UPDATE: SpaceX Postpones Monday Rocket Launch From Cape Canaveral Due to Impending Weather

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Launch targeted for Tuesday at 7:53 p.m. ET

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Monday, March 1.

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – SpaceX has decided to postpone Monday’s rocket launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station due to impending weather in the recovery area around the targeted liftoff time.

New launch date and time is set for Tuesday, March 2, at 7:53 p.m. ET.

SpaceX says the extra time will also allow for additional pre-launch checks.

The launch was originally scrubbed Sunday night due to an auto-abort.

The launch will be the 20th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network.

The mission is designated as Starlink V1.0-L17.

Following first stage separation, SpaceX will attempt to recover the 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 TV.