SpaceX postpones weekend Falcon 9 rocket launch at Kennedy Space Center to Monday – WFTV

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — A rocket launch scheduled for this weekend has been moved to Monday, according to SpaceX.

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SpaceX announced Saturday afternoon that a Falcon 9 rocket launch scheduled for Sunday has been postponed to Monday.

The company said the delay was due to weather issues for the recovery of the rocket’s first stage.

Launch is now scheduled for Monday at 9:44 a.m. from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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This launch is part of SpaceX’s Starlink mission.

SpaceX said Starlink’s goal is to create a network of satellites that will help deliver internet services to those not yet connected and deliver reliable, affordable internet around the world.

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If the Falcon 9 rocket is launched, Eyewitness News will be covered live on Channel 9.

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