Weather Conditions 70-Percent Favorable for NASA, SpaceX Crew-1 Launch on Saturday from Kennedy Space Center

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Launch is targeted for 7:49 p.m. ET

The latest weather report shows conditions are 70-percent favorable for Saturday’s historic SpaceX Crew-1 rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center. (NASA Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The latest weather report shows conditions are 70-percent favorable for Saturday’s historic SpaceX Crew-1 rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center.

Launch is targeted for 7:49 P.M. ET.

According to the 45th Weather Squadron report, the biggest concern on Saturday is the Cumulus Cloud Rule.

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission is the first operational mission of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.

NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and astronaut Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are scheduled to launch at 7:49 p.m. EST on Saturday, Nov. 14, from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center.

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