Conditions for Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Friday Are 70% ‘Go’ Written 6 August 2020


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a payload of 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network stands ready for launch. | Associated Press-©

Florida Today reports that SpaceX plans to launch 57 Starlink satellites and two BlackSky Earth observation satellites atop a Falcon 9 rocket at 1:12 a.m. EDT Friday. Conditions “should be 70% ‘go’ for” the launch. If the launch is delayed by a day, “conditions are expected to slightly improve to 80% ‘go.’”
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