A March launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

On Monday at 11:30 pm ET, SpaceX plans to launch 24 satellites into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. You can watch a stream of the launch below.

The big picture: Per SpaceX, the mission will be "among the most challenging launches in SpaceX history."

  • Rocket type: Falcon Heavy
  • Mission name: STP-2
  • Cargo: 24 satellites
  • Crew: None
  • Launch spot: Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida
  • Landing type: Triple landing with two side boosters and core stage

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Opposition leader Leopoldo López flees Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo López outside the Spanish embassy in Caracas, in 2019. Photo: Juan Barreto/AFP via Getty Images

Leopoldo López, a former political prisoner and prominent Venezuelan opposition leader, has left the country, his Popular Will party confirmed in a statement Saturday.

Why it matters: He's been an influential force in the push to oust President Nicolás Maduro's regime and a mentor to opposition leader Juan Guaidó. He'd been in the Spanish ambassador's Caracas residence since escaping house arrest in April 2019 following a failed military uprising.

Obama: The rest of us have to live with the consequences of what Trump's done

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Campaigning for Joe Biden at a car rally in Miami on Saturday, Barack Obama railed against President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "the rest of us have to live with the consequences of what he's done."

Driving the news: With less than two weeks before the election, the Biden campaign is drawing on the former president's popularity with Democrats to drive turnout and motivate voters.