VANDENBERG AFB, CA - JANUARY 16: In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen at Vandenberg Air Force Base Space Launch Complex 4 East with the Jason-3 spacecraft onboard January 16, 2016 in California. Jason-3, an international mission led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will help continue U.S.-European satellite measurements of global ocean height changes. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)
Photo: Bill Ingalls/NASA/Getty Images
Photo: Bill Ingalls/NASA/Getty Images

SpaceX aims to launch, land Falcon 9 rocket in California

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The launch from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base is scheduled for 10:21 p.m. Eastern time. 

Aboard the Falcon 9 rocket is a SAOCOM 1A satellite, according to Air Force officials. 

SpaceX will attempt to land the Falcon 9 rocket at Landing Zone 4, officials said. 

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