Live coverage: Falcon 9 roars into orbit with Japanese satellite

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with the JCSAT 14 communications satellite. Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

SpaceX’s live video coverage begins at 1:00 a.m. EDT (0500 GMT).