DescriptionSpaceX tested Falcon 9 rocket launch: standard static fire test took place at Launch Complex 39A.SpaceX tested a Falcon 9 rocket launch launched Monday, Oct. 2 in preparation for a planned takeoff of the booster this weekend. The standard static fire test took place Monday afternoon at Launch Complex 39A, part of the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. If all goes according to plan, the two-stage Falcon 9 will leave Pad 39A on Saturday 7 October, delivering the SES 11 / EchoStar 105 communications satellite into orbit.Saturday's launch will be the second mission for the first stage of this Falcon 9. On February 19, the booster helped to send a robotic Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station at a NASA recharge the first stage returned to the Earth for a timely landing at SpaceX Landing Area 1, an installation at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The second stage of this Falcon 9 has not flown before. The first stage will attempt another landing on Saturday, this time on one of SpaceX's freestanding space ships in the Atlantic Ocean.