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Here we go ... a new primary day and four backup/alternate days.

Dates with estimated launch times (all are ten minutes after the start of the warning period):
UTC: Oct 1 13:17, Oct 2 12:55, Oct 3 12:34, Oct 4 12:12, and Oct 5 11:51.

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281613Z SEP 20
NAVAREA IV 927/20(11,26).
WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC.
FLORIDA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   011307Z TO 011415Z OCT, ALTERNATE
   021245Z TO 021353Z, 031224Z TO 031332Z,
   041202Z TO 041310Z AND 051141Z TO 051259Z OCT
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 28-39-11N 080-37-49W, 28-52-00N 080-25-00W,
      29-02-00N 080-12-00W, 29-00-00N 080-10-00W,
      28-50-00N 080-18-00W, 28-38-00N 080-29-00W,
      28-34-53N 080-34-27W, 28-38-28N 080-37-18W.
   B. 31-39-00N 077-20-00W, 33-15-00N 075-57-00W,
      33-40-00N 074-59-00W, 33-21-00N 074-25-00W,
      32-45-00N 074-32-00W, 31-25-00N 077-06-00W.
2. CANCEL NAVAREA IV 918/20.
3. CANCEL THIS MSG 051359Z OCT 20.

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Quote from: NGA
252255Z SEP 20
NAVAREA IV 918/20(11,26).
WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC.
FLORIDA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   281407Z TO 281525Z SEP
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 28-39-11N 080-37-49W, 28-52-00N 080-25-00W,
      29-02-00N 080-12-00W, 29-00-00N 080-10-00W,
      28-50-00N 080-18-00W, 28-38-00N 080-29-00W,
      28-34-53N 080-34-27W, 28-38-28N 080-37-18W.
   B. 31-39-00N 077-20-00W, 33-15-00N 075-57-00W,
      33-40-00N 074-59-00W, 33-21-00N 074-25-00W,
      32-45-00N 074-32-00W, 31-25-00N 077-06-00W.
2. CANCEL NAVAREA IV 901/20.
3. CANCEL THIS MSG 281625Z SEP 20.

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L-2 forecast now 70% GO
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Cross-post; my bold:
http://www.launchphotography.com/Delta_4_Atlas_5_Falcon_9_Launch_Viewing.html
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FALCON 9

The next SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral will launch the thirteenth batch of Starlink internet satellites from pad 39A on October 1 at 9:17am EDT. Then, a Falcon 9 will launch the fourth Block III GPS satellite on October 2 at 9:43pm EDT. The launch windows stretches to 9:58pm EDT. A Falcon 9 from pad 40 will launch the fourthteenth Starlink batch from pad TBA on October TBA. And a Falcon 9 will launch the fifteenth batch of Starlink satellites on October TBA. Other upcoming Falcon 9 launches are TBA. The next Crew Dragon, Crew-1, is scheduled for launch from pad 39A on October 31 at 2:40am EDT. The launch window is instantaneous. The launch time gets 22-26 min. earlier each day.

DELTA 4-HEAVY

The next Delta 4-Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral will launch NROL-44 for the National Reconn. Office on September 30 at 11:54pm EDT. The launch period extends to 1:35am.

And, great shot in the Tweet!  Two Falcon 9's: SLC-40 in the foreground; SLC-39A in the background.
https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1311142615723638784
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The L-1 weather forecast remains unchanged, still 70% GO.
GO for launch, GO for age of reflight

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Updated "Press kit" capture with ocr

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https://twitter.com/spacexfleet/status/1311411248437891079

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🔄 With a shifting launch order, the recovery fleet has repositioned back to the Starlink landing zones today.

The Starlink mission is now NET Oct 1, 9:17am EDT. Droneship landing on OCISLY.

JRTI droneship is patiently waiting for the GPS mission now NET Oct 2.

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Delta IV-H launch scrubbed tonight.
Starlink/Falcon 9 launch proceeds as scheduled in about 9 hours.

4th try at Launchapalooza!
Scheduled:
Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

2020
September 27 28 October 1  - Starlink flight 13 (x60) [v1.0 L12] - Falcon 9-094 (B1058.3 S) - Kennedy LC-39A - 13:17 14:22 43
September 30 October 2 - Cygnus NG-14 (CRS-14) - Antares-230+ - MARS LP-0A - 01:38 02:27
September 30 October 1 3 - GPS III SV04 - Falcon 9 (B1062.1 S) - Canaveral SLC-40 - 01:43 51 55
September 26 27 28 29 30 October 1 TBD - NROL-44: Orion 10 (RIO 10, Mission 8306, Mentor 8 ) (TBD) - Delta IV-H [D-385] - Canaveral SLC-37B - 03:54 58 04:14 10 06 02
(launch about 4 minutes earlier/day)

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Updated version of my "press kit".
GO for launch, GO for age of reflight

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https://twitter.com/45thspacewing/status/1311630770822352898

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Time to get things started for this morning’s #Starlink launch! Who’s ready? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️

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Nice view:

https://twitter.com/emrekelly/status/1311634086818197504

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Good morning from Kennedy Space Center, where we're...never mind, you know how this works. T-minus 90 minutes.

Edit to add: shot from 321 Launch live webcam
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T-30 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-25 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-20 minute vent.
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T-16 minutes. Second stage LOX loading should be starting about now.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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