ULA, SpaceX Plan to Launch Spacecraft this Weekend from Cape Canaveral Written 12 May 2020


Atlas V rocket on the launchpad. | NASA

Florida Today reports that United Launch Alliance (ULA) and SpaceX both plan to launch rockets this weekend “if schedules hold.” The ULA Atlas V Rocket, carrying the X-37B spaceplane, is scheduled to launch “between 6:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday,” from Cape Canaveral’s Launch Complex 41. On Sunday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket “is slated to take flight from neighboring Launch Complex 40 around 4 a.m., though an exact time has not yet been released. Encapsulated in its payload fairing will be 60 Starlink internet satellites, marking the eighth such mission.”
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