SpaceX, NASA To Launch Rocket From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Tuesday, December 12

By  //  December 9, 2017

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launch window opens at 11:46 a.m. ET

NASA and our commercial cargo provider SpaceX are targeting no earlier than Dec. 12 at 11:46 a.m. EST for their 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. (SpaceX Image)

(NASA) – NASA and our commercial cargo provider SpaceX are targeting Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 11:46 a.m. EST for their 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station.

This new launch date takes into account pad readiness, requirements for science payloads, space station crew availability, and orbital mechanics.

The cargo is carrying about 4,800 pounds of cargo including critical science and research, the Dragon spacecraft will spend a month attached to the space station.

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