with a three-hour launch window opening at 9:00 a.m. EST, or 14:00 UTC.Falcon 9’s first stage booster previously supported launch of SpaceX’s 19th and 20th cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station, a Starlink mission, and the SAOCOM 1B mission. Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage on Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
Targeting Thursday, December 17 for Falcon 9 launch of NROL-108 for @NatReconOfc. The three-hour launch window opens at 9:00 a.m. EST, and weather is 70% favorable → spacex.com/launches