Three Launches from Florida Rescheduled After ULA Postpones Thursday’s Launch Written 28 August 2020


A United Launch Alliance Delta 4-heavy rocket prepares to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's complex 37, December 2014 | Associated Press–©

Florida Today reports that the launch of a National Reconnaissance Office satellite by the ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket, which was scheduled to launch on Thursday morning, was postponed to Saturday at 2:04 a.m. If “extra time is needed, teams have until 6:25 a.m. to launch” the Delta IV Heavy rocket. Thursday’s launch “was scrubbed during the countdown due to technical problems.” Weather “is 80% ‘go’ for the Saturday attempt at Launch Complex 37.” A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket “is then scheduled to launch an Argentinian communications satellite known as SAOCOM-1B no earlier than 7:19 p.m. Sunday.” Weather is 40% “go” for Sunday’s launch. A second Falcon 9 rocket now is scheduled to launch 60 Starlink satellites from Kennedy Space Center’s pad 39a no earlier than Tuesday.
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