SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 launch due to bad weather

Update: Scrub! SpaceX was called off this morning’s Falcon 9 launch due to bad weather around the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The next opportunity to fly will open on Wednesday, May 24 at 11:25 PM EDT. Stay tuned for latest news floridatoday.com/launchschedule.

Follow live updates Tuesday through Wednesday as SpaceX aims to launch a Falcon 9 rocket and commercial communications satellite from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

Although weather conditions are only 30% “go,” crews have a little more than a two-hour window that opens at 11:25 pm EDT to launch Arabsat’s BADR-8 satellite from Launch Complex 40. If it launches during tonight’s window, it will fly. On an eastern route. After liftoff, the rocket’s 162-foot first stage will aim to land aboard a Just Read the Instructions drone in the Atlantic Ocean.

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