SpaceX successfully launches Israeli-owned telecom satellite
Photos: Amos 17 satellite encapsulated for launch
Live coverage: Falcon 9 launches with the Amos 17 communications satellite
Air Force’s Cape Canaveral commander excited for two launches in less than 36 hours
Two launches on tap from Florida’s Space Coast this week
SpaceX test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral on Saturday evening, clearing the way for a delayed liftoff with the Israeli-owned Amos 17 commercial communications satellite as soon as Tuesday, assuming SpaceX can work its way into a busy schedule before a previously-planned Atlas 5 launch this week on the U.S. Air Force’s Eastern Range.