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SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Launch, Said to Carry Starlink Prototypes, to At Least February 21st

Gizmodo ---------- Elon Musk’s SpaceX has delayed the next scheduled launch of its Falcon 9 rocket to at least Wednesday, February 21st for further testing of the rocket’s fairing, the $5 million section at its tip that deploys the rocket’s payload, Space.com reported. The latest test of SpaceX’s line of partially reusable rockets, the launch was supposed to deliver Spain’s Paz radar imaging satellite as well as Starlink prototypes from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday morning. Per the San Diego Union-Tribune, the rescheduled launch time of early Wednesday morning may result in a “pre-dawn contrail that could be visible from San Diego County.” To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Launch, Said to Carry Starlink Prototypes, to At Least February 21st - Read More from Gizmodo

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