Live coverage: Falcon 9 launches with TV satellite

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the EchoStar 23 communications satellite. SpaceX’s live video coverage begins at approximately 1:15 a.m. EDT (0515 GMT). Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.