SCRUBBED: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral Pushed Back to Friday Night
By Space Coast Daily // January 27, 2022
launch is targeted for 6:11 p.m. ET Friday
ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX is ready to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Thursday.
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – SpaceX launch team has scrubbed Thursday’s Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and pushed it back to Friday night.
SpaceX cited there was ‘unfavorable weather’ in the area.
The launch is targeted for 6:11 p.m. ET.
Weather conditions are 70-percent favorable for Thursday’s rocket launch with the primary concern being the Cumulus Cloud Rule and strong winds near the time of liftoff.
The rocket will carry the second COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation, or CSG 2, radar surveillance satellite for ASI, the Italian space agency.
Following first-stage separation, SpaceX will attempt to recover the booster engine on a drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.
Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.