New launch time is targeted for 7:04 p.m. ET
ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX announced Monday afternoon that the Falcon 9 rocket launch at Kennedy Space Center has been pushed back to Tuesday night for “more favorable weather conditions.”
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – SpaceX is all set for the Falcon 9 rocket launch at Kennedy Space Center Tuesday night after pushing last night’s launch to Tuesday for “more favorable weather conditions” tonight.
The launch is targeted for 7:04 p.m. ET.
The 45th Weather Squadron’s latest report shows weather conditions are 95% favorable for tonight’s rocket launch.
The mission will feature a Starlink payload that will launch another batch of Starlink internet satellites.
Following first stage separation, SpaceX will attempt to recover the booster engine on a drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast Florida.
Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.
With more favorable weather conditions for liftoff and booster recovery, now targeting Tuesday, January 18 at 7:04 p.m. ET for Falcon 9’s launch of Starlink satellites → https://t.co/bJFjLCzWdK
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) January 17, 2022
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