SpaceX Aborts Rocket Launch Attempt Shortly Before Liftoff from Kennedy Space Center
By Space Coast Daily // March 15, 2020
issue with engine power halts Sunday's launch
ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX had to abort the Sunday morning rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center after an issue with engine power surfaced shortly before liftoff.
BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – SpaceX had to abort the Sunday morning rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center after an issue with engine power surfaced shortly before liftoff.
The SpaceX team will not make another attempt on Sunday to launch the Starlink 5 mission.
Backup launch window was originally set for tomorrow. However, no official day and time have been set at this time.
Weather forecast shows conditions are very favorable for liftoff over the next 24 hours.
The Starlink 5 mission will carry around 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network.
Stay tuned to Space Coast Daily for updates
Standing down today; standard auto-abort triggered due to out of family data during engine power check. Will announce next launch date opportunity once confirmed on the Range
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 15, 2020
Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.
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