UPDATE: Tuesday’s SpaceX Launch Carrying Starlink 3 From Cape Canaveral Postponed Due to Weather
By Space Coast Daily // January 21, 2020
launch will carry the fourth batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – SpaceX has postponed the Falcon 9 launch set for Tuesday due to extreme weather in the recovery area.
SpaceX said in a tweet on Monday that a static fire for the rocket had been successful but engineers were evaluating the next best launch opportunity.
Static fire of Falcon 9 complete ahead of launching 60 Starlink satellites. Due to extreme weather in the recovery area, team is evaluating best launch opportunity
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) January 20, 2020
SpaceX had scheduled to launch the Starlink 3 mission aboard a Falcon 9 rocket this Tuesday, January 21, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 11:59 a.m. ET
The launch will carry the fourth batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network.
After liftoff, SpaceX will attempt to recover the first-stage booster engine on a drone ship ‘Of Course, I Still Love You’ stationed out in the Atlantic.
Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV, stay tuned for updates.
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