Live coverage: Two telecom satellites launched by Falcon 9, booster recovery fails

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with the ABS 2A and Eutelsat 117 West B communications satellites. 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 approximately 10:09 a.m. EDT (1409 GMT).