SpaceX sued the US Air Force in 2014 in protest over the military's award of a multibillion-dollar, non-compete contract for 36 rocket launches to United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Boeing and Lockheed. The launch window then begins at 9:07 A.M Eastern.
It'll be carrying a satellite for the U.S. Air Force.
"This marks the first competitive bid launch in over 10 years", said Col. Robert Bongiovi, director of the Launch Enterprise Systems Directorate at the Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles.
Pence took the opportunity to provide an update on the Trump administration's plans to create a U.S. Space Force, saying the president is setting up a new Space Command to oversea all the nation's activities in the space arena. He said the company would be using its Falcon 9 Block 5 to launch the satellite and added that it was the same equipment that SpaceX would be using to launch astronauts to the International Space Station come 2019.
Elon Musk's SpaceX halted Tuesday's launch of a long-delayed navigation satellite for the US military, postponing for at least a day the space transportation company's first designated national security mission for the United States. The long-awaited flight already had slipped to almost the end of the available launch window because of high upper level winds when the issue cropped up. The satellite is nicknamed "Vespucci" after America's namesake explorer Amerigo Vespucci.
Third up will be Arianespace, which is flying one of Russia's Soyuz rockets and launching a satellite from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana at roughly 6.37pm South African time.
Michel will turn 43 on Friday, and when he arrived in office he was the kingdom's youngest head of government since 1840. Michel told Belgian lawmakers Tuesday that "I am taking the decision to offer my resignation ".
Priyanka and Nick soon hosted a Delhi reception post their wedding , where they looked too handsome for words. So, to be here tonight and meet people who helped shape who she ( Priyanka ) has become means the world to me.
The sharp increase in teen vaping was revealed in surveys completed by a nationally representative group of 13,850 students. Other illicit drugs, including cocaine, synthetic cannabinoids, and MDMA as well as alcohol also remained at historic lows.
Facebook typically restricts developer access to photos that people have shared on the timeline, the blog post said. Asked by a reporter what grade she'd give Facebook for its privacy work in the past year, she said "B".
Some NBA players struggle to find a rhythm in their rookie season, but Mavs forward Luka Doncic is setting the bar high. Although Bagley has been solid, he certainly hasn't been Doncic, and everyone in Sacramento has surely taken notice.
Mr Corbyn then shook his head and muttered "stupid woman" under his breath, as a lip-reader confirmed to The Sun. He said: "He did not call her a stupid woman and so I don't think there's any basis for an apology".
Here are the various agencies or groups whose investigations pose a risk for Trump or are offshoots of Mueller's probe. "But Mr. Trump's charity is locked in an ongoing suit with NY state, which has accused the foundation of "persistently illegal conduct".
But according to a Defense Department inspector general report, the number of ISIS members in Syria and Iraq is as high as 30,000. By September, Trump's rhetoric grew more heated. 'There are very few of them left in that area of the world.
Aside from Manchester United , Tottenham may have one of the more hard draws in this Champions League Round of 16. Before this season started, Lionel Messi said: "It's time". "There was only really one good team out there".
Macaulay Culkin is "Home Alone" again in new ad
But everything is made that little bit easier, of course, thanks to the presence of Google Assistant - it is an ad, after all. Google calls the new holiday film it cooked up " Home Alone Again with Google Assistant ".
Microsoft has made a free Office app for Windows 10
The Microsoft blog post covers everything you would need to know, in a brief summary and then in more depth. Another "hybrid" design choice that Microsoft made was in how Sandbox shares memory with the host system.
Facebook sued by Washington, D.C
The lawsuit seeks both monetary damages and a court order that would require Facebook to put in place stronger privacy controls. On July 25, Facebook's stock price plummeted more than 20% after the company revealed disappointing second-quarter earnings .
Markets Right Now: Another steep drop pulls Dow down 500
Benchmark 10-year notes last rose 9/32 in price to yield 2.8264 percent, from 2.857 percent late on December 17. The price of oil continued to slide, a day after closing below $50 a barrel for the first time in over a year.