SpaceX Scrubs Saturday Launch
SpaceX has yet again scrubbed the launch of another batch of its internet satellites from Kennedy Space Center.
More than an hour before the 10:54am launch window opened Saturday morning, SpaceX announced in a tweet that the commercial space company was “standing down” from the launch. The reason was unclear. A new launch date was not immediately announced.
Standing down from today’s launch of the tenth Starlink mission to allow more time for checkouts; team is working to identify the next launch opportunity. Will announce a new target date once confirmed with the Range
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) July 11, 2020
A launch attempt earlier this week was delayed due to weather. SpaceX also attempted the launch late last month, but scrubbed the launch due to hardware issues.
The Falcon 9 rocket launch will carry 57 Starlink satellites into space, joining hundreds already in orbit.
SpaceX plans to launch thousands of these satellites, blanketing the globe with broadband internet access.
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