BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Update: SpaceX reschedules its Falcon 9 launch date to Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8:18 p.m. Eastern Time, but the reason for this change was not given.
Now targeting Sunday, September 18 at 8:18 p.m. ET for Falcon 9’s launch of Starlink— SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 17, 2022
Read our earlier story below:
After multiple launch attempts scrubbed this week, SpaceX plans to launch its Falcon 9 rocket Saturday night.
>>> STREAM THE LAUNCH LIVE <<<
The launch window is set for Saturday at 8:43 p.m. Eastern Time.
SpaceX says they were forced to stand down Friday due to continued unfavorable weather conditions.
WATCH: ‘Hurricane Maria: Power & Perseverance’
The launch is part of SpaceX’s Starlink mission, which is creating a global network of satellites that provide high-speed internet access.
Read: Eye on the Tropics: TS Fiona to become hurricane, warning issued for Puerto Rico
The company recently announced that Starlink internet is now available on all seven continents, after confirming a connection with a research station in Antarctica.
Read: 16-year-old arrested after shooting woman during robbery, Apopka police say
If the launch happens, Channel 9 will stream the launch here.
Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, and click here to watch the latest news on your Smart TV.
©2022 Cox Media Group