UPDATE: SpaceX postpones launch of Starlink satellites again; new target date to be announced soon

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — UPDATE: SpaceX has announced it is postponing Friday afternoon’s Starlink launch due to severe weather in the recovery area that is likely to persist for a few days.

A new target launch date will be announced when it is confirmed.

Read our previous story below:

SpaceX was scheduled to launch 60 more Starlink satellites Thursday afternoon. But the launch was scrubbed due to a recovery issue.

Liftoff for the Falcon 9 launch is now scheduled for Friday at 1:57 p.m., but the weather forecast does not seem to favor this reschedule.

We will continue to monitor any changes and provide you with the latest on Eyewitness News, wftv.com and on our news app.


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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.