SpaceX Scrubs Launch of 60 Starlink Satellites Written 23 October 2020


An aerial view of the SpaceX launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center. | Shealah Craighead; Wikipedia; Public Domain

SPACE reports that SpaceX postponed the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket Thursday, which was scheduled to launch 60 Starlink satellites into orbit at 12:14 p.m. The launch was scrubbed approximately 15 minutes before scheduled liftoff “due to mission assurance concerns.” SpaceX tweeted, “Standing down from today’s launch of Starlink to allow additional time for mission assurance work: will announce next launch opportunity once confirmed on the Range.”
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