SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying Starlink Satellites Scheduled to Launch Wednesday Written 7 April 2021


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

Florida Today reports that a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station during an instantaneous window that opens at 12:34 p.m. EST Wednesday. The rocket will carry a batch of Starlink satellites. The 45th Weather Squadron “said conditions during the window should be 90% ‘go’ for liftoff. Risks from upper-level winds, which could damage a rocket after liftoff, were listed as ‘moderate’ and at-sea conditions for the booster’s drone ship recovery will be ‘low risk.’” 
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