Live coverage: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket takes off from Florida, lands on ship

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the BulgariaSat 1 communications satellite. SpaceX’s live video coverage begins at approximately 2:50 p.m. EDT (1850 GMT). Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.