SpaceX Rocket Launch at Cape Canaveral Scrubbed After Cruise Liner Enters No-Go Zone Near Liftoff

By  //  January 30, 2022


ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Sunday, January 30.

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – A SpaceX rocket launch at Cape Canaveral was scrubbed on Sunday after a cruise liner entered the no-go zone with less than a minute before liftoff.

The launch is now targeted for Monday at 6:11 p.m. ET.

Weather conditions are 90-percent favorable for Sunday’s rocket launch with the primary concern being the Cumulus Cloud Rule and heavy cloud cover near launch.

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.