Weather Expected to be 90% “Go” for SpaceX’s Saturday Launch Written 28 January 2021


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sits on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A, Nov. 13, 2020, Cape Canaveral, FL. | Credit: Chris O'Meara; Associated Press–©

Florida Today reports that forecasters from the US Space Force’s 45th Weather Squadron said Wednesday that they expect 90% “go” weather conditions for SpaceX’s Saturday launch of 60 Starlink satellites atop a Falcon 9 rocket. The mission is scheduled to launch “during a 10-minute window that opens at” 7:24 a.m. EST. Conditions “in the Atlantic Ocean for drone ship booster recovery were listed as ‘moderate.’” 
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