SpaceX Pushes Back Falcon 9 Rocket Launch with Starlink 11 to Tuesday Due to Inclement Weather

By  //  August 30, 2020

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launch targeted for 9:29 a.m. ET

SpaceX is standing down from today’s launch of Starlink 11 due to inclement weather at Kennedy Space Center during pre-flight operations. Next launch opportunity is Tuesday, September 1 at 9:29 a.m. EDT.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – SpaceX is standing down from today’s launch of Starlink 11 due to inclement weather at Kennedy Space Center during pre-flight operations. Next launch opportunity is Tuesday, September 1 at 9:29 a.m. EDT.

The mission payload will carry 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, Starlink 11.

The goal of Starlink is to create a network that will help provide internet services to those who are not yet connected, and to provide reliable and affordable internet across the globe.

Following first-stage separation, SpaceX will attempt to recover the main booster engine on drone ship ‘Of Course, I Still Love You’ stationed in the Atlantic ocean.

TV coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily

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