SpaceX Scrubs Thursday Falcon 9 Launch Written 28 January 2022


SpaceX launch facility (Pad 39A) for Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launches at the Kennedy Space Center. | Credit:  NASA

Spaceflight Now reports that SpaceX “scrubbed the planned launch of an Italian radar remote sensing satellite Thursday due to dismal weather at Cape Canaveral.” The Falcon 9 rocket is to launch at 6:11 p.m. EST Friday. The rocket is to carry a COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation (CSG) radar surveillance satellite “into a polar orbit for the Italian Space Agency and the Italian Ministry of Defense.”
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