Live coverage: SpaceX conducts second static fire test ahead of Amos 17 launch

Live coverage of SpaceX’s preparations for the next Falcon 9 rocket launch from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission will launch the Amos 17 commercial communications satellite for Spacecom Ltd. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket fires its engines Wednesday at pad 40. Credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now

Check here for live updates on the progress of the Falcon 9 rocket’s static fire test at pad 40.