SpaceX Pushes Launch of 60 Starlink Satellites to Tuesday Written 24 November 2020


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

Florida Today reports that on Monday, for the second consecutive day, SpaceX pushed the launch of 60 Starlink satellites atop a Falcon 9 rocket by 24 hours. The delay is due to unfavorable weather conditions near the recovery zone for the Falcon 9’s first stage. The mission is now scheduled to launch at 9:13 p.m. EST Tuesday. The US Space Force “said Tuesday’s attempt should see 80% ‘go’ conditions for liftoff.” However, “the ‘go’ percentage does not include booster recovery weather or upper-level winds.”
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