UPDATE 4 p.m.: Watch live as Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket launches.
SpaceX will make a second attempt this afternoon to launch its Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket after the mission was aborted Thursday.
The launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center opens with a two-hour window at 4:14 p.m. The launch will be webcast by SpaceX here.
It is the first launch of the Falcon 9 Block 5, which is the final substantial upgrade to SpaceX’s Falcon 9 vehicle.
The rocket is carrying the Bangabandhu 1 satellite, which is Bangladesh’s first communications satellite.
SpaceX will attempt to land Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of course I still love you” drone ship.
A two-hour backup launch window opens Saturday at 4:15 p.m.