Live coverage: Falcon 9 lifts off after weather delay

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with the Telstar 18 VANTAGE/APSTAR 5C communications satellite for the Canadian company Telesat. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

SpaceX’s live video webcast begins around 15 minutes prior to launch, and will be available on this page.