Weather Forecast Shows Conditions 80-Percent Favorable for Thursday’s SpaceX Launch from Kennedy Space Center
By Space Coast Daily // September 2, 2020
Launch targeted for 8:46 a.m. ET
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The latest weather report from the 45th Weather Squadron shows conditions are 80-percent favorable for Thursday’s SpaceX rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center.
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.
Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily.
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