The United States plans to launch a hush-hush spy satellite Saturday (Jan. 19), and you can watch the liftoff live.
The NROL-71 spacecraft is scheduled to launch atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 2:05 p.m. EST (1905 GMT; 11:05 a.m. local California time). You can watch it live here at Space.com, courtesy of ULA, or directly via the launch provider.
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The mobile service tower rolls back from the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying the NROL-71 spacecraft in preparation for launch from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The launch is scheduled to take place on Jan. 19, 2019.