NASA & SPACE NEWS: Weather Pushes SpaceX Cargo Dragon Undocking to No Earlier Than July 7

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NASA and SpaceX flight control teams continue to monitor weather and splashdown locations

Due to forecasted extreme weather off the coast of Florida, SpaceX CRS-22 undocking is now planned for no earlier than July 7. (NASA image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Due to forecasted extreme weather off the coast of Florida, SpaceX CRS-22 undocking is now planned for no earlier than July 7.

Coverage will begin at 10:45 am EDT.

NASA and SpaceX flight control teams continue to monitor the weather and splashdown locations.

Certain parameters like wind speeds and wave heights must be within certain limits to ensure the safety of the recovery teams, the science, and the spacecraft.

The Dragon spacecraft is capable of carrying up to 7 passengers to and from Earth orbit, and beyond. It is the only spacecraft currently flying that is capable of returning significant amounts of cargo to Earth and is the first private spacecraft to take humans to the space station.

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