Live coverage: SpaceX launches Boeing-built telecom satellite for Asia-Pacific

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida with the JCSAT 18/Kacific 1 communications satellite for Sky Perfect JSAT Corp. and Kacific Broadband Satellites. 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.