SpaceX Pushes Starlink Launch from Sunday to Monday Written 23 November 2020


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

Florida Today reports that on Sunday, SpaceX scrubbed the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket set to carry 60 Starlink satellites into orbit. SpaceX cited “mission assurance” as the reason for the delay and said that it would aim to launch the rocket at 9:34 p.m. EST Monday. Although “weather around the pad appears to be favorable for that window – about 80% ‘go’ – inclement at-sea conditions could impact the Of Course I Still Love You drone ship’s recovery operations.”
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